African American Resources for Hawaii

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Introduction

The Africans in Hawaii [1], also known as Pōpolo, are a minority of 4.0% of the population and 2.3% are of African descent only.

Online Resources

Research Strategy

History

Resources

Biographies

The first African American, [2] formerly enslaved Anthony D. Allen, settled in Hawaii in 1810, the year Kamehameha the Great founded his Kingdom.

Cemeteries

Census Records

Church Records

Emancipation Records

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Land and Property

Plantation

Oral Histories

Other Records

Military Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Reconstruction Records

Freedman’s Bank

Freedmen's Bureau

School Records

Slavery Records

Vital Records

Birth

Marriage

Death

Divorce

Voting Registers

Archives and Libraries

Societies

African Americans On Maui Association
P. O. Box 3203
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
Phone: (808) 280-1394
Website: AAOMA (Facebook)
The primary mission of the African Americans On Maui Association (AAOMA)[3] is to enlighten and inform the community and the people of the State of Hawai`i, nation and the world about the history, culture, contributions and experiences of people of African descent in the United States and Hawaii. The AAOMA education mission is to foster and teach all persons about the history, arts and culture, including all ethnicity in the state of Hawaii.

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