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=== Forts  ===
 
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Alewa Heights Military Reservation] - (1942 - unknown), Honolulu<br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Alewa Heights Military Reservation] - (1942 - unknown), Honolulu<br>[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort Armstrong ]- (1899 - 1949/1974), Honolulu<br>
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort Armstrong ]- (1899 - 1949/1974), Honolulu<br>
  
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort DeRussy ]- (1904 - 1949/present), Waikiki<br>
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort DeRussy ]- (1904 - 1949/present), Waikiki<br>
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Hawaii Arsenal] - (1915 - unknown), Honolulu<br>
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Hawaii Arsenal] - (1915 - unknown), Honolulu<br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html 'Iolani Barracks] - (1871 - 1950), Honolulu
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html 'Iolani Barracks] - (1871 - 1950), Honolulu<br>
  
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Kakaako Battery] - (1860's&nbsp;? - 1893&nbsp;?), Honolulu<br>
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Kakaako Battery] - (1860's&nbsp;? - 1893&nbsp;?), Honolulu<br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort Kekuanohu] - (1816 - 1857), Honolulu  
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort Kekuanohu] - (1816 - 1857), Honolulu<br>
  
[[(unknown dates), near Hawai'i Kai|Koko Head Military Reservation]] - (unknown dates), near Hawai'i Kai
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[[(unknown dates), near Hawai'i Kai|Koko Head Military Reservation]] - (unknown dates), near Hawai'i Kai<br>
  
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Camp Lili'uokalani ]- (1917), Honolulu<br>
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Camp Lili'uokalani ]- (1917), Honolulu<br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Makapuu Head Military Reservation] - (unknown dates), Makapu'u Point
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Makapuu Head Military Reservation] - (unknown dates), Makapu'u Point <br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Camp McCarthy] - (1917 - 1918), Honolulu  
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Camp McCarthy] - (1917 - 1918), Honolulu<br>
  
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Punchbowl Military Reservation ]- (1899 - 1948), Honolulu<br>
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Punchbowl Military Reservation ]- (1899 - 1948), Honolulu<br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Puowaina Battery] - (1819&nbsp;? - 1853), Honolulu  
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Puowaina Battery] - (1819&nbsp;? - 1853), Honolulu<br>
  
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Round Top Military Reservation ]- (1928 - 1945), Honolulu<br>
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Round Top Military Reservation ]- (1928 - 1945), Honolulu<br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Russian Fort] - (1815), Honolulu  
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Russian Fort] - (1815), Honolulu<br>
  
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Sand Island Military Reservation ]- (1916 - unknown), Honolulu<br>
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Sand Island Military Reservation ]- (1916 - unknown), Honolulu<br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort Ruger ]- (1906 - 1959/present), Diamond Head
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort Ruger ]- (1906 - 1959/present), Diamond Head<br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Sandwich Islands Post ]- (1834 - 1867), Honolulu
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Sandwich Islands Post ]- (1834 - 1867), Honolulu<br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort Shafter ]-&nbsp;&nbsp;(1899 - present), Honolulu
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort Shafter ]-&nbsp;&nbsp;(1899 - present), Honolulu<br>
  
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Wiliwilinui Ridge Military Reservation] - (1942 - 1951), near Aina Haina<br>&nbsp;
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Wiliwilinui Ridge Military Reservation] - (1942 - 1951), near Aina Haina<br>
  
 
=== World War I (1917-1918)  ===
 
=== World War I (1917-1918)  ===

Revision as of 02:20, 21 April 2011

Portal:United States Military Records>Hawaii

U.S. Military Records provides more information on federal military records and search strategies.

Federal military records are found at the Family History Library, the National Archives, and other federal archives.

To begin your search for Hawaiian military records, contact the Hawaii State Archives for the following:

  • Pre-1895. Service records of Hawaiian royal guards, militia units, and navy.
  • Civil War (1861-65).Card list of deceased veterans.
  • 1894-98. List of members of the citizens guards of the Republic of Hawaii.
  • Spanish-American War (1898-1900). Card list of deceased veterans.


Contents

Forts

Alewa Heights Military Reservation - (1942 - unknown), Honolulu

Fort Armstrong - (1899 - 1949/1974), Honolulu

Fort DeRussy - (1904 - 1949/present), Waikiki

Fort Halehui - (1809 - 1813 ?), Honolulu

Hawaii Arsenal - (1915 - unknown), Honolulu

'Iolani Barracks - (1871 - 1950), Honolulu

Kakaako Battery - (1860's ? - 1893 ?), Honolulu

Fort Kekuanohu - (1816 - 1857), Honolulu

Koko Head Military Reservation - (unknown dates), near Hawai'i Kai

Camp Lili'uokalani - (1917), Honolulu

Makapuu Head Military Reservation - (unknown dates), Makapu'u Point

Camp McCarthy - (1917 - 1918), Honolulu

Punchbowl Military Reservation - (1899 - 1948), Honolulu

Puowaina Battery - (1819 ? - 1853), Honolulu

Round Top Military Reservation - (1928 - 1945), Honolulu

Russian Fort - (1815), Honolulu

Sand Island Military Reservation - (1916 - unknown), Honolulu

Fort Ruger - (1906 - 1959/present), Diamond Head

Sandwich Islands Post - (1834 - 1867), Honolulu

Fort Shafter -  (1899 - present), Honolulu

Wiliwilinui Ridge Military Reservation - (1942 - 1951), near Aina Haina

World War I (1917-1918)

Contact the Hawaii State Archives for records of Hawaiians who served in World War I and a card list of deceased veterans.

World War I draft registration cards for men age 18 to 45 may list address, birth date, birthplace, race, nationality, citizenship, and next of kin. Not all registrants served in the war. For registration cards for Hawaii, see:

  • United States. Selective Service System. Hawaii, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. National Archives Microfilm Publications, M1509. Washington, DC: National Archives, 1987-1988. (On Family History Library films beginning with 1452025.)

To find an individual's draft card, it helps to know his name and residence at the time of registration. The cards are arranged alphabetically by county, within the county by draft board, and then alphabetically by surname within each draft board.

Most counties had only one board; large cities had several. A map showing the boundaries of individual draft boards is available for most large cities. Finding an ancestor's street address in a city directory will help you in using the draft board map. There is an alphabetical list of cities that are on the map. For a copy of this map see:

  • United States. Selective Service System. List of World War One Draft Board Maps. Washington, DC: National Archives. (Family History Library film 1498803.)

World War II (1941-1945)

Records of Japanese evacuees during World War II are at the National Archives. They include case files, family cards, and vital statistics.

Web Sites

  • The Civil War Pension Index Cards Collection, located at FamilySearch Records has a few pension cards for servicemen, from Hawaii, who served in the military during the late 1800s and early 1900s.