place of refuge

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At Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park on Hawai'i, visitors can see how ancient Hawaiians who committed crimes against the gods were dealt with.
This is a place of refuge, an ancient sanctuary for Hawaiians, and it is the only one left intact in the Hawaiian Islands," says Iris Napaepae-Kunewa about Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park.