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August 2012 - The gravesite of Father Damien, a Roman Catholic priest who became a saint in 2009. He spent 16 years ministering on Kaulapapa. He caught leprosy and died in 1889. His remains were exhumed and returned to his native Belgium in 1936. A relic was later returned to his original gravesite. It is a very popular destination for pilgrims.