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Maryknoll School marking 90 years of mission in isles

  • COURTESY MARYKNOLL SCHOOL

    The six Maryknoll Sisters who founded Maryknoll School 90 years ago were part of a group of nuns who traveled to Hawaii on the oceanliner City of Honolulu.

  • COURTESY MARYKNOLL SCHOOL

    During the 1940s the Maryknoll campus was crisscrossed by trenches intended for use by students, faculty and staff in the event of an air raid.

Maryknoll School just celebrated its 90th year in Hawaii. Its story began Sept. 2, 1927, when six young and adventurous Maryknoll Sisters and a young priest from New York stepped off the liner City of Honolulu onto tropical soil for the first time. Read more

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