Hawaiʻi State Archives

Archives Announcements:

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 Electronic Records Day

10/10/2017, To raise awareness about the crucial role electronic records play in our world.

Welo Haʻaheo: An Exhibition of Hawaiian Royal Flags

10/21/2017, Kamehameha Schools, Kapālama Campus, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hawaii State Archives’ Open House: Liliʻuokalani: Her Life, Her Legacy, Her Words

10/27/2017, Hawaiʻi State Archives, Kekāuluohi Building, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hawaii State Archives BuildingResearch Our Records

State Records CenterManaging Government Records

Hawaii Digital Archives Initiative