Lapakahi State Historical Park, where fishermen lived Hawaiians for centuries until the place was left without water. Big Island. Pu'uhonua O HONAUNAU NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK. At that time, religion was regulated by strict regulations or prohibitions taboos kapu calls. This system was used until 1819, the year of the death of King Kamehameha I, who had succeeded in unifying all the islands nine years earlier. Were known restrictions affecting the contact with the leaders, but also applied to some religious kahuna known spiritual powers. It was taboo, for example, enter the personal space of a boss, get into contact with your hair or nails, look him or be with him to look taller.