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Cost: $50.00 USD (Cash Only)

Beauty and Hardship

The Kalaupapa Peninsula of Molokai has a tragic yet inspiring history. This was one of the quarantine areas where those stricken with Hansen's Disease were sent to be forcibly confined. Or, to put it more colloquially, this was a leper colony.

These tours are named for Father Damien, a priest who lived, worked and advocated for the residents of Kalaupapa. He has since been made a saint, and a visit to his gravesite and the church he founded are part of the tour. There are still 19 residents that remain at the site, and they are no longer forcibly confined but live here freely.

Utrip Tips

*You'll need to bring your own food.
*You need to take this tour (or somehow get invited by a resident) to get here.
*You must be over the age of 16.

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