Hawaii’s whispering past: a journey through time

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Hawaii’s history unfolds beyond its breathtaking scenery. For a glimpse into ancient Hawaiian life, explore Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park. Walk through recreated royal grounds, marvel at towering heiau (temples), and delve into the kapu (sacred) system that governed daily life. History buffs can journey to Kalaupapa National Historical Park, a remote peninsula that served as a leper colony for much of the 20th century.  Learn about the struggles and resilience of those isolated there. Hawaii’s historic sites offer a captivating journey through the islands’ rich past, from royal palaces to ancient temples and poignant reminders of human experience.

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