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''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide&nbsp;]] &gt; &nbsp;Hawaii Research Helps'' <br>  
 
''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide&nbsp;]] &gt; &nbsp;Hawaii Research Helps'' <br>  
  
==== Resources we can use to get further information and their locations in Hawaii are&nbsp;: ====
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==== Resources Available ====
  
'''Hawaiian Cemetery Records,'''  
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'''Hawaiian Cemetery Records,'''  
  
An index is located in the LDS Family History centers and Nanett Purnell has written guides for Oahu, Maui, Molokai, and Lanai. <br>Phone numbers for some of the Hawaiian Family History Centers:<br>On Oahu: Honolulu 808-955-8910<br>Kalihi 808-835-9701<br>Kaneohe 808-247-3134<br>Laie 808-293-2133<br>Makakilo 808-j672-5971<br>Mililani 808-623-1712<br>Waipahu 808-678-0752<br>On Maui: Kahului 808-877-0586<br>On Hawaii: Kau 808-929-7123<br>Kona 808-329-4469
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An index is located in the LDS Family History centers and Nanett Purnell has written guides for Oahu, Maui, Molokai, and Lanai. <br>Phone numbers for some of the Hawaiian Family History Centers:  
  
'''• The Hawaii State Archives (located behind Iolani Palace in Honolulu) <br>'''
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:On Oahu:
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::Honolulu 808-955-8910<br>
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::Kalihi 808-835-9701<br>
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::Kaneohe 808-247-3134<br>
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::Laie 808-293-2133<br>
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::Makakilo 808-j672-5971<br>
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::Mililani 808-623-1712<br>
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::Waipahu 808-678-0752<br>
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:On Maui: Kahului 808-877-0586<br>
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:On Hawaii:
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::Kau 808-929-7123<br>  
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::Kona 808-329-4469
  
Iolani Palace Grounds <br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Phone: 808-586-0329<br>Www.state.hi.us/dags/archives/  
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The family history centers on ''Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii ''have specialized information and help. An updated list of family history centers and their hours are on the Internet at http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp
  
'''• The Hawaii State Dept. Of Health <br>'''  
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'''Hawaii State Archives '''(located behind Iolani Palace in Honolulu) '''<br>'''  
  
Mailing address to request records for genealogical purposes:<br>Office of Health Status Monitoring<br>Issuance/Vital Statistics Section<br>P. O. Box 3378<br>Honolulu HI 96801<br>Physical location:<br>1250 Punchbowl St., Room 103<br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Phone: 808-586-4533<br>Www.state.hi.us/health/records/genealogy.html
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:Iolani Palace Grounds <br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Phone: 808-586-0329<br>www.state.hi.us/dags/archives/
  
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'''Hawaii State Dept. Of Health'''
  
'''• The Bishop Museum Library, which has many Hawaiian oral genealogies of the ali`i prepared:'''<br>1525 Bernice Street<br>Honolulu H I 96817 <br>Phone: 808-848-4148<br>Www.bishopmuseum.org
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Mailing address to request records for genealogical purposes:<br>  
  
'''• The Hawaii Historical Society '''<br>  
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:Office of Health Status Monitoring<br>
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:Issuance/Vital Statistics Section<br>
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:P. O. Box 3378<br>
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:Honolulu HI 96801<br>
  
560 Kawaihao Street<br>Honolulu H I 96817 <br>Phone: 808-537-6271
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Physical location:<br>  
  
'''• The Hawaii State Library'''<br>  
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:1250 Punchbowl St., Room 103<br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Phone: 808-586-4533<br>www.state.hi.us/health/records/genealogy.html <br>
  
478 South King St.<br>Honolulu H I 96817<br>Phone: 808-j586-3500
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'''Bishop Museum Library''' (has many Hawaiian oral genealogies of the ali`i)<br>  
  
'''• The Aloha Chapter House of the Daughters of the American Revolution '''<br>  
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:1525 Bernice Street<br>  
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:Honolulu HI 96817 <br>
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:Phone: 808-848-4148<br>
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:www.bishopmuseum.org
  
1914 Makiki Heights Dr.<br>Honolulu H I 96817
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'''Hawaii Historical Society'''<br>  
  
