The Curse of Lono Setting & Symbolism

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The Kona Inn

Hunter frequents the Kona Inn, where he drinks, writes, and watches fishermen weigh their fish at the end of the pier.

Kealakekua

Kealakekua is Hawaiian for "Path of the Gods." This is the name of the harbor where Captain James Cook landed his fleet.

Haere Marue

The Haere Marue is the boat captained by Captain Steve.

Fighting Seat

Sports fishermen strap themselves into a fighting seat to keep from being pulled free of the boat while trying to land a large fish.

Samoan War Club

This is the Samoan war club that Hunter purchases from the hotel gift shop and which he later uses to slay the marlin. It is supposedly 300 years old.

South Point

South Point is a Hawaiian district thought to have stormier, wetter weather than the Kona district on the opposite side of the island.

The City of Refuge

The City of...

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