The Cultural Resource Management Division of Kalaupapa National Historic Park is hosting summer interns Micah Stephenson, Megan Borthwick, Tyra Mollena, Maverick Kaulia-Delacruz and Hoku Kaawaloa.
Through their work, each intern will gain a greater understanding of the significance of Kalaupapa and its unique cultural resources, according to a news release.
Borthwick is assisting with the promotion and development of the park's website, assisting with new exhibits in the settlement and working on compliance for planning/implementation of future park projects. Stephenson is working on several projects within the cultural resources and museum program, including the Kalaupapa Patient Register Project that involves transcribing data from the Hawaii State Archives from 1866-1932 to create a searchable database. Mollena is assisting in museum collections, archaeological mapping and other aspects of cultural resource management. KauliaDelacruz and Kaawaloa are assisting with vegetation removal in the cemeteries and other locations throughout the settlement.
Summer interns at the Cultural Resource Management Division of Kalaupapa National Historic Park are (from left) Micah Stephenson, Megan Borthwick, Tyra Mollena, Maverick Kaulia-Delacruz and Hoku Kaawaloa.