Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa was established in August, 2003, as a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the value and dignity of every individual who was exiled to the Kalaupapa peninsula beginning in 1866.


PO Box 1111
Kalaupapa, HI 96742


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Windward Community College

Kalapana Kollars, whose great-great grandparents were at Kalaupapa, leads a presentation of the historical exhibit, "A Source of

Light, Constant and Never-Fading" when it was held at Maui College. Photo: DeGray Vanderbilt 

Windward Community College, Kaneohe 


Windward Community College hosts the historical exhibit by Ka 'Ohana O Kalaupapa,

"A Source of Light, Constant and Never-Fading" in Hale La‘akea, the campus library, November 6, 2019 through February 25, 2020.

The public may visit Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Fridays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Holiday Hours: Library closed December 23, 2019-January 3, 2020; January 6-10, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Back to regular hours January 13; Closed January 20 for Martin Luther King Day


Special programs (below) will be held in conjunction with the exhibit.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 5-6 p.m. -- "The Restoration of Family Ties," by Valerie Monson, Executive Director of Ka 'Ohana O Kalaupapa who has been interviewing and writing about the people of Kalaupapa for more than 30 years. This narrated slide show features historical and modern day photos that tell the stories of how Ka 'Ohana O Kalaupapa has helped hundreds of descendants reconnect to their Kalaupapa ancestors. We especially hope some of the descendants attend and share their stories. Free, in the library.