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Light in the Queen's GardenIda May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914$
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Sandra E. Bonura

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780824866440

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.001.0001

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Off to Moloka‘i with the Queen, 1892

Off to Moloka‘i with the Queen, 1892

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(p.93) Chapter Seven Off to Moloka‘i with the Queen, 1892
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Light in the Queen's Garden
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Sandra E. Bonura

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0008

In 1865, the Hawai‘i legislature passed the Act to Prevent the Spread of Leprosy that made isolation enforceable by law. Hundreds of acres on Moloka‘i were secured for segregation. Queen Liliuokalani, in one of her first royal acts, despite numerous criticisms and concerns over risking her personal health, went to Moloka‘i to see her afflicted subjects. Pope was invited by the queen to accompany her so that quarantined school pupils could be consoled. A lengthy letter written by Pope includes first-hand impressions of the victims, Father Damian and Marianne Cope, offering an intimate view of this historical occasion.

Keywords:   Father Damian, Hansen’s Disease, Leprosy, Marianne Cope, Molokaʻi

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