Genealogy Research Guide
The Hawaii State Archives provides access to records of permanent value, including documents that may assist and be of interest to those doing genealogical research.
Sources that are most often used by genealogists and researchers here at the archives include: Click on the link to learn more about the resource and collection.
- Vital Statistics (Births, Marriages, & Deaths)
- Ships Passenger Manifests
- Divorce Case Files
- Obituary Index