Ka Ohana O Kalaupapa

Kalaupapa, HI

Mission

KA OHANA O KALAUPAPA, AN OHANA OF KALAUPAPA PATIENTS, AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS, ARE DEDICATED TO PROMOTING THE VALUE AND DIGNITY OF EVERY INDIVIDUAL EXILED TO KALAUPAPA SINCE 1866. AS AN OHANA, WE CHERISH AND LOOK FOR GUIDANCE FROM OUR KUPUNA OF KALAUPAPA AND WE BELIEVE IN THE VALUES OF ALOHA, LOKAHI, MALAMA, KOKUA, AND PONO. THE GOAL OF THE OHANA IS TO ENSURE THAT THE STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS ARE CARRIED OUT TO GUARANTEE THAT ALL PATIENTS CAN LIVE OUT THEIR LIVES IN KALAUPAPA WITH ALL THE NECESSARY SUPPORT AND SERVICES. WE WILL ALSO WORK WITH AND SERVE AS A RESOURCE FOR OTHER ENTITIES TO HELP SHAPE THE COMMUNITYS FUTURE, ASSIST WITH THE INTERPRETATION OF HISTORY, EDUCATE THE PUBLIC AND MAKE CERTAIN THAT THE LEGACY OF KALAUPAPA WILL REMAIN A LIVING INSPIRATION AND TESTAMENT FOR GENERATIONS TO COME.

Ruling year info

2005

Main address

PO Box 1111

Kalaupapa, HI 96742 United States

EIN

72-1595460

NTEE code info

Disabled Persons' Rights (R23)

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

FUNDRAISING FOR THE KALAUPAPA MEMORIAL -- KA 'OHANA WORKED TIRELESSLY AT THE HAWAI`I STATE LEGISLATURE TO GET A BILL PASSED THAT APPROVED 5 MILLION TO BUILD THE KALAUPAPA MEMORIAL. THE BILL WAS SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR DAVID IGE. ONCE THAT FUNDING WAS SECURED, KA 'OHANA HEARD FROM TWO OTHER LARGE FOUNDATIONS INTERESTED IN SUPPORTING MAINTENANCE OF THE MEMORIAL, ADDITIONAL BUILDING COSTS AND A PROGRAM TO DIGITALLY ARCHIVE OUR RESEARCH AND RECORDS.

Expenses
$15,217
Revenue
$0

ANNUAL NEWSLETTER AND WEBSITE UPDATES -- KA 'OHANA O KALAUPAPA AGAIN WROTE, PREPARED AND PUBLISHED A 12-PAGE NEWSLETTER OF YEARLY HIGHLIGHTS THAT WAS MAILED OR DISTRIBUTED ELECTRONICALLY TO MORE THAN 1,300 SUBSCRIBERS. THIS IS THE BASIS FOR OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN AMONG OUR SUPPORTERS. WE ALSO CONTINUE TO UPDATE OUR WEBSITES AND JUST STARTED USING A MARKETING PLATFORM TO SEND ELECTRONIC BULLETINS TO THOSE WHO HAVE SIGNED UP, ABOUT 900 AT THE END OF 2022.

Expenses
$5,072
Revenue
$0

KALAUPAPA MONTH DEBUT -- IN 2021, KA 'OHANA O KALAUPAPA PROPOSED A BILL THAT WAS ADOPTED BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE AND SIGNED INTO LAW THAT ESTABLISHES EACH JANUARY AS KALAUPAPA MONTH ACROSS HAWAI`I. OUR FIRST KALAUPAPA MONTH IN 2022 FEATURED OUR FIRST WEBINAR, EIGHT ESSAYS ABOUT THE SPECIFIC DATES THAT MADE JANUARY A SIGNIFICANT MONTH IN THE HISTORY OF KALAUPAPA AND PUBLICITY TO ENCOURAGE FAMILIES, SCHOOLS AND THE PUBLIC TO REMEMBER THE PEOPLE OF KALAUPAPA IN THEIR OWN WAYS. A FOUR-PAGE, 8X10, BROCHURE WAS MADE AVAILABLE IN PRINT AND ELECTRONICALLY WITH INFORMATION ABOUT KALAUPAPA MONTH. KA 'OHANA O KALAUPAPA ALSO GENERATED A GREAT DEAL OF PUBLICITY FROM THE LOCAL MEDIA: NEWSPAPERS, TELEVISION, RADIO AND ONLINE. IN OCTOBER OF 2022, KA 'OHANA O KALAUPAPA WAS PRESENTED WITH A PRESERVATION AWARD FROM HISTORIC HAWAI`I FOUNDATION FOR OUR EFFORTS IN ESTABLISHING KALAUPAPA MONTH. IT WAS OUR SEVENTH PRESERVATION AWARD.

Expenses
$2,536
Revenue
$0

Other Program Expenses(from Schedule 0)

Expenses
$2,536
Revenue
$0

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