The Future of Kalaupapa

What will happen to Kalaupapa when the last Hansen's disease patient residing there passes away? Kalaupapa is currently under the jurisdiction of the State Department of Health and sits on Hawaiian Homelands, but the National Parks Service is also there developing it as a future national park.

Dan Boylan moderates a panel including; STEPHEN PROKOP - Superintendent of Kalaupapa National Historical Park; CLARENCE "BOOGIE" KAHILILIHIWA- Patient and resident of Kalaupapa and President of Ka'Ohana O Kalaupapa; SOL KAHO'OHALAHALA-Board member, Ke'Ohana O Kalaupapa, who has family ties to those at Kalaupapa; and KAULANA PARK- Chairman, Hawaiian Homes Commission. This conversation was recorded on October 15, 2009 in the PBS Hawaii studio.

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