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Molokaʻi is an island in the Hawaiian archipelogo, United States. It is the 27th largest in the United States. It is known as the "Friendly Isle," and one of the least developed islands in the chain. It is home to Kalaupapa, the leper colony on Molokai's north shore that was the home of Father Damien de Veuster, a Belgian priest and Mother Marianne Cope of the Sisters of St. Francis, both of whom have been canonized Roman Catholic Saints for their treatment and care given during the 19th century to long term sufferers of leprosy.

Molokaʻi' is known for its pristine, breathtaking tropical landscape, environmental stewardship, rich and deep Hawaiian traditions (the island's mana), and visitor-friendly culture.

Things to See & Do

* Halawa Bay Beach Park
* Phallic Rock
* Kalaupapa National Historical Park - Former leper colony
* Molokai Museum and Cultural Center
* Papohaku – three mile white sand beach at the west end of the island

General information

Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 673.4 km²
Population – 8,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – There are two small ports on the island, one of which is located at Kaunakakai.

Travel Links – There are daily flights available from Honolulu and Maui. Molokai Airport is located on West Molokaʻi.

There are also daily boat trips from Lahaina on Maui to Kaunakakai.

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