Hawaii Military Records

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

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)

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.

  • 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.) FHL film 1452025) These cards have been digitized and are searchable online at {{RecordSearch|1968530|disp=Family Search Historical Records. See WWI Draft Records for more information.

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.

Family Search Historical Records Collection has United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 and United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942