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New York City Names Street After Saint Damien

NEW YORK CITY NAMES STREET AFTER SAINT DAMIEN New York City and Flemish Governments Collaborate to Name Street after Hawai'i Saint NEW YORK, New York – A portion of New York’s 33rd Street (between 1st and 2nd avenues) has been co-named Father Damien Way after the 19th-century Roman Catholic Priest from Belgium – born Jozef De Veuster – who won recognition for his ministry to people with leprosy in the Kingdom of Hawai‘i. Also known as Hansen’s disease, leprosy forced a government quarantine to all who contracted the disease to a remote location on the island of Moloka‘i known as Kalaupapa. "This is a special moment, not only for Hawai‘i, not only for Flanders, I think for all people interest

Flemish Government to Honor Saint Damien in New York City

FLEMISH GOVERNMENT TO HONOR SAINT DAMIEN IN NEW YORK CITY New York City and Belgium Governments Set to Name Street after Flemish Saint NEW YORK, New York – A portion of New York’s 33rd Street (between 1st and 2nd avenues) will be co-named Father Damien Way after the 19th-century Roman Catholic Priest from Belgium – born Jozef De Veuster – who won recognition for his ministry in the Kingdom of Hawai‘i to people with leprosy. Also known as Hansen’s disease, leprosy forced a government quarantine to all who contracted the disease to a remote location on the island of Moloka‘i known as Kalaupapa. “We are elated to honor one of our home’s greatest heroes. Saint Damien changed the world and made i

Hospital Public Private Partnership Legislation Passes

HOSPITAL PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP LEGISLATION PASSES HHSC Maui Region Grateful for Legislation for Private Partnerships. HONOLULU, Hawai‘i – Hawai‘i Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) Maui Region’s board and administration commended the Hawai‘i State Legislature today for the passage of House Bill 1075 Conference Draft 1. The Maui Region, consisting of Lāna‘i Community Hospital, Kula Hospital and the region’s flagship campus, Maui Memorial Medical Center, sought legislative approval to move forward with a potential private partner after being faced with consistent budget shortfalls and increasing deficits. “We are so very grateful for the hard work of our legislators, our community and all

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