KALAUPAPA, HAWAII LEPER COLONY: A LOOK INSIDE THE REMOTE ISLAND HOME FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES

From leper colony to tourist destination? Could happen when the last patient dies. The colonys youngest resident is 73.

 

The National Park Service has plans for the Hansens Disease settlement at Kalaupapa, Molokai once the last patient there dies. Limited tours and visits would be permitted under a new plan advanced by National Park officials.

 

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