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  1. Protecting Molokai's Sad History At Kalaupapa National Historical ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | National Parks Traveler

    "They were strangers to each other, collected by common calamity, disfigured, mortally sick, banished without sin from home and friends." -- Robert Louis Stevenson, in writing about the Kalaupapa Leper Colony in 1889 More recently, John McBride of Molokai Day Tours says, "The National Park Service doesn't own Kalaupapa.

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  2. Power outage in the Kualapuu and Kalaupapa areas of Molokai. Maui Electric responders en route.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | County of Maui

    Maui Electric Company would like to inform the public that the Kualapuu and Kalaupapa areas of Molokai are experiencing a power outage. Maui Electric is working to identify the cause and restore electrical service as quickly and safely as possible.

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  3. Maui Electric restores partial power in Kualapuu and Kalaupapa areas. Mahalo for your patience.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | County of Maui

    Electrical service has been restored to a majority of customers in the Kualapuu and Kalaupapa areas of Molokai.

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  4. Levin, Hadley join for 'Spirits of Pacific Islands and Oceans'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | West Hawaii Today

    ... Institute and his master's degree in fine arts from Pratt Institute in New York. His books and monographs include "Kalaupapa: A Portrait," documenting the leprosy settlement on Molokai; "Through a Liquid Mirror," and "Other Oceans," "Akule," "Ili Na ...

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  5. Island images: October 2016Read the original story

    Oct 29, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / [email protected] A Mass for Kalaupapa was held Friday during a ceremony at Damien Memorial School in Kalihi, seven years after St. Damien was canonized. The special guest was Audrey Toguchi, 88, of Aiea, who was miraculously cured of terminal cancer after praying at Damien's grave site in Kalaupapa, Molokai.

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  6. 6 Strange Facts About LeprosyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | LiveScience

    ... humans are immune to the disease, according to the NHDP. People with leprosy were once sent to live on Hawaii's Kalaupapa peninsula, on the island of Molokai, from 1866 to 1969, according to the National Park Service (NPS). Today, the area is a ...

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  7. Flood Advisory - MolokaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | County of Maui

    ... flooding worsens and poses a threat to life and property. EFFECTS: At 1012 a.m., radar indicated heavy rain near Kalaupapa. Rain was falling at a rate of 2 inches per hour. Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to: Kepuhi, Hoolehua, ...

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  8. Fire destroys 80-year-old building at Molokai settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    A fire at a settlement on the island of Molokai has destroyed an old building that served as a cafeteria and kitchen for dozens of state employees. A representative from the state Department of Health says the entire structure on the Kalaupapa settlement went up in flames early Tuesday.

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  9. Fire destroys main kitchen at KalaupapaRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    An early morning fire destroyed the kitchen that serves patients and staff at Kalaupapa, Molokai, on Tuesday, but no one was hurt.

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  10. Kitchen at Kalaupapa destroyed by morning fireRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    "There were no injuries," Ken Seamon, administrator of Kalaupapa said today. "There was a fire.

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  11. National Touring Play the Legend of Ko'Olau to Return to HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Center in Berkeley, California. At the invitation of the state of Hawaii, a special performance was done at the Kalaupapa National Park on Molokai before former Hansen's Disease patients and their families. The story of the Hawaiian cowboy ...

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  12. Emmet White is featured as a Kupuna Achiever on Hawaii News Now - SunriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | PR Log

    ... as a nonprofit corporation with a Board of Directors comprised of Native Hawaiians representing Molokai (including Kalaupapa) and Lanai. - - In 1990, Na Pu uwai was awarded a grant and established the Na Pu uwai Native Hawaiian Health Care ...

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  13. Early, absentee voting on Oahu mixed as polls open todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... statewide but only 233 polling places because some communities of 500 people or fewer in places such as Niihau and Kalaupapa are automatically sent mail-in ballots, Nago said. The polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. but anyone in line at 6 p.m. ...

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  14. Flood Advisory - MolokaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | County of Maui

    ... of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Kepuhi, Hoolehua, Kualapuu, Kalaupapa National Park, Halawa Valley, Maunaloa, Kaunakakai and Kawela. PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES: STAY AWAY FROM STREAMS, DRAINAGE DITCHES ...

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  15. BANKS: Why genetic research must be more diverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Keolu Fox became inspired to pursue research in genetics when his mother recounted the story of Kalaupapa, a community of lepers in Hawaii, and Belgian father Damien's mission to ameliorate their condition. Why would a Belgian father give his life for these indigenous people, and why were indigenous Hawaiians so susceptible to leprosy? This question would remain with Damien through adolescence.

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  16. Hawaii official who died after crash wore infant life vestRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... report's details but hadn't yet read it himself. Fuddy and Yamamoto were on the flight after an annual visit to Kalaupapa, where leprosy patients were exiled until 1969. The health department oversees the settlement, though only a few former leprosy ...

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  17. Hawaii official who died after crash wore infant life vestRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | West Hawaii Today

    ... report's details but hadn't yet read it himself. Fuddy and Yamamoto were on the flight after an annual visit to Kalaupapa, where the state exiled leprosy patients until 1969. The health department oversees the settlement, though only a few former ...

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  18. Hawaii: Sea cliffs and sad stories in MolokaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    For about a century beginning in 1866, some 8000 individuals afflicted with leprosy were quarantined to live out their lives on the remote Kalaupapa Peninsula on Molokai's northern shores. Their stories are told at Kalaupapa National Historical Park.

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  19. A visit to the island of Molokai offersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Newsday

    A visit to the island of Molokai offers a window on a unique and tragic chapter of Hawaiian history -- for about a century beginning in 1866, some 8,000 individuals afflicted with leprosy were quarantined to live out their lives on the remote Kalaupapa Peninsula on the island's northern shores. Photo Credit: AP / Marco Garcia A visit to the island of Molokai offers a window on a unique and tragic chapter of Hawaiian history.

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  20. Honolulu church's $25 million project to honor 2 saintsRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | West Hawaii Today

    ... the two saints, who both served thousands of Hansen's disease, or leprosy, patients quarantined in settlements at Kalaupapa, Molokai. St. Damien is a priest with the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary who was canonized in 2009. The ...

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