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Genealogy Resources

Hawaii Genealogy Resources

  • Digital Collections. Hawaii State Archives.

  • 1840-1866; 1847-1896 Census Files. Microfilm of originals from the Hawaiian Bureau of Customs, now located at the Archives of Hawaii, Honolulu. Microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1 roll, FHL film #1009896. Chronologically arranged. Records consist of school census statistics, population census statistics, and summaries of births, marriages, and deaths.
  • 1890 Hawaiian Kingdom Census. Microfilm of a photocopy. Microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990, 1 roll, FHL film #1675447. Contains index (typescript) and extract (handwritten) of the 1890 Census of Hawaii.

  • Hawaii Births and Christenings, 1852-1933. Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of Hawaii – 150,992 records after 27 Apr 2010. FamilySearch.

  • Hawaii Deaths and Burials, 1862-1919 – Name index to death and burial records from the state of Hawaii. FamilySearch.
  • Hawaii GenWeb Project.

  • Hawaii, Honolulu Index to Passengers, Not Including Filipinos, 1900-1952. Name index and images of a card file of non-Filipino passengers arriving in Honolulu, Hawaii. Corresponds to NARA publication A3410, Index to Passengers, Not Including Filipinos, Arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, 1900-1952. This serves as an index to NARA publication A3422, Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, 1900-1953. Each card gives the passenger's name, citizenship, age, gender, and the volume/list number and line number in the original passenger lists. Complements NARA publication A3407, Index to Filipino Passengers Arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, ca. 1900-ca. 1952. FamilySearch.

  • Hawaii Marriages 1826-1922 - Name index to marriage records from the state of Hawaii - 103,871 records after 27 April, 2010. FamilySearch.

  • Hawaii State Archives Catalog. The Hawaii State Archives collects, appraises, preserves, and provides access to records of enduring value of the State and its predecessor governments of the Territory, Republic, Provisional government, and the Hawaiian Kingdom. The Archives holds records of all three branches, but primarily of the Executive and Legislative branches. The Archives also contains manuscript collections of individuals and organizations, historical photographs, maps, and library collections specializing in Hawaiian history, culture, and Pacific voyages.
  • Hawaiian Historical Society.

  • Hawaiian Language Newspaper Archives from the mid-1800′s to 1920′s. 

  • Hawaiian Language Nupepa Collection, 1834-1948. Hawaiian language newspapers, mostly in image format, but with some text searching.
  • Hawaiian Roots.  This website is intended to help those people with Native Hawaiian Ancestry of pure or part aboriginal blood learn more about their 'Ohana (family). However, this website could also be helpful to anyone with Hawaii ties.
  • Island Routes. How to research your family Portuguese Hawaiian ancestry, research tips, resources, research journals, and more
  • Mamiya Medical Heritage Center: Doctors of Hawaii. In Memoriam - Doctors of Hawaii is a set of seven volumes containing the biographical sketches of more than 600 doctors from the early 1800's up to 1985 who practiced medicine in Hawaii and are now deceased. Many of the biographies also have a photo available. Although the project stopped after 1986, Hawaii Medical Library is currently working with several volunteers to add biographies of physicians who died after 1985.