• View of the Kalaupapa Peninsula

    Kalaupapa

    National Historical Park Hawai'i

Brochures

A variety of park publications are now available online. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to access these files. You can download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader here.
 
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The Molokai Light - Learn more about the tallest lighthouse in the Hawaiian Islands and what it meant to some of the people who lived at Kalaupapa.

 
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Archeology of Kalaupapa - Learn more about the resources which make Kalaupapa one of the richest archeological sites in the Hawaiian Islands.

 
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Hansen's Disease - Learn about the history of the world's oldest disease, why it was so feared, how it is easily treated with modern medicine, and the terrible social stigma endured by those who happened to get sick.

 
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Geology of Kalaupapa - Learn more about the layers of rock and geologic history which created the peninsula where Kalaupapa settlement is situated.

 
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Trail Safety - Learn about the pali (cliff) trail before you begin your hike. Here are some facts and reminders to ensure you have a safe and memorable hike down and back up.

 
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Inventory and Monitoring Program poster - Download this educational poster which shows the distribution of Kalaupapa's significant natural and cultural features through time.

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.