On the last two day of our trip to Moloka'i we visited the Phallic rock and Kalaupapa.
During the time of the decline of the populations in the Hawaiians, Hawaiians believed in sending the women to this rock. It is shaped like a male body part. The women used to sit on the rock and was believed to make the woman bear a child.
Kalaupapa is the leper colony on Moloka'i. It is located on the North side of Moloka'i and is very secluded. This is where in the 1800 the people used to dump lepers. It is also famous for the Saint Father Damien and soon to be canonised Maryanne Cope. They both worked with the lepers on Moloka'i. We hiked down 26 switch backs all the way to Kalaupapa. There we met our tour bus and they drove us around town. We visited the bar/store, some chapels and also the St. Philomena Chapel.
Music - Moloka'i Mule Ride - Paul Togioka