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John Taylor Unea, agent for "Ke Aloha Aina" in Kalaupapa, 1917.


To all the people of Kalaupapa, Molokai, who want a paper this coming year, A. D. 1918; leave your subscription with John T. Unea, along with the money. 34 more words

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Arning studies on leprosy, 1885.

It was told to us that the parts of the corpses exhumed on Molokai taken by Dr. Arning were eyes, cheeks, ears, and chins.

(Kuokoa, 6/13/1885, p. 14 more words


A mele by S. H. P. Kalawaiaopuna in Kalawao, 1889.



Kumaka ka ike ia Kalawao
Aina i lia mua ole ia
Mai Hawaii nui a Keawe
A Kauai o Manokalani

Cho. Ke hea mai nei… 174 more words



October 16th has always had a special place in my mind and my heart as it was on that day, 39 years ago, that a Polish cardinal was elected to the See of Peter and took the names John Paul II. 1,100 more words



Sixteen hundred feet beneath the verdant sea cliffs of Molokai — the highest in North America — at the tip of a wildly beautiful cove pummeled by an aquamarine surf, lies a little piece of heaven that for a century doubled as a kind of hell. 882 more words

Patients remaining at Kalaupapa, 1917.

Report on the Patients of Kalaupapa

In the report of the President of the Board of Health , Dr. J. S. B. Pratt, pertaining to the patients of the leprosy colony at Kalaupapa, the number of patients living there has decreased, being that during the past June there were 587 patients at Kalaupapa, which is 42 less than the previous year. 40 more words


Molokai, by Alan Brennert Five Star Friday


Molokai by Alan Brennert is this week’s Five Star Friday recommendation.  It may or may not be common knowledge that in the late 1800’s an area on the island of Molokai was designated as a settlement for those diagnosed with leprosy. 784 more words

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