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Moloka'i by Alan Brennert


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To say that there are few books that leave a mark on my heart would be almost unfair since I tend to immerse myself in the world and the lives of the characters.   410 more words

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Seafloor in 3D - New Technology

Corals cover less than 0.1% of the ocean floor, yet contain levels of biodiversity that rival the rainforest. Coral reefs support multi-million dollar fishing and tourist industries in Hawaii, provide coastline protection from storms and typhoons, shelter countless organisms, and are the life-line for many families that rely directly on the ocean for sustenance. 664 more words

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Nurse recalls service on Kalaupapa

Being a true public servant means giving unconditionally.

That’s what a young California woman did more than 66 years ago.

On Monday, she met others who have followed a similar path. 355 more words

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Brother Dutton on Molokai, 1911.

25 Years on Molokai.

Last Saturday, the friends of Bro. J. R. Dutton celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of his living at the sanatorium at Molokai, where he chose to be amongst the patients, and to teach them of the kingdom of heaven and the righteousness of the spirit. 190 more words

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Beloved paniolo "Buzzy" Sproat dies

Family and friends are mourning the loss of a well-known paniolo.

A close friend and business partner of Eldon “Buzzy” Sproat says the cowboy and horse trainer died on Saturday. 35 more words

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A Hui Hou, Buzzy

While visiting Kalaupapa last week and attending mass at St. Francis, I learned Buzzy Sproat, the famous muleskinner of Molokai, was in ill health. Yesterday, I learned he passed on, no doubt with his boots on and sporting his Princeville Ranch rodeo belt buckle. 1,808 more words