Hawaiʻi State Archives
Closed in Observance of Presidents’ Day
Posted on February 13, 2018
Aloha! The Hawaii State Archives will be closed this coming Monday, February 19, 2018 in observance of Presidents’ Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
Oahu Vital Statistics
Posted on January 4, 2018
As of Wednesday, January 3, parts of the Vital Statistic records for the island of Oahu have been uploaded to our Digital Collection pages. This will be an ongoing project periodically updated throughout 2018. You can view these records here: https://digitalcollections.hawaii.gov/greenstone3/library/collection/vitalsta-oahu/page/about or our other records on the Digital Collections webpage.
Pardon Our Dust
Posted on December 1, 2017
From now until the end of May 2018, the Hawaiʻi State Archives will be undergoing construction to update our HVAC system. Please allow for extra processing time with requests and orders. Construction noises may intermittently be heard during this time. Thank you for your understanding.
Digital Collections and Library & Map Catalog Update
Updated on November 29, 2017
The on-site access to Library & Map Catalog is temporarily down, please see Reference Desk staff for assistance.
The Digital Collections page is now located at: http://digitalcollections.hawaii.gov/greenstone3/library. Please update your bookmarks accordingly. All of the collections that were formerly on the old server has been completely migrated over to the current server. Maui Vital Records is now fully online as of November 29, 2017. Please contact the State Archives for further assistance and/or questions.
Queen Liliʻuokalani Online Photograph Exhibition
Posted on November 9, 2017
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the passing of Queen Liliʻuokalani, Hawai‘i’s last reigning monarch, the Hawaiʻi State Archives is pleased to announce the digital release of the Queen Liliʻuokalani Photograph Exhibition. The 120 images in this digital exhibition contain all of the images found in the seven Royalty – Liliʻuokalani folders from the State Archives’ main Photograph Collection, presented as high-resolution preservation color scans. More…
Hawaii State Archives, Archives Month 2017
Posted on October 3, 2017
October is American Archives Month and to kick off this year’s celebration, Governor Ige has declared October to be Archives Month in the State of Hawaiʻi. Click on the links and images below to learn more about American Archives Month and see how we are celebrating:
10/10/2017, To raise awareness about the crucial role electronic records play in our world.
10/21/2017, Kamehameha Schools, Kapālama Campus, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10/27/2017, Hawaiʻi State Archives, Kekāuluohi Building, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Research Our Records
- Digital Collections
- Library and Map Catalog (Temporarily offline, see above announcement)
- Photograph Collection
- Research Aides:
- Other Resources:
Managing Government Records
- Records Management
- State Records Center
- Records Retention and Disposition Schedules
- Records Management Policies
- Records Management Forms
Hawaii Digital Archives Initiative
- Hawai`i State Digital Archives Project: A Work in Progress
- Hawaii Digital Archives Master Plan
- State of Hawaii Draft Recordkeeping Metadata Standard