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Punalu’u Village

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  With a prime location on a Hawaiian black sand beach, the Punalu'u Village Restaurant and Ka'u Center of History and Culture deteriorates into the elements.         Historically the land on the southeastern coast of Hawaii's Big Island was that of the Ka'u Kingdom. In the late 1800's, this area was connected to other parts of Hawaii by commercial shipping, allowing the land to build a large economy based around sugar plantations. Prior to the completion of the island's first railroad in 1878, which connected the village of Punalu'u in the Ka'u District to the town of Keaiwa, Punalu'u harbor and landing would be the prima ...

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