Kaunakakai, Molokai

Kaunakakai is a town in Maui County, Hawaiʻi, United States. It is the largest town on the island of Molokaʻi, 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
* Sea Cliffs
* Kalaupapa - former leper colony
* Tropical fauna & flora

General information

Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 33.2 km²
Population – 3,430 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 – Molokai Airport is located on West Molokaʻi.

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