Murals from Hawaii
These are some murals that were found at the visitor center at Pu’uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park in Big Island, Hawaii.
These ceramic murals take us back to ancient Hawaii, bits and parts of Polynesian history and showcase the flora you see on the archipelago.
Pu’uhonua O Honaunau is a place where ancient Hawaiians who had done the forbidden and those warriors who had fared badly in battles went to, to seek refuge. As such this place is also known as the Place of Refuge. It is located on the on the west coast of Big Island.
More about Pu’uhonua O Honaunau here — Lessons in Hawaiian Culture
|Those could be the volcanoes of that Hawaii is known for. Could this part of the display be taking about the discovery of the island(s)? And the conditions that had to be faced during the discoveries?|
Other than those ceramic tiles, the center had these sculptural exhibits on the walls:
|Big Island and it’s major volcanoes: Hualalai, Mauna Kea, Kilauea and Mauna Loa.|