Pu'uhonua o Honaunau, Kailua-Kona

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    On the west coast, south of...

    by smoox Written Oct 4, 2002

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    On the west coast, south of Kona, there is the 'City of Refuge' or Puuhonua O Honaunau, an ancient refuge for those who had broken tabus. Getting here was dangerous, but then again, getting caught meant death. Once the refuges were here, they were safe.

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