Waimea Hawaii Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Waimea Family History Center serves the communities of Waimea, Kawaihae and Waikoloa and any others that desire to come to our center. We have a staff of 8-10 workers anxious to help you find your ancestors.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 65-1168 Kapiolani Rd Kamuela, HI
  2. Family History Center is located just inside the large double doors on the side of the church building nearest Lindsey Rd. Please knock on the outside doors if they are not open.  We welcome all community patrons. We are happy to help with any Family History research including Hawaiian Homeland qualification.''


E-mail:  hi_waimea@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 am until 1:00 pm

Tuesday and Wednesday evenings 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm

Holiday Schedule: closed for the month of July, state and national holidays, Nov 23-24, 2011, Dec 13, 2011 - Jan 5, 2012 except by appointment.

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • We have a good selection of films with Hawaiian birth, death and marriage records  as well as several films of histories recorded in earlier years.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal: This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have 6 computers that are connected to the Internet, FHC Portal and Printer access. We also have film readers and a microfiche reader.  We do not have a film scanner or film printer so recommend that you bring a digital camera if you would like images from films.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

We have several consultants that have experience with Hawaiian Genealogy and other general genealogy fields


Hawaii State USGenWeb  

Hawaii Cemetery Project

Hawaii State Archives Digital Collections -- Includes Mahale Books, Vital Statistics, Passenger lists and more.

Ulukau Hawaiian Electronic Library -- Index or early Hawaiian marriages, citizenship  and court records.

State of Hawaii Newspaper Obituaries 1993-2010

HeritageQuest- US census records, books and histories. You can access these records using your Hawaii State Library card to log in through the Hawaii State Library website

Volunteer at the Center

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