Blessed Statue - A bronze image of Blessed Mother Marianne Cope at Honolulu's Kewalo Basin honors her selfless service - Source: HONOLULU STAR BULLETIN by Mary Adamski, Jan, 23, 2010.
Ed. Summary: The Sisters of Saint Francis of the Neumann Communities (Headquartered at Syracuse, New York) installed the bronze image of "Blessed Mother Marianne Cope." Sister Cope was among the first Sisters of Saint Francis who responded to the call of King David Kalakaua I, for help in caring for leprosy victims. Blessed Marianne continued the work of Saint Damien after his death on the Island of Molokai where she, too, passed away in 1918.