Hawaii, United States Genealogy

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Guide to Hawaii ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hawaii Information

Hawai'i became the fiftieth state admitted to the United States on August 21, 1959. It is located in the Pacific Ocean west of the United States.[1] Hawai'i was created from what was the sovereign nation Kingdom of Hawai'i from 1810-1893, and independent republic Hawai'i from 1894-12 Aug 1898 when it became a U. S. Territory until being admitted to the United States in 1959. Honolulu is the capital and there are 5 counties. [2]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Hawaii Research

Links to articles on getting started with Hawaii research.

Hawaii Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Hawaii research.

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Hawaii Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

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FamilySearch Resources

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Additional Resources


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Hawaii" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawaii (accessed 16 March 2016).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 1 Nov 2016.