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Restored sacred temple, Hale o Keawe.

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Extending along the lava flats of the Kona Coast, Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park is home to some of the most significant traditional Hawaiian sites in the Hawaiian archipelago.


The peaceful waters of Hōnaunau Bay lap upon shores of Keone'ele Cove. The majestic waters of the blue Pacific stretch out before you beyond the stark lava landscape. Perhaps you will spot a green sea turtle swimming nearby or encounter a native Hawaiian plant along the trail. The power and beauty of the natural landscape surrounds you at Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau .


A visit to Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park can provide students with the opportunity to learn first hand about Hawaiian history and culture.

Kids & Youth

Aloha fourth graders! In celebration of the National Park Service turning 100, we want to invite every fourth grader and their family to visit America's national sites for free.

Park Rules, Regulations, and Policies that management uses as the framework for how we take care of the park.

Hawai'i Pacific Parks Association is a nonprofit cooperating association working in partnership with Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park. Your purchases support interpretive and educational programs, research projects, publications, and cultural activities in the park.

Last updated: March 13, 2018

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Honaunau, HI 96726


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