• The Sacred Hale o Keawe Heiau Protects the Pu'uhonua

    Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau

    National Historical Park Hawai'i

Wildlife Viewing

The park provides the opportunity to spot some of the unique wildlife found in Hawaii. Along the shore, you can watch for green sea turtles and may be lucky enough to spot one basking in the sun. Coastal birds may be seen feeding along the rocky coastlines, and you may even glimpse our native bat feeding over the water at sunset.

Did You Know?

Ka'ahumanu stone

Did you know that according to legend, Queen Ka'ahumanu once swam a great distance to the pu'uhonua after a quarrel with her husband Kamehameha I? She hid under a large stone, but her barking dog gave away where she was hiding. After her husband found her, the two soon made up.