The Hawaii State Archives collects and preserves Hawaii’s historical documents. Featured content includes birth records, marriage & divorce records, death records, city directories, government almanacs, land records, World War 1 records and more.

 

Hawaiian Digital Collections is the digital home of the Hawaii State Archives and has land records, tax records, passenger lists, a name index, photographs, and more for online family history research.

 

Citing Sources from Hawaii State Archives: Please use our guidelines to properly cite resources: http://ags.hawaii.gov/archives/citing-sources-from-the-hawaii-state-archives/

 

 

Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Hawaii Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

 

Vital Statistics Collection, 1826-1929
– Hawaii, Kauai, Molokai, and Niihau
– Maui
– Oahu (partial)

 

 

Marriage Records

Genealogy Indexes to search all

Marriages – Hawaiʻi Island – 1832-1910

Marriages – Hawaiʻi Island – 1911-1929

Marriages – Kauaʻi Island – 1826-1910

Marriages – Kauaʻi Island – 1910-1929

Marriages – Maui Island – 1842-1910

Marriages – Maui Island – 1911-1929

Marriages – Molokaʻi Island – 1850-1910

Marriages – Molokaʻi Island – 1911-1929

Marriages – Oʻahu Island – 1832-1910 – Volume 1

Marriages – Oʻahu Island – 1832-1910 – Volume 2

Marriages – Oʻahu Island – 1911-1929 – Volume 1

Marriages – Oʻahu Island – 1911-1929 – Volume 2

Marriages – Niʻihau Island – 1849-1856

Divorces – First Circuit

Divorces – Second Circuit

Divorces – Third Circuit

Divorces – Fourth Circuit

Divorces – Fifth Circuit

 

 

Death Records

Genealogy Indexes to search all

Deaths – Probates Index – First Circuit

Deaths – Probates Index – Second Circuit

Deaths – Probates Index – Third Circuit

Deaths – Probates Minute Books – Third and Fourth Circuits

Deaths – Probates Index – Fourth Circuit

Deaths – Probates Index – Fifth Circuit

Deaths – Probates Minute Books – Fifth Circuit

Deaths – Wills – First Circuit

Deaths – Wills – Other Circuits

 

 

Cemetery Index

Hawaii Cemetery Index (Oahu only), pdf

 

 

Wills & Probate

Judiciary Records (Probate Case Files)

 

 

 

 

 

Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Hawaii State Archives Residence Records

 

Census & Statistics

Vital Statistics Collection, 1826-1929
– Hawaii, Kauai, Molokai, and Niihau
– Maui
– Oahu (partial)

 

 

Directories

1880-1881 The Hawaiian Kingdom Directory
1884-1885 Directory of Honolulu and the Hawaiian Territory
1888 Directory of Honolulu and the Hawaiian Territory
1889 Directory of the Kingdom of Hawaii
1890 Directory of the Kingdom of Hawaii
1892 Directory of the Kingdom of Hawaii
1894-1895 Directory of Honolulu and the Hawaiian Islands
1896-1897 Directory of Honolulu and the Territory of Hawaii
1898 Directory of Honolulu and the Hawaiian Islands
1902 Directory of the City and County of Honolulu
1903-1904 Directory of the City and County of Honolulu
1904-1905 Directory of the City and County of Honolulu
1905-1906 Directory of Honolulu and the Territory of Hawaii
1910 Directory of Honolulu and the Territory of Hawaii
1913 Directory of Honolulu and the Territory of Hawaii
1924 Directory of Honolulu and the Territory of Hawaii

 

Thrum’s Hawaiian Annual, government directory and statistics

1875 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1875

1876 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1876

1877 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1877

1878 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1878

1879 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1879

1880 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1880

1881 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1881

1882 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1882

1883 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1883

1884 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1884

1885 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1885

1886 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1886

1887 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1887

1888 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1888

1889 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1889

1890 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1890

1891 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1891

1892 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1892

1893 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1893

1894 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1894

1895 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1895

1896 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1896

1897 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1897

1898 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1898

1900 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1900

1901 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1901

1902 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1902

1903 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1903

1904 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1904

1905 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1905

1906 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1906

1907 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1907

1908 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1908

1909 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1909

1910 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1910

1910 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1911

1911 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1912

1923 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1923

1924 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1924

1925 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1925

1926 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1926

1927 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1927

1928 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1928

1929 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1929

1930 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1930

1931 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1931

1932 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1932

1933 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1933

1934 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1934

1935 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1935

1936 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1936

 

Onsite directories only: Hard copies of the Polk’s/Husted’s City Directories are available for research within the State Archives’ Collection: http://archives1.dags.hawaii.gov:8000/cgi-bin/koha/opac-ISBDdetail.pl?bib=7799.

