Kalaupapa

Cory Lum, Honolulu Civil Beat

Public transparency at care homes; Celebrating EMS workers in our community; City workers on extended paid leave; Breakthrough science of Alice Ball

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Antibody testing results; Technology could help manage quarantine; Longline fishermen struggle to stay afloat; Neighbor island recipents affected by new Medicaid contract; Living in isolation at Kalaupapa

New Statue for Molokai

Aug 26, 2013
Flickr / weetahbug
Flickr / weetahbug

The island of Molokai is known for two saints---Father Damien and Marianne Cope. Now many people are advocating for a third saint---Brother Joseph Dutton. A new statue of Dutton has just arrived on the island. Catherine Cluett reports from The Molokai Dispatch.

Catherine Cluett
Catherine Cluett

The remote Kalaupapa settlement is normally the epitome of peace. But once a year, its wharf becomes as busy as a city intersection. Catherine Cluett reports from The Molokai Dispatch. 

It’s Tuesday, May 28 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Just how bad is Urban decay in the tropics?      

James Spencer is a  UH  Associate Professor of Urban & Regional Planning with a joint appointment in Political Science. He’s also an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the East West Center. His current research focuses on urbanization in Southeast Asia and the Global South, especially in Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Ethiopia and other parts of Asia and Africa.