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Between 1820 and 1850, missionaries of many churches visited Hawaii. By 1900 the largest religious groups in the islands were The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Congregational (United Church of Christ), Presbyterian, and Roman Catholic. Later, the Buddhists became a major group.
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Between 1820 and 1850, missionaries of many churches visited [[Portal:Hawaii|Hawaii]]. By 1900 the largest religious groups in the islands were The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Congregational (United Church of Christ), Presbyterian, and Roman Catholic. Later, the Buddhists became a major group.  
  
Histories of Buddhists and other religious groups are available. An excellent introduction to this subject is John F. Mulholland, ''Hawaii's Religions'' (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1970; FHL book 996.9 K2m).
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Histories of Buddhists and other religious groups are available. An excellent introduction to this subject is John F. Mulholland, ''Hawaii's Religions'' (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1970; FHL book 996.9 K2m).  
  
The Family History Library has extensive collections of mission and temple records for the LDS Church, including an index of memberships, 1850 to 1961, on 9 microfilms.
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The Family History Library has extensive collections of mission and temple records for the LDS Church, including an index of memberships, 1850 to 1961, on 9 microfilms.  
  
Buddhist records are kept at the individual Buddhist temples. Addresses of other major denominations include:
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Buddhist records are kept at the individual Buddhist temples. Addresses of other major denominations include:  
  
=== Congregational ===
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=== Congregational ===
  
Congregational Library<br>14 Beacon Street<br>Boston, MA 02108<br>Telephone: 617-523-0470<br>Fax: 617-523-0470 <br>Internet: [http://www.14beacon.org/ www.14beacon.org/]
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Congregational Library<br>14 Beacon Street<br>Boston, MA 02108<br>Telephone: 617-523-0470<br>Fax: 617-523-0470 <br>Internet: [http://www.14beacon.org/ www.14beacon.org/]  
  
=== Presbyterian ===
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=== Presbyterian ===
  
Presbyterian Historical Society<br>425 Lombard Street<br>Philadelphia, PA 19147-1516<br>Telephone: 215-627-1852<br>Fax: 215-627-0509<br>Internet:&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.history.pcusa.org/ www.history.pcusa.org/]
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Presbyterian Historical Society<br>425 Lombard Street<br>Philadelphia, PA 19147-1516<br>Telephone: 215-627-1852<br>Fax: 215-627-0509<br>Internet:&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.history.pcusa.org/ www.history.pcusa.org/]  
  
=== Roman Catholic ===
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=== Roman Catholic ===
  
Diocese of Honolulu, Chancery Office<br>1184 Bishop Street<br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Telephone: 808-533-1791<br>Fax: 808-521-8428
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Diocese of Honolulu, Chancery Office<br>1184 Bishop Street<br>Honolulu, HI 96813<br>Telephone: 808-533-1791<br>Fax: 808-521-8428<br>[http://www.catholichawaii.org/ <br>]
 
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Revision as of 16:44, 6 May 2008

Between 1820 and 1850, missionaries of many churches visited Hawaii. By 1900 the largest religious groups in the islands were The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Congregational (United Church of Christ), Presbyterian, and Roman Catholic. Later, the Buddhists became a major group.

Histories of Buddhists and other religious groups are available. An excellent introduction to this subject is John F. Mulholland, Hawaii's Religions (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1970; FHL book 996.9 K2m).

The Family History Library has extensive collections of mission and temple records for the LDS Church, including an index of memberships, 1850 to 1961, on 9 microfilms.

Buddhist records are kept at the individual Buddhist temples. Addresses of other major denominations include:

Congregational

Congregational Library
14 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Telephone: 617-523-0470
Fax: 617-523-0470
Internet: www.14beacon.org/

Presbyterian

Presbyterian Historical Society
425 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147-1516
Telephone: 215-627-1852
Fax: 215-627-0509
Internet:  www.history.pcusa.org/

Roman Catholic

Diocese of Honolulu, Chancery Office
1184 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Telephone: 808-533-1791
Fax: 808-521-8428