'''• The University of Hawaii<br>'''Hamilton Library, Hawaii Collection<br>2550 The Mall<br>Honolulu H I 96817 <br>Phone: 808-956-7214 or 956-7205
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:560 Kawaihao Street<br>Honolulu HI 96817 <br>Phone: 808-537-6271
  
'''National memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, for records of veterans who were buried in Hawaii<br>'''2177 Puowaina Drive<br>Honolulu H I 96817 <br>Phone: 808-541-3546
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'''Hawaii State Library'''<br>  
  
'''• BYU Hawaii Joseph Smith Library Archives'''. <br>200 South High Street<br>Wailuku, HI, 96793<br>Phone: 808-243-7825
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:478 South King St.<br>Honolulu HI 96817<br>Phone: 808-j586-3500
  
'''''For adoption, divorce, naturalization, and probate records, contact the county court house of the county where your ancestor lived: <br>'''''<b>Hawaii County:<br></b>25 Aupuni St.. Room 209<br>Hilo, HI 96720<br>Phone: 808-961-8255<br>Honolulu County:<br>Honolulu County Clerk, City Hall<br>Honolulu HI 96813<br>Phone: 808-586-4533
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'''Aloha Chapter House of the Daughters of the American Revolution '''<br>  
  
'''Kauai County <br>'''Kauai County Clerk<br>4396 Rice Street<br>Lihue, HI 96766
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:1914 Makiki Heights Dr.<br>Honolulu HI 96817
  
'''Maui County<br>'''Maui County Office of the County Clerk<br>200 High St.<br>Wailuku, HI 96793<br>Phone 808-243-7825
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'''University of Hawaii'''<br>  
  
'''Other Resources available<br>'''The ''Family History Library ''has a large collection of records and books from the ''Hawaiian Islands''.<br>On the Internet, we can go to Familysearch.org and choose the Library tab and then '''Family History Library Catal'''og. We would then type in ''Hawaii ''to get records that are made on an Island Group-wide basis and print the items we are interested in. <br>We would then type in the ''name of the island'' where our ancestors were from to get a list of records made on that level.
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:Hamilton Library, Hawaii Collection<br>2550 The Mall<br>Honolulu HI 96817 <br>Phone: 808-956-7214 or 956-7205
  
Next, we type in the ''name of the district ''where our ancestors came from to see if any records were made on that level and print out the lists we get, then click on the record types that interest us. <br><br>We can also '''use a Film/fiche number search '''and look at the descriptions of these microfilms, all of which contain information about Hawaii: '''1031511, 1031512, 1031513, 7194117, 1675576 Item 2, 1675265 item 4, 1308916, 1308917, 1308918, 1308919, and 1014417.'''
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'''National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific''' (veterans buried in Hawaii<br>  
  
The family history centers on ''Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii ''have specialized information and help. See the list of family history centers by going to the Internet on computer at familysearch.org.
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:2177 Puowaina Drive<br>Honolulu HI 96817 <br>Phone: 808-541-3546
  
''[[Hawaii Historical Background and Case Study in family history research|Hawaii background and case study]] &nbsp;&lt; &nbsp;Previous&nbsp; | &nbsp;Next&nbsp; &gt;&nbsp; [[Micronesia|Micronesia]]''  
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'''BYU Hawaii Joseph Smith Library Archives'''. <br>
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:200 South High Street<br>Wailuku, HI, 96793<br>Phone: 808-243-7825
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'''''For adoption, divorce, naturalization, and probate records, contact the county court house of the county where your ancestor lived:'''''<br>
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'''Hawaii County:'''<br>
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:Hawaii County Clerk<br>25 Aupuni St.. Room 209<br>Hilo, HI 96720<br>Phone: 808-961-8255
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'''Honolulu County:'''<br>
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:Honolulu County Clerk, City Hall<br>Honolulu HI 96813<br>Phone: 808-586-4533
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'''Kauai County <br>'''
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:Kauai County Clerk<br>4396 Rice Street<br>Lihue, HI 96766
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'''Maui County<br>'''
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:Maui County Office of the County Clerk<br>200 High St.<br>Wailuku, HI 96793<br>Phone 808-243-7825
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'''Other Resources'''
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The ''Family History Library'' has a large collection of records and books from the ''Hawaiian Islands''.
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On the Internet, go to Familysearch.org and choose the Library tab and then '''Family History Library Catalog'''. Type in ''Hawaii ''to get records that are made on an Island Group-wide basis and print the items of interest. Then type in the ''name of the island'' where an ancestor lived to get a list of records made on that level.
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Next, type in the ''name of the district'' where the ancestor lived to see if any records were made on that level and print out any lists, then click on the record types of interest.
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Also '''use a Film/Fiche Number Search''' and look at the descriptions of these microfilms, all of which contain information about Hawaii: '''1031511, 1031512, 1031513, 7194117, 1675576 Item 2, 1675265 item 4, 1308916, 1308917, 1308918, 1308919, and 1014417.'''
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See also the [[Portal:Hawaii|Portal: Hawaii]] in FamilySearch Research Wiki.
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Pacific Island Guide  >  Hawaii Research Helps

