• Laniloa: La’ie Point, O’ahu

    Historically, La’ie was a puÊ»uhonua, a sanctuary for fugitives. While a fugitive was in the pu’uhonua, it was unlawful for that fugitive’s pursuers to harm him or her. During wartime, spears with white flags attached were set up at each end of the city of refuge. If warriors attempted to pursue fugitives into the puÊ»uhonua, …