The Conversation: Revisiting Kalaupapa
- Kehaulani Lum, a board member of Ka ʻOhana O Kalaupapa, talks about her connection to three residents of the settlement, and the fundraising effort for a memorial to honor those who lived there | Full Article
- Sister Alicia and Sister Barbara Jean, two of the last nuns living in Kalaupapa, shared memories of their life there, and their excitement over getting the COVID vaccination
- Nurse and harpist Ruth Freedman discusses the impact of music therapy on Kalaupapa residents
- HPR's Noe Tanigawa re-introduces us to Makia Malo, the late settlement resident who was also an award-winning writer, storyteller, and educator.
- Historian and author John Clark talks about the parallels of those living in the remote settlement with our seclusion due to Covid today.
- Gardeners Kapono Ryan and Julian Lipsher share how the chaulmoogra tree and the efforts of University of Hawaiʻi chemist Alice Ball found a treatment for Hansen's Disease.