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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hawaii|Hawaii]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hawaii_Military_Records|Military Records]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hawaii|Hawaii]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hawaii_Military_Records|Military Records]]''  
  
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*'''Pre-1895.''' Service records of Hawaiian royal guards, militia units, and navy.  
 
*'''Pre-1895.''' Service records of Hawaiian royal guards, militia units, and navy.  
 
*'''Civil War (1861-65).'''Card list of deceased veterans.  
 
*'''Civil War (1861-65).'''Card list of deceased veterans.  
*'''1894-98.''' List of members of the citizens guards of the Republic of Hawaii.  
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*'''1894-98.''' List of members of the citizens guards of the Republic of Hawaii.
  
 
=== Forts  ===
 
=== Forts  ===
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Aiea Heights Military Reservation] - (1941 - unknown), Aiea Heights  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Aiea Heights Military Reservation] - (1941 - unknown), Aiea Heights  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Aliamanu Military Reservation ]- (unknown - 1948/present), near Foster Village  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Aliamanu Military Reservation ]- (unknown - 1948/present), near Foster Village  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Alewa Heights Military Reservation] - (1942 - unknown), Honolulu<br>  
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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-islands.html Port Allen / Hanapepe Bay Defenses] - (1941 - 1945), near Port Allen  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Port Allen / Hanapepe Bay Defenses] - (1941 - 1945), near Port Allen
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[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Anahulu Flats Military Reservation] - (1941 - unknown), Anahulu Flats  
 
