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A Reflection of Kalaupapa: Past Present and Future Exhibition
Posted on 3 September 2012 by
Organised and put together by Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa, this exhibit captures the history of Kalaupapa from 1866 to the present, with images by photographer Wayne Levin, as well as historical archives and uplifting and inspirational stories about the people who were exiled to this island because they had leprosy.
Levin has been taking photographs of the Kalaupapa landscape and its people for over 25 years. He wants to capture their humanity. He says: “Most of them I think were very positive, had positive personalities. I think that was the testimony to their strength.”
See article in Maui News.Com: http://www.mauinews.com/page/content.detail/id/564590/Exhibit-shows-normal-lives--of-exiled-patients.html?nav=10
For information about Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa, which is dedicated to promoting and valuing the dignity of every individual that has been sent to the Kalaupapa peninsula since 1866, visit: http://www.kalaupapaohana.org/