This park established in 1961 sits on the royal ground of King Kamehameha and stands to visitors of the history of the ‘Aina, or land. In ancient times, commoners could not even let their shadows touch the royal grounds of the King and punishments to any laws broken was death. The offenders child or parent would most likely have to carry out the act of killing their family member. 

In 1819 the death of King Kamehameha happened along this stretch of beach and all other places like this, called Cities of Refuge, were destroyed. 

Attached is a video of the park Ranger playing his traditional nose flute of the Hawaiian culture.

Written by Daniella Caccavalla

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