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Guide to '''Hawaii County, Hawaii ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. <br>
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| county = Hawaii County
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| founded year = 1905
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| seat = Hilo
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| building address = Hawaii County Courthouse<br>25 Aupuni Street<br>Hilo, HI 96720<br>Phone: 808.961.8255<br>[http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/ '''Hawaii County Website'''] }}
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/ Hawaii County Courthouse]<br>25 Aupuni Street<br>Hilo, HI 96720<br>Phone: 808.961.8255&nbsp;<br><br>State Health Dept has marriage, death, wills, wills, probate and land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hawaii County, Hawaii page 170, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hawaii County, Hawaii#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hawaii County, Hawaii#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hawaii County, Hawaii#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hawaii County, Hawaii#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hawaii County, Hawaii#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hawaii County, Hawaii#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1859*</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1846*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1841*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1848</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1854</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1854</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Hawaii County, Hawaii#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Hawaii County, Hawaii#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Hawaii County, Hawaii#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created in 1905 from Hilo (old) county
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*'''County seat:''' Hilo <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Island:''' [[Maui County, Hawaii Genealogy|Maui]]
  
== History ==
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==== Record Loss ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Resources ===
  
'''1905--'''Hawaii County was created in 1905 from Hilo (Old) County. '''County seat:''' Hilo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Biography  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=13&GScnty=542&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|NUMBER|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=13&CScnty=542 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hihawaii/cemetery/HICountycemeteries.htm HIGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Hawaii+Hawaii&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Hawaii&county=Hawaii&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/hi/hawaii.htm HIGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/hawaii/is_hawaii.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Hawaii Cemeteries|Hawaii Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Hawaii}}
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==== Church Records  ====
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{{HI Church Intro}}
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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*'''1900 - 1952''' {{RecordSearch|2141043|Hawaii, Index to Filipino Passengers Arriving at Honolulu, 1900-1952}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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{{HI History Intro}}
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==== Land and Property  ====
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{{HI Land Intro}}
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*'''1980-present''' - {{RecordSearch|2301762|Hawaii Obituaries Index ca. 1980-present}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]— index and images
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==== &nbsp;Probate  ====
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*'''1822 – 1962''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9046 Hawaii Wills and Probate Records 1822-1962] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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{{HI Probate Intro}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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State Health Dept has marriage, death, wills, wills, probate and land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hawaii County, Hawaii page 170, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Hilo Hawaii Family History Center]]
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*[[Honokaa Hawaii Family History Center]]
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*[[Ka'u Hawaii Family History Center]]
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*[[Keei Hawaii Family History Center]]
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*[[Kohala Hawaii Family History Center]]
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*[[Kona Hawaii Family History Center]]
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*[[Lanai Hawaii Family History Center]]
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*[[Molokai Hawaii Family History Center]]
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*[[Waimea Hawaii Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies =====
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'''Kona Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 398<br> Captain Cook, HI. 96704<br> 808-323-3222<br> FAX: 808-323-2398<br> E-mail: [mailto:khs@konahistorical.org khs@konahistorical.org]<br> [http://www.konahistorical.org/index.php/oral_history Website]<br>
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<br> '''Lyman Museum &amp; Mission House'''<br> 276 Haili Street<br> Hilo, Hawai’i 96720<br> 808-935-5021<br> Fax 808-969-7685<br>E-Mail: [mailto:info@lymanmuseum.org info@lymanmuseum.org]<br> [http://lymanmuseum.org/archives/research-collection Website]<br>
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==== &nbsp;&nbsp;Taxation  ====
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{{HI Tax Intro}}
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==== Vital Records  ====
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{{HI Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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==== Websites ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Hawaii%2C+Hawaii|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/HI/Hawaii/ Hawaii County, Hawaii Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
==== Town ====
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=== Places ===
  
[[Hilo, Hawaii|Hilo]]  
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'''Town''' [[Hilo, Hawaii|Hilo]]  
  
===== Unincorporated communities =====
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'''Unincorporated communities'''
  
 
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*[[Ahualoa, Hawaii|Ahualoa]] (Rural Area)  
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*[[Ahualoa, Hawaii|Ahualoa]] (rural area)  
 
*[[Hakalau, Hawaii|Hakalau]] (village)  
 
*[[Hakalau, Hawaii|Hakalau]] (village)  
 
*[[Hawaii Ocean View Estates, Hawaii|Hawaii Ocean View Estates]]  
 
*[[Hawaii Ocean View Estates, Hawaii|Hawaii Ocean View Estates]]  
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*[[Kawaihae, Hawaii|Kawaihae]]  
 
*[[Kawaihae, Hawaii|Kawaihae]]  
 
*[[Keauhou, Hawaii|Keauhou]]  
 
*[[Keauhou, Hawaii|Keauhou]]  
*[[Keokea, Hawaii County, Hawaii|Keokea]]  
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*[[Keokea, Hawaii County, Hawaii Genealogy|Keokea]]  
 
*[[Milolii, Hawaii|Milolii]]
 
*[[Milolii, Hawaii|Milolii]]
  
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===== Census-designated places =====
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'''Census-designated places'''
  
