What drupaceous fruit were Hawaiian women once forbidden to eat by the law?

  • Pineapples
  • Coconut correct

    Bizarre as it may sound, the "Kapu" or sacred laws of Hawaii prohibited womenfolk from eating coconuts until as recently as 1819; the punishment for breaking this law was death at the hands of Mu -- the official executioners.

  • Papayas
  • Strawberries
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