• View of the Kalaupapa Peninsula


    National Historical Park Hawai'i


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Kalaupapa peninsula is rich with marine and terrestrial wildlife. Learn more about the animals that make their home here.


Did You Know?

Damien Sign

Father Damien's life and death among his people at Kalaupapa focussed the attention of the world on the problem of leprosy and the plight of its victims. After Damien's death in 1889, the people of England established a fund and a commission for the scientific investigation of the disease.