 
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*[[Honomu, Hawaii|Honomu]]  
 
*[[Honomu, Hawaii|Honomu]]  
 
*[[Kahaluu-Keauhou, Hawaii|Kahaluu-Keauhou]]  
 
*[[Kahaluu-Keauhou, Hawaii|Kahaluu-Keauhou]]  
*[[Kailua, Hawaii County, Hawaii|Kailua]]  
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*[[Kailua, Hawaii County, Hawaii Genealogy|Kailua]]  
 
*[[Kalaoa, Hawaii|Kalaoa]]  
 
*[[Kalaoa, Hawaii|Kalaoa]]  
 
*[[Kapaau, Hawaii|Kapaau]]  
 
*[[Kapaau, Hawaii|Kapaau]]  
 
*[[Keaau, Hawaii|Keaau]]  
 
*[[Keaau, Hawaii|Keaau]]  
 
*[[Kealakekua, Hawaii|Kealakekua]]  
 
*[[Kealakekua, Hawaii|Kealakekua]]  
*[[Keokea, Hawaii County, Hawaii|Keokea]]  
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*[[Keokea, Hawaii County, Hawaii Genealogy|Keokea]]  
 
*[[Kukuihaele, Hawaii|Kukuihaele]]  
 
*[[Kukuihaele, Hawaii|Kukuihaele]]  
 
*[[Kurtistown, Hawaii|Kurtistown]]  
 
*[[Kurtistown, Hawaii|Kurtistown]]  
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*[[Volcano, Hawaii|Volcano]]  
 
*[[Volcano, Hawaii|Volcano]]  
 
*[[Waikoloa Village, Hawaii|Waikoloa Village]]  
 
*[[Waikoloa Village, Hawaii|Waikoloa Village]]  
*[[Waimea, Hawaii County, Hawaii|Waimea]]  
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*[[Waimea, Hawaii County, Hawaii Genealogy|Waimea]]  
 
*[[Wainaku, Hawaii|Wainaku]]
 
*[[Wainaku, Hawaii|Wainaku]]
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== References ===
 
 
*[[Maui County, Hawaii|Maui]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
==== Census  ====
 
 
 
{{Census|Hawaii}}
 
 
 
*1849
 
*1850
 
*1866
 
*1878 (Oahu)
 
*1890
 
*1896
 
*1900 United States Census - [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1325221 Hawaii]
 
*1910
 
*1920
 
*1930
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
==== Maps ====
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
[http://www.konahistorical.org Kona Historical Society]
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Hilo Hawaii Family History Center]]
 
*[[Honokaa Hawaii Family History Center]]
 
*[[Ka'u Hawaii Family History Center]]
 
*[[Keei Hawaii Family History Center]]
 
*[[Kohala Hawaii Family History Center]]
 
*[[Kona Hawaii Family History Center]]
 
*[[Lanai Hawaii Family History Center]]
 
*[[Molokai Hawaii Family History Center]]
 
*[[Waimea Hawaii Family History Center]]
 
 
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
*{{FHL|Hawaii%2C+Hawaii|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/HI/Hawaii/ Hawaii County,&nbsp;Hawaii Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
 
 
== References  ==
 
  
 
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{{Hawaii|Hawaii}}  
  
 
[[Category:Hawaii_County,_Hawaii]]
 
[[Category:Hawaii_County,_Hawaii]]

Latest revision as of 20:01, 23 August 2017

United States
Hawaii
Hawaii County

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

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Hawaii County, Hawaii
Map
Map of Hawaii highlighting Hawaii County
Location in the state of Hawaii
Map of the U.S. highlighting Hawaii
Location of Hawaii in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1905
County Seat Hilo
Courthouse
HawaiiHawaiiCourthouse.jpg
Address Hawaii County Courthouse
25 Aupuni Street
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: 808.961.8255
Hawaii County Website


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1859*
1846*
1841*
1848
1854
1854
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent County: created in 1905 from Hilo (old) county
  • County seat: Hilo [1]
  • Neighboring Island: Maui

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
HIGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
HIGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Billion Graves
See Hawaii Cemeteries for more information.

Census

For tips on accessing Hawaii County, Hawaii Genealogy census records online, see: Hawaii Census.

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Hawaii denominations, view the Hawaii Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Hawaii County, Hawaii Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Hawaii Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Hawaii Land and Property for additional information about early Hawaii land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

 Probate


Public Records

State Health Dept has marriage, death, wills, wills, probate and land records.[2]

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Kona Historical Society
PO Box 398
Captain Cook, HI. 96704
808-323-3222
FAX: 808-323-2398
E-mail: khs@konahistorical.org
Website


Lyman Museum & Mission House
276 Haili Street
Hilo, Hawai’i 96720
808-935-5021
Fax 808-969-7685
E-Mail: info@lymanmuseum.org
Website

  Taxation

Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. The State office has some records as early as 1853 up to the present. See the State of Hawaii, Department of Health website for information on acquiring the records and any restrictions.

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Town Hilo

Unincorporated communities

Census-designated places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hawaii County, Hawaii page 170, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.