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KALAUPAPA EXHIBIT TO OPEN AT HONOLULU HALE

 

(Wed., May 16, 2012) − Kalaupapa: E Ho‘ohanohano a E Ho‘omau (To Honor and Perpetuate), an exhibit of photographs will be on display from May 17 to June 5 at Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street.

 

The unique history of Kalaupapa, the settlement for Hansen’s Disease patients, is presented through photographs, by the acclaimed photographer Wayne Levin, and other historic photos of the remote region on Molokai. Henry Law, the first national park superintendent of Kalaupapa, and Valerie Monson, coordinator of the non-profit Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa, which is presenting this show, will also display works.

 

            The show is presented by the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts in partnership with the Ka Ohana O Kalaupapa educational organization. All exhibits are free and open to the public. Viewing hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

 

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Media contact: the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts at 768-6622.

 

 

Photographer Wayne Levin setting up exhibit at Honolulu Hale

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHER WAYNE LEVIN HANGING PHOTO AT HONOLULU HALE