The Life of Emma Powers Feary Kamakawelewele in Honolulu and Kalaupapa, 1871 – 1947

Presentation by Deborah Day about the life of Emma Powers Feary Kamakawelewele, who was a student at Kawaiaha’o Seminary at the time of her Hansens Disease diagnosis. Her mother, Mary Powers, was also sent to Kalaupapa.

From their website: http://www.huimalamamakanalua.org/

HUI MĀLAMA MAKANALUA 

I ka haliʻa aloha e ola ai, 
perpetuating the moʻolelo of Makanalua 

“Formed in early 2014, we are a group of friends, students, and teachers; neighbors and ‘ohana; who all share a connection to the wahi pana of Makanalua peninsula. Most of us have participated in service-trips to Kalaupapa National Historical Park, and some of us have personal connections to the kūpuna of the peninsula.  We all care deeply about the ‘āina and people of Makanalua.”

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