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Kalaupapa resident Clarence ‘Boogie’ Kahilihiwa sought to preserve the settlement

  • COURTESY BRAD GODA
                                Clarence “Boogie” Kahilihiwa, pictured with his wife, Ivy, died Friday at Hale Mohalu at Leahi Hospital in Kaimuki. Kahilihiwa was one of 12 remaining Kalaupapa Hansen’s disease patients.

    COURTESY BRAD GODA

    Clarence “Boogie” Kahilihiwa, pictured with his wife, Ivy, died Friday at Hale Mohalu at Leahi Hospital in Kaimuki. Kahilihiwa was one of 12 remaining Kalaupapa Hansen’s disease patients.

Clarence “Boogie” Kahilihiwa, one of 12 remaining Kalaupapa Hansen’s disease patients, died Friday a month shy of his 80th birthday. Read more

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