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

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Hawaii County, Hawaii
Map
Map of Hawaii highlighting Hawaii 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 Hilo
Courthouse
Address Hawaii County Courthouse
25 Aupuni Street
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: 808.961.8255
Hawaii County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1859*
1846*
1841*
1848
1854
1854
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent County: created in 1905 from Hilo (old) county
  • County seat: Hilo [1]
  • Neighboring Island: Maui

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

  • 1849
  • 1850
  • 1866
  • 1878 (Oahu)
  • 1890
  • 1896
  • 1900 United States Census - Hawaii
  • 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 or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

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

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Kona Historical Society

Taxation

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

Town Hilo

Unincorporated communities

Census-designated 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), Hawaii County, Hawaii page 170, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.