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Kalaupapa - National Historic Landmark
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KALAUPAPA SETTLEMENT

Located on the leeward side of the Kalaupapa Peninsula, site of the leper colony ministered by Father Damien. With the arrest of leprosy (Hansen's Disease), the remaining small community of resident patients choose to live in the only home they've ever known.

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ST. PHILOMENA CHURCH

Built in 1866 and located in the Kalawao Settlement on the windward side of the peninsula.

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KALAWAO VIEW

Molokai's spectacular north shore sea cliffs (the tallest sea cliffs in the world).

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SILOAMA CHURCH

Tiny Siloama Church, built in 1871 and located at Kalawao.

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ENDANGERED SPECIES

The solitude of Kalaupapa provides a perfect habitat for many of Hawaii's endangered species including the birth and care of Hawaiian monk seal pups.

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