ABOUT MOLOKAI- Kalaupapa Lepers and Saint Damien

Kalaupapa – Shaped somewhat like a fish (the locals say a shark) has its head facing east, its tail in the west and a dorsal fin rising from its back on Molokai’s north shore. That dorsal fin is the nearly flat, ten-square-mile (25.9 sq km) Makanalua Peninsula which juts into the Pacific below the [...]

ABOUT MOLOKAI- Kalaupapa Lepers and Saint Damien2019-05-04T02:54:17+00:00

ABOUT MOLOKAI- Molokai History

One and a half million years ago, give or take a day, two large volcanoes pushed through the surface of the Pacific Ocean and created the island of Molokai. Kamakou in the east, and Maunaloa in the west. Somewhat later a third and much smaller caldera, Kauhako, popped up to form the Makanalua peninsula [...]

ABOUT MOLOKAI- Molokai History2019-05-03T20:43:32+00:00