 

 

Land Records

Land Index – People Names, 1838-1918 (O-Z)

Land Index – Place Names (A, E, and U)

Mahele Book – division of lands

 

 

Naturalization and Citizenship

Genealogy Indexes to search all

Citizenship – Naturalization

Citizenship – Denization

Citizenship – Passports

 

 

Passenger Lists

Chinese Passenger Manifests Index

Japanese Passenger Manifests Index

Portuguese Passenger Manifests Index

 

 

Taxes

Tax Assessment and Collection Ledgers

 

 

 

 

Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Hawaii State Archives Daily Life Records

 

Books

Hawaiian Genealogy Book Index

 

 

Court Records

Judiciary Records (Probate Case Files)

 

 

Ethnic

Chinese Passenger Manifests Index

Japanese Passenger Manifests Index

Portuguese Passenger Manifests Index

 

 

Genealogy

Hawaiian Genealogy Book Index

 

 

Government Records

Government Office Holders

Government Office Holders – Office Name

Certificates of Registration

Constitutional Convention Journals
– 1950 Constitutional Convention Journal Volume I
– 1950 Constitutional Convention Journal Volume II
– 1968 Constitutional Convention Journal Volume I
– 1968 Constitutional Convention Journal Volume II
– 1978 Constitutional Convention Journal Volume I
– 1978 Constitutional Convention Journal Volume II

Judiciary Records (Probate Case Files)

Mahele Book

Official Journals of the Legislature of the Republic of Hawaii

Certificates of Registration

Thrum’s Hawaiian Annual, government directory and statistics

1875 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1875

1876 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1876

1877 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1877

1878 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1878

1879 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1879

1880 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1880

1881 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1881

1882 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1882

1883 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1883

1884 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1884

1885 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1885

1886 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1886

1887 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1887

1888 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1888

1889 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1889

1890 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1890

1891 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1891

1892 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1892

1893 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1893

1894 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1894

1895 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1895

1896 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1896

1897 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1897

1898 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1898

1900 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1900

1901 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1901

1902 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1902

1903 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1903

1904 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1904

1905 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1905

1906 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1906

1907 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1907

1908 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1908

1909 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1909

1910 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1910

1910 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1911

1911 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1912

1923 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1923

1924 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1924

1925 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1925

1926 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1926

1927 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1927

1928 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1928

1929 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1929

1930 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1930

1931 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1931

1932 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1932

1933 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1933

1934 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1934

1935 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1935

1936 – Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1936

 

 

Libraries, Museums, & Archives

Genealogy records at the archives with links to contact archives:

Subject Index, 1790-1970 (A-Airports, Molokai)

 

 

Manuscript Collections

Private/Manuscript Collections

M-469 Hale Naua
– M-469-1-1 Constitutions by by-laws, printed
– M-469-1-2 Constitution and by-laws, roughs
– M-469-1-3 Ledgers-minutes (book G-12)
– M-469-1-4 Ledger-membership records
– M-469-1-5 Property records
– M-469-1-6 Miscellaneous Papers
– M-469-1-7 Ceremonial
– M-469-1-8 Addresses and speeches
– M-469-1-9 Expositions
– M-469-1-10 Notes and reference data
– M-469-2-1 Genealogical album
– M-469-2-1 Kalakaua’s album

 

 

Names & Surnames

Name Index, 1790-1950 (A-Brown)

 

 

 

Newspapers

The Hawaiian Historical Society

Helen Chapin’s Guide to Newspapers of Hawai’i, 1834-2000

In Hawaiʻi, 1,250 newspaper titles were published between 1834 and 2000.

Today, we have online access to:

  • 47 Hawaiian language newspapers (via the Hoʻolaupaʻi project)
  • 26 Japanese language newspapers (via the Hoover Institution Hoji Shinbun project)
  • 23 English language newspapers (via NDNP/Chronicling America)

 

 

Photographs

Photograph Collection

Search the Photograph Collection
http://gallery.hawaii.gov/gallery2/main.php

Special Photograph Collections
Queen Liliʻuokalani Photograph Exhibition
Paniolo Online Photograph Exhibition
King Kalākaua Photograph Exhibition
Hawaiian Music Online Photograph Exhibition

Browse the Photograph Collection by Folder
The following list is a small selection of photographs that have been scanned for web browsing from our Photograph Collection for ease of access. The organization reflects our finding aid and is arranged by subject. Each link will show the contents of its folders. More photographs will be added as time permits.

 

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
 

 

 

 

 

Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Hawaii State Archives Military Records

 

World War I Service Records

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