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Guide to Honolulu County Hawaii genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Honolulu County, Hawaii
Map
Map of Hawaii highlighting Honolulu County
Location in the state of Hawaii
Map of the U.S. highlighting Hawaii
Location of Hawaii in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1905
County Seat Honolulu
Courthouse
Address Honolulu County Courthouse
530 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808.523.4352
Honolulu County Website









Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1852*
1837*
1852*
1848
1842
1842
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent County: created in 1905 as the original county
  • County seat: Honolulu [1]
  • Neighboring Island: Kauai

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

For tips on accessing Honolulu County, Hawaii census records online, see: Hawaii Census.

  • 1849
  • 1850
  • 1866
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

 Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Hawaii denominations, view the Hawaii Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

 History

Local histories are available for Honolulu County, Hawaii. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Hawaii Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Hawaii Land and Property for additional information about early Hawaii land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

 Probate

Template:HI Probate Intro

Public Records

State Health Department has marriage, death, birth, wills, probate and land records.[2]

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

 Taxation

Template:HI Tax Intro

Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. The State office has some records as early as 1853 up to the present. See the State of Hawaii, Department of Health website for information on acquiring the records and any restrictions.

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Honolulu County, Hawaii page 170, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.

 

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