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In a petition signed by 192 citizens residing near to the Pa Ola Hospital [Halema’i Pa Ola] in Kapalama, which was put before the board of supervisors [papa lunakiai] at the meeting this past Tuesday; made clear in the petition was that the Pa Ola Hospital had become something which threatens their lives, and they asked that the hospital be moved elsewhere. The petition was read and placed in the hands of the committee of that board, while asking that the committee meet with the board of health without delay. Continue reading →
Dr. A. K. Hanchett, city physician, was instructed by the board of supervisors last night to place all influenza cases taken from tenements and congested districts to the Pa-ola camp [Pa Ma’i Pa Ola] at the Palama Settlement, and pay for them out of the hospital fund. The motion was made by Supervisor Lester Petrie.
“Pa Ola Day Camp,” opened about a year ago near the new Kaumakapili church, is doing a valuable share of the work in the local anti-tuberculosis campaign. The bungalow, shown above, is used for housing cases sent by local physicians or by the nurses of Palama Settlement. During the past ten months seventy-one cases have been treated and twenty left either cured or greatly improved. Continue reading →