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
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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 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
I’m calling this an Aloha Friday post even though it comes on Sunday. There is news from Honolulu that a Hawaiian monk seal and her pup have taken up residence on Kaimana Beach (also known as San Souci Beach) near the Natatorium at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki. 298 more words
After three years of traveling the world, Hokulea is getting closer to home.
Sailing with sister canoe, Hikianalia, the historic voyaging canoe will acknowledge three sacred sites in Hawaii: Kahoolawe, Kalaupapa, and Kualoa. 148 more words