As Kalaupapa resident turns 100, stewards look to settlement’s future

John Arruda was sent to the isolated Kalaupapa Peninsula in 1945 following his Hansen’s disease diagnosis and Friday celebrated his 100th birthday in the Kalaupapa Settlement, where only eight Hansen’s Disease patients remain — furthering discussions about who should have a say in the future of the historic settlement.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Skip to toolbar