Monument to Father Damien, 1894.

MEMORIAL TO DAMIEN

Monument on Molokai.

We are publishing above the monument; the statue built for father Damiana who died at Kalawao, Molokai, from leprosy which he contracted. A large sum of money was donated at London and $500 was put aside to build this monument was constructed. This memorial was brought here in 1893 and erected on the 12th of September of this year on Molokai by the Provisional Government.

(Kuokoa, 5/19/1894, p. 1)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXIII, Helu 20, Aoao 1. Mei 19, 1894.

Catholic clergy arrive, including someone named Damien, 1864.

[Found under: “NEWS OF HAWAII NEI.”]

New Teachers and Nuns.—With the docking of the ship R. W. Wood, from Europe, on the Saturday of this past week [March 19, 1864], arrived aboard her was some new Priests and some student priests and Nuns [Virikina] of the Roman Catholics [Katolika oiaio]. Here below are their names:

Chretien Willemsem, Damien Devenster [De Veuster], Lieven Von Hateren, Clement Evrard, Eutrope Bianc, Ayman Pradeyrol.

The names of the Nuns.

Theodora Elfering, Belina Richters, Dolores Gautreau, Marie Stanislas Verelst, Marie Laurence Aussera, Germania Delanoue, Arna Besseling, Gudula Besseling, Abse Oursel, and Spiridione Leroy.

(Kuokoa, 3/26/1864, p. 2)

Mau Kumu a me na Virikini Hou.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke III, Helu 13, Aoao 2. Maraki 26, 1864.