[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Anahulu Flats Military Reservation] - (1941 - unknown), Anahulu Flats  
*[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-north.html Ashley Military Reservation] - (1939 - unknown), Ashley Station  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Ashley Military Reservation] - (1939 - unknown), Ashley Station  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Barbers Point Military Reservation ]- (1921 - unknown), Barbers Point (Kalaeloa)  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Barbers Point Military Reservation ]- (1921 - unknown), Barbers Point (Kalaeloa)  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Fort Barrette ]- (1931 - 1948), Kapolei  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Fort Barrette ]- (1931 - 1948), Kapolei  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Brodie Camp Military Reservation] - (1942 - 1948), Brodie Camp Four  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Brodie Camp Military Reservation] - (1942 - 1948), Brodie Camp Four  
*[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 Fort DeRussy ]- (1904 - 1949/present), Waikiki<br>
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Fort Elizabeth (State Historical Park) ]- (1815 - 1860), Waimea  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Fort Elizabeth (State Historical Park) ]- (1815 - 1860), Waimea  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Ewa Marine Corps Air Station ]- (1942 - 1952), Ewa  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Ewa Marine Corps Air Station ]- (1942 - 1952), Ewa  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort&nbsp;Halehui] - (1809 - 1813&nbsp;?), Honolulu<br>  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort&nbsp;Halehui] - (1809 - 1813&nbsp;?), Honolulu<br>
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Fort Hase] - (1918 - 1948/present), Mokapu  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Fort Hase] - (1918 - 1948/present), Mokapu  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Hawaii Arsenal] - (1915 - unknown), Honolulu<br>  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Hawaii Arsenal] - (1915 - unknown), Honolulu<br>
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Heeia Military Reservation] - (1943 - unknown), near Heeia  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Heeia Military Reservation] - (1943 - unknown), near Heeia  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Hickam Field Battery ]- (1935 - present), Hickam Village  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Hickam Field Battery ]- (1935 - present), Hickam Village  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Hilo Defenses] - (1941 - 1945), near Hilo  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Hilo Defenses] - (1941 - 1945), near Hilo  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Ho'oki'o Fortifications] - (1778), near Lana'i City  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Ho'oki'o Fortifications] - (1778), near Lana'i City  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html 'Iolani Barracks] - (1871 - 1950), Honolulu<br>  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html 'Iolani Barracks] - (1871 - 1950), Honolulu<br>
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kaaawa Military Reservation ]- (1927 - 1940), Ka'a'awa  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kaaawa Military Reservation ]- (1927 - 1940), Ka'a'awa  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kaena Point Military Reservation] - (1923 - 1948/present), Ka'ena Point  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kaena Point Military Reservation] - (1923 - 1948/present), Ka'ena Point  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kahuku Ranch Military Reservation ]- (1941 - unknown), near Kahuku  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kahuku Ranch Military Reservation ]- (1941 - unknown), near Kahuku  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Kahului Defenses] - (1940's), Kahului and Kihei  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Kahului Defenses] - (1940's), Kahului and Kihei  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Kakaako Battery] - (1860's&nbsp;? - 1893&nbsp;?), Honolulu<br>  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Kakaako Battery] - (1860's&nbsp;? - 1893&nbsp;?), Honolulu<br>
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Fort Kamakahonu] - (1819 - 1855&nbsp;?), Kailua-Kona  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Fort Kamakahonu] - (1819 - 1855&nbsp;?), Kailua-Kona  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Fort Kamehameha ]- (1907 - 1949/present), Pearl Harbor  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Fort Kamehameha ]- (1907 - 1949/present), Pearl Harbor  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kawailoa Military Reservation] - (1939 - unknown), Kawailoa area  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kawailoa Military Reservation] - (1939 - unknown), Kawailoa area  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kawela Military Reservation&nbsp;]- (1941 - unknown), Kawela  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kawela Military Reservation&nbsp;]- (1941 - unknown), Kawela  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort Kekuanohu] - (1816 - 1857), Honolulu<br>  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Fort Kekuanohu] - (1816 - 1857), Honolulu<br>
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Koko Head Military Reservation] - (unknown dates), near Hawai'i Kai<br>  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Koko Head Military Reservation] - (unknown dates), near Hawai'i Kai<br>
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kokololio Military Reservation ]- (unknown dates), near Hauula  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kokololio Military Reservation ]- (unknown dates), near Hauula  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kualoa Military Reservation] - (1942 - 1952), near Kualoa Ranch  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Kualoa Military Reservation] - (1942 - 1952), near Kualoa Ranch  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Laie Military Res]ervation - (1931 - 1941), Laie  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Laie Military Res]ervation - (1931 - 1941), Laie  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Lihu'e Defenses] - (1941 - 1945), Lihu'e  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Lihu'e Defenses] - (1941 - 1945), Lihu'e  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Camp Lili'uokalani ]- (1917), Honolulu<br>  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Camp Lili'uokalani ]- (1917), Honolulu<br>
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Fort Mailekini] - (1810&nbsp;?), Kawaihae  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Fort Mailekini] - (1810&nbsp;?), Kawaihae  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Makapuu Head Military Reservation] - (unknown dates), Makapu'u Point <br>  
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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-north.html Makua Military Reservation] - (1930 - 1945/present), Makua Beach  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Makua Military Reservation] - (1930 - 1945/present), Makua Beach  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Camp Malakole ]- (1939 - unknown), Barbers Point (Kalaeloa)  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Camp Malakole ]- (1939 - unknown), Barbers Point (Kalaeloa)  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Camp McCarthy] - (1917 - 1918), Honolulu<br>  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Camp McCarthy] - (1917 - 1918), Honolulu<br>
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Midway Islands] - (1867/1904 - 1908, 1940 - 1946/1996), Midway Islands  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Midway Islands] - (1867/1904 - 1908, 1940 - 1946/1996), Midway Islands  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Mokuleia Military Reservation] - (1941 - unknown), near Mokuleia  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Mokuleia Military Reservation] - (1941 - unknown), near Mokuleia  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Pearl Harbor (Ford Island) Military Reservation ]- (1917 - 1939/present), Ford Island  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Pearl Harbor (Ford Island) Military Reservation ]- (1917 - 1939/present), Ford Island  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Princeville Forts] - (1816 - 1817), Princeville  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Princeville Forts] - (1816 - 1817), Princeville  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Punchbowl Military Reservation ]- (1899 - 1948), Honolulu<br>  
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*[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<br>  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Puowaina Battery] - (1819&nbsp;? - 1853), Honolulu<br>
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Pupukea Military Reservation] - (1927 - unknown), near Pupukea Camp  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Pupukea Military Reservation] - (1927 - unknown), near Pupukea Camp  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Puuiki Military Reservation] - (1920's - 1944), near Puuiki  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Puuiki Military Reservation] - (1920's - 1944), near Puuiki  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Quadrupod Military Reservation ]- (1941 - unknown), near Helemano  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-north.html Quadrupod Military Reservation ]- (1941 - unknown), near Helemano  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Red Hill Military Reservation ]- (1914 - 1940&nbsp;?/present), Red Hill  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-pearl.html Red Hill Military Reservation ]- (1914 - 1940&nbsp;?/present), Red Hill  
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Round Top Military Reservation ]- (1928 - 1945), Honolulu<br>  
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*[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<br>  
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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>  
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*[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<br>  
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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<br>  
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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<br>  
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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-islands.html Tern Island] - (1942 - 1946), Tern Island  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Tern Island] - (1942 - 1946), Tern Island  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Camp Waiakea] - (1898), Waiakea  
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi-islands.html Camp Waiakea] - (1898), Waiakea  
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*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Wiliwilinui Ridge Military Reservation] - (1942 - 1951), near Aina Haina
 
*[http://www.northamericanforts.com/West/hi.html Wiliwilinui Ridge Military Reservation] - (1942 - 1951), near Aina Haina
  
=== Spanish-American War (1898) ===
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=== Spanish-American War (1898) ===
  
 
*The Hawaii State Archives has a card list of deceased veterans of the Spanish-American War.
 
*The Hawaii State Archives has a card list of deceased veterans of the Spanish-American War.

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'View of the Honolulu Fort - Interior', oil on canvas painting by Paul Emmert, c 1853, Hawaii Historical Society.jpg

United States Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png Hawaii Gotoarrow.png Military Records

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.

Forts

Anahulu Flats Military Reservation - (1941 - unknown), Anahulu Flats

Spanish-American War (1898)

  • The Hawaii State Archives has a card list of deceased veterans of the Spanish-American War.

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.)

Civil War Pension Index Cards - An Index to Pension Applications of veterans who served in the US Army between 1861-1917 is available on FamilySearch. It has a few pension cards for servicemen, from Hawaii, who served in the military during the late 1800s and early 1900s. The majority of the records pertain to Civil War veterans, but the collection also includes records for veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, the Indian Wars, and World War I. Each card gives the soldier’s name, application and certificate numbers, state of enlistment, and might include rank and death information

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.

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