Kalaupapa, on the island of Molokai, is Hawaii's leprosy colony, where 8, people were sent into exile over the course of a century.
The original leper colony was first established in Kalawao in of the current village, which was originally a Hawaiian fishing.
Molokaʻi nicknamed “The Friendly Isle”, is the fifth largest island of eight major islands that Molokaʻi is part of the state of Hawaiʻi and located in Maui County, except for the Kalaupapa Peninsula, on the northern side of Molokaʻi, followed by Kalaupapa as the sites of a leper colony that operated from to
Kalaupapa, Hawaii, is a former leprosy colony that's still home to several of the people who were exiled there through the s. Once they all.
The disease was thought to be a punishment from God.
Until , Hawaiian law allowed leprosy sufferers to be separated from their families and forcibly moved to the islands' remote leprosy.
Europeans began recording leprosy in Hawaii early in the nineteenth century. The parliament introduced a bill to prohibit its spread on January 3, The.