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State Resources — Hawaii

Updated: August 2002

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document Vital Records

State office has birth and death records since 1853, and divorce records since July 1951.

Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Death Records

On the Web: Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the internet at State Department of Health.
Call (808) 586-4539 for information on record lookup fees.
Write to:
State Department of Health
Office of Health Status Monitoring
Vital Records Section
P.O. Box 3378
Honolulu, HI 96801
For county divorce records, contact the Circuit Court in the county where the divorce was granted.

book State Archives and Libraries

They currently have vital records from 1832 to 1949, census records from 1890 (1866, 1878, and 1890 not complete), a photo collection, maps, immigration records from pre-1900 (divided by nationalities), immigration records from 1900 to 1921, library collections, and city directories.

Call (808) 586-0329. Hours: Monday-Friday 7:45-4:30, closed Saturday, Sunday and all state holidays.

Write to:
Hawaii State Archives
Kekauluohi Building
Iolani Palace Grounds
Honolulu, HI 96813

 Local Genealogical Societies

Write to:
Genealogical Resource Center
Alu Like
Native Hawaiian Libraries Project
567 S. King St., Suite 400
Honolulu, HI 96813-3036
Telephone: (808) 535-6750

  Hawaiian Historical Society
560 Kawaiahao Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
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