Molokai History: Andrew Kapalaau Poaha an old time leader of his district on the island of Molokai

Molokai History: [from the Internet and history files at St. Damien] Andrew Kapalaau Poaha was born in Waikapoki, Kaneohe, Kingdom of Hawaii on May 17, 1856 to Edward William Bishop Kapalaau Poaha and Kalena Kamauoha. Andrew married Elizabeth Keakakulani Kapiioho and had 8 children. He knew Father Damien from when Father Damien was building Our [...]

By |2021-12-26T19:02:06+00:00December 23rd, 2021|Catholicism in Hawaii, Molokai History, Native Hawaiian History, stories of pioneers of faith in Hawaii|Comments Off on Molokai History: Andrew Kapalaau Poaha an old time leader of his district on the island of Molokai

Molokai History: Mrs. Kailiohe Kameekua

Molokai History: [from Honolulu Advertiser, obituaries, March 11, 1931] Life of 115 Years Ends on Molokai Kamalo, Molokai - March 9 After residence on Molokai for more than 100 years, Mrs. Kailiohe Kameekua, age 115, died at her home here yesterday afternoon following an illness of about a month. The aged matriarch was born at [...]

By |2021-12-19T08:33:27+00:00December 19th, 2021|Catholicism in Hawaii, Damien Church Blog 1, Molokai History, Native Hawaiian History|Comments Off on Molokai History: Mrs. Kailiohe Kameekua

Molokai History: Hope Louise Lugosi

Molokai History: [from the Internet] Hope Louise Lugosi, the fifth and last wife of famous Hollywood actor Bela Lugosi (who played Dracula in movies) is buried at St. Joseph Cemetery in Kamalo on Molokai. She was married to Bela from 1955-1956. Hope was a fan of Bela's and when he was in the hospital recovering [...]

By |2021-12-26T19:10:34+00:00December 7th, 2021|Catholicism in Hawaii, Molokai History|Comments Off on Molokai History: Hope Louise Lugosi
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