June 19, 2013

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Gathered together in front of the Kapiolani Home for Girls are (left to right): Sr. M. Martha Kaiser, Sister M. Leopoldina Burns, Sr. Rosalia McLaughlin, Sr. M. Crescentia Eilers, Walter Murray Gibson, Mother Marianne Cope, and Sr. M. Charles Hoffmann. With them are the first ten girls sent to the Kapiolani Home from Kalaupapa, including the youngest -- Ana Iopa -- who can be seen to the far right. The Kapiolani Home was established on the grounds of the Kakaako Branch Hospital in Honolulu to care for daughters born to individuals at Kalaupapa.