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The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful for genealogical research.  
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'''Hawaii State Archives'''<br>Kekāuluohi&nbsp; Building<br>‘Iolani Palace Grounds<br>364 S. King Street<br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Telephone: 808-586-0329<br>Fax: 808-586-0330 <br>Internet: http://www.state.hi.us/dags/archives/
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=== Archives ===
  
'''National Archives—Pacific Region (San Bruno)<br>'''1000 Commodore Drive<br>San Bruno, CA 94066<br>Telephone: 415-876-9009<br>Fax: 415-876-9233<br>Internet: http://www.archives.gov/pacific/  
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[http://hawaii.gov/dags/archives/about-us/research-aids '''Hawaii State Archives''']<br>Kekāuluohi&nbsp; Building<br>‘Iolani Palace Grounds<br>364 S. King Street<br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Telephone: 808-586-0329<br>Fax: 808-586-0330<br>[http://ulukau.org/gsdl2.7/cgi-bin/algene?a=d Vital Records Indexes to the State Archives]
  
'''Hawaiian Historical Society'''<br>560 Kawaiahao Street<br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Telephone: 808-537-6271 <br>Internet: http://www.hawaiianhistory.org/
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'''[http://www.archives.gov/pacific/san-francisco National Archives—Pacific Region]''' (San Francisco)<br>Leo J. Ryan Federal Building<br>1000 Commodore Drive<br>San Bruno, CA 94066<br>Telephone: 650-238-3500 <br>Fax: 650-238-3510
  
'''Hawaii State Library'''<br>478 South King Street<br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Telephone: 808-586-3500<br>Fax: 808-586-3584 <br>Internet: http://www.librarieshawaii.org/
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=== Libraries  ===
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'''[http://www.librarieshawaii.org Hawaii State Library]'''<br>478 South King Street<br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Telephone: 808-586-3500<br>Fax: 808-586-3584  
  
 
'''Hawaii Chinese History Center<br>'''111 North King Street Room 410<br>Honolulu, HI 96817<br>Telephone: 808-536-5948  
 
'''Hawaii Chinese History Center<br>'''111 North King Street Room 410<br>Honolulu, HI 96817<br>Telephone: 808-536-5948  
  
'''Bishop Museum Library'''<br>1525 Bernice Street<br>Honolulu, HI 96817-0916<br>Telephone: 808-848-4148<br>Fax: 808-845-4133 <br>Internet: http://www.bishopmuseum.org/research/cultstud/libarch/
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'''[http://www.bishopmuseum.org/research/cultstud/libarch Bishop Museum Library]'''<br>1525 Bernice Street<br>Honolulu, HI 96817-0916<br>Telephone: 808-848-4148<br>Fax: 808-845-4133  
  
'''Daughters of the American Revolution'''<br>Aloha Chapter House<br>1914 Makiki Heights Drive<br>Honolulu, HI 96822<br>Telephone: 808-949-7256<br>Internet: http://www.geocities.com/darhonolulu/house.html
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'''[http://www.geocities.com/darhonolulu/house.html Daughters of the American Revolution]'''<br>Aloha Chapter House<br>1914 Makiki Heights Drive<br>Honolulu, HI 96822<br>Telephone: 808-949-7256<br>This library has the Carter Collection of Hawaiiana, business records, newspapers, and Japanese-Hawaiian publications.  
  
This library has the Carter Collection of Hawaiiana, business records, newspapers, and Japanese-Hawaiian publications.  
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'''[http://www.hawaii.edu University of Hawaii]'''<br>Hamilton Library, Hawaii Collection<br>2550 McCarthy Mall<br>Honolulu, HI 96822<br>Telephone: 808-956-8264<br>Fax: 808-956-5968
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'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hihcgs/libhours.html Genealogical Resource Center]'''<br>Gives hours for the local libraries in Honolulu.  
  
'''University of Hawaii'''<br>Hamilton Library, Hawaii Collection<br>2550 McCarthy Mall<br>Honolulu, HI 96822<br>Telephone: 808-956-8264<br>Fax: 808-956-5968 <br>Internet: http://www.hawaii.edu/
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A helpful directory of Hawaiian libraries is Arlene D. C. Luster, ''A Directory of Libraries and Information Sources in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands'' (Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Library Association, 1972) {{FHL|184591|item|disp=FHL film 1321388 item 8; book 996.9 J54L}}
  
A helpful directory of Hawaiian libraries is Arlene D. C. Luster, ''A Directory of Libraries and Information Sources in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands'' (Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Library Association, 1972; Family History Library book 996.9 J54L, film 1321388 item 8).
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=== Hawaii Online Records  ===
  
=== Computer Networks and Bulletin Boards  ===
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The [[Mountain West Digital Library]] is a search portal for an aggregation of digital collections from more than 50 universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, and historical societies in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho. It is in partnership with 60 academic libraries, public libraries, museums, historical societies, cities, counties, and state agencies from Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Hawaii (coming soon: over 60 new partners in Arizona!)
  
Computers with modems can be useful tools for obtaining information from selected archives and libraries. In a way, computer networks themselves serve as a library. The Internet, certain computer bulletin boards, and commercial on-line services help family history researchers:
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*Locate other researchers
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*Send and receive e-mail
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=== Web Sites  ===
*Search large databases
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*Search computer libraries
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*Join in computer chat and lecture sessions
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You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from Hawaii in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.  
 
You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from Hawaii in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.  
  
Addresses on the Internet change frequently. As of April 1997, the following sites are important gateways linking you to many more network and bulletin board sites:  
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Addresses on the Internet change frequently. The following sites are important gateways linking you to many more sites:  
 
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=== [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]<br> ===
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http://www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/usa/
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A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.
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For further details about using computer networks, bulletin boards, and news groups for family history research, see the United States Research Outline (30972), 2nd ed., "Archives and Libraries" section.
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=== FamilySearch™  ===
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[http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org]
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[[USGenWeb|'''The USGenWeb Project''']]<br>A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.  
  
The Family History Library and some Family History Centers have computers with FamilySearch™. FamilySearch is a collection of computer files containing several million names. FamilySearch is a good place to begin your research. Some of the records come from compiled sources; some have been automated from original sources.  
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'''Roots-L'''<br>http://www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/usa<br>A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.  
  
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'''FamilySearch™'''<br>[https://www.familysearch.org/ familysearch.org]<br>The Family History Library and some Family History Centers have computers with FamilySearch™. FamilySearch is a collection of computer files containing several million names. FamilySearch is a good place to begin your research. Some of the records come from compiled sources; some have been automated from original sources. {{Hawaii|Hawaii}}{{U.S. Archives and Libraries}}
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Contents

Archives

Hawaii State Archives
Kekāuluohi  Building
‘Iolani Palace Grounds
364 S. King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Telephone: 808-586-0329
Fax: 808-586-0330
Vital Records Indexes to the State Archives

National Archives—Pacific Region (San Francisco)
Leo J. Ryan Federal Building
1000 Commodore Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066
Telephone: 650-238-3500
Fax: 650-238-3510

Libraries

Hawaii State Library
478 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Telephone: 808-586-3500
Fax: 808-586-3584

Hawaii Chinese History Center
111 North King Street Room 410
Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone: 808-536-5948

Bishop Museum Library
1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, HI 96817-0916
Telephone: 808-848-4148
Fax: 808-845-4133

Daughters of the American Revolution
Aloha Chapter House
1914 Makiki Heights Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822
Telephone: 808-949-7256
This library has the Carter Collection of Hawaiiana, business records, newspapers, and Japanese-Hawaiian publications.

University of Hawaii
Hamilton Library, Hawaii Collection
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Telephone: 808-956-8264
Fax: 808-956-5968

Genealogical Resource Center
Gives hours for the local libraries in Honolulu.

A helpful directory of Hawaiian libraries is Arlene D. C. Luster, A Directory of Libraries and Information Sources in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands (Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Library Association, 1972) FHL film 1321388 item 8; book 996.9 J54L

Hawaii Online Records

The Mountain West Digital Library is a search portal for an aggregation of digital collections from more than 50 universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, and historical societies in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho. It is in partnership with 60 academic libraries, public libraries, museums, historical societies, cities, counties, and state agencies from Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Hawaii (coming soon: over 60 new partners in Arizona!)

links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.


Web Sites

You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from Hawaii in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.

Addresses on the Internet change frequently. The following sites are important gateways linking you to many more sites:

The USGenWeb Project
A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.

Roots-L
http://www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/usa
A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.

FamilySearch™
familysearch.org
The Family History Library and some Family History Centers have computers with FamilySearch™. FamilySearch is a collection of computer files containing several million names. FamilySearch is a good place to begin your research. Some of the records come from compiled sources; some have been automated from original sources.