Resources Available

Hawaiian Cemetery Records,

An index is located in the LDS Family History centers and Nanett Purnell has written guides for Oahu, Maui, Molokai, and Lanai.
Phone numbers for some of the Hawaiian Family History Centers:

On Oahu:
Honolulu 808-955-8910
Kalihi 808-835-9701
Kaneohe 808-247-3134
Laie 808-293-2133
Makakilo 808-j672-5971
Mililani 808-623-1712
Waipahu 808-678-0752
On Maui: Kahului 808-877-0586
On Hawaii:
Kau 808-929-7123
Kona 808-329-4469

The family history centers on Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii have specialized information and help. An updated list of family history centers and their hours are on the Internet at http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp

Hawaii State Archives (located behind Iolani Palace in Honolulu)

Iolani Palace Grounds
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-586-0329
www.state.hi.us/dags/archives/

Hawaii State Dept. Of Health

Mailing address to request records for genealogical purposes:

Office of Health Status Monitoring
Issuance/Vital Statistics Section
P. O. Box 3378
Honolulu HI 96801

Physical location:

1250 Punchbowl St., Room 103
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-586-4533
www.state.hi.us/health/records/genealogy.html

Bishop Museum Library (has many Hawaiian oral genealogies of the ali`i)

1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu HI 96817
Phone: 808-848-4148
www.bishopmuseum.org

Hawaii Historical Society

560 Kawaihao Street
Honolulu HI 96817
Phone: 808-537-6271

Hawaii State Library

478 South King St.
Honolulu HI 96817
Phone: 808-j586-3500

Aloha Chapter House of the Daughters of the American Revolution

1914 Makiki Heights Dr.
Honolulu HI 96817

University of Hawaii

Hamilton Library, Hawaii Collection
2550 The Mall
Honolulu HI 96817
Phone: 808-956-7214 or 956-7205

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (veterans buried in Hawaii

2177 Puowaina Drive
Honolulu HI 96817
Phone: 808-541-3546

BYU Hawaii Joseph Smith Library Archives.

200 South High Street
Wailuku, HI, 96793
Phone: 808-243-7825

For adoption, divorce, naturalization, and probate records, contact the county court house of the county where your ancestor lived:

Hawaii County:

Hawaii County Clerk
25 Aupuni St.. Room 209
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: 808-961-8255

Honolulu County:

Honolulu County Clerk, City Hall
Honolulu HI 96813
Phone: 808-586-4533

Kauai County

Kauai County Clerk
4396 Rice Street
Lihue, HI 96766

Maui County

Maui County Office of the County Clerk
200 High St.
Wailuku, HI 96793
Phone 808-243-7825

Other Resources

The Family History Library has a large collection of records and books from the Hawaiian Islands.

On the Internet, go to Familysearch.org and choose the Library tab and then Family History Library Catalog. Type in Hawaii to get records that are made on an Island Group-wide basis and print the items of interest. Then type in the name of the island where an ancestor lived to get a list of records made on that level.

Next, type in the name of the district where the ancestor lived to see if any records were made on that level and print out any lists, then click on the record types of interest.

Also use a Film/Fiche Number Search and look at the descriptions of these microfilms, all of which contain information about Hawaii: 1031511, 1031512, 1031513, 7194117, 1675576 Item 2, 1675265 item 4, 1308916, 1308917, 1308918, 1308919, and 1014417.

See also the Portal: Hawaii in FamilySearch Research Wiki.

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