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October 30, 2019

New Exhibit Explores Often Forgotten Chapters of Kalaupapa’s History

A Source of Light, Constant and Never Fading uses 12 double-sided panels to feature historical and modern photographs, letters from the early residents of Kalaupapa, quotes from the aliʻi and the people of Kalaupapa, mele and other historical events often left out of traditional histories.
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January 05, 2016

Ceremony to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Isolation at Kalaupapa

A ceremony commemorating the 150th anniversary of when the first 12 people were sent to Kalaupapa in 1866 will be held at Hoaloha Park in front of the Hawaiian Canoe Club hale at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2015.
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February 08, 2012

Kalaupapa Traveling Exhibit Debuts

A traveling exhibit featuring 100 photographs of the remote Kalaupapa region on Molokai opened recently. The exhibit honors ancestors of the region through the images of family members.
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September 21, 2009

Thousands to be Honored With Kalaupapa Memorial

A series of Kalaupapa family workshops begins this week to help people find information about ancestors that were forcibly relocated to the remote Molokai community.  There were an estimated 8,000 individuals who were sent to the Kalaupapa Peninsula between 1866 and 1969 because of government policies regarding Hansens disease. The meeting times are as follows:... Read more »
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March 25, 2009

KALAUPAPA MEMORIAL ACT ONE STEP AWAY FROM BECOMING LAW

A bill that would authorize a memorial for thousands of Hansen’s Disease Patients on the island of Molokai, has cleared a vote in the U.S. House and now awaits the president’s signature.The item is part of a larger Omnibus Public Land Management Act that was passed by the house in a 285 to 140 vote... Read more »
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January 15, 2009

KALAUPAPA MEMORIAL, HANA BOTANICAL GARDENS INCLUDED IN PUBLIC LANDS BILL

U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka today voted to support the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 (S. 22), a bipartisan package of over 160 bills that includes legislation supporting the establishment of a memorial honoring Hansen’s disease patients of Kalaupapa.  The bill also supports funding in the amount of $5 million over 10 years... Read more »
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