Hospital name changes in Hawaii
Apr 29, 2011
Here is the progression of name changes at the hospital where President Obama is said to have been born. Note:
1890 Kapi'olani Maternity Home
1931 Kapi'olani Maternity and Gynecological Hospital
1978 Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women and Children
Hence, the earlier question/assertion that someone made is apparently not true. The name of the hospital on Obama's Birth Certificate is valid. Below is the text from Wikipedia . . .
The facility was originally founded by Queen Kapiʻolani as the Kapiʻolani Maternity Home in 1890 for which she held bazaars and luaus to raise $8,000 needed to start the Home. Kauikeolani Children’s Hospital opened in 1909 named for Emma Kauikeolani Napoleon Mahelona (1862–1931), the wife ofAlbert Spencer Wilcox (1844–1919). In 1978, it merged with Kapiʻolani Hospital to become Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children.
In 1931, its name was changed to the Kapiʻolani Maternity and Gynecological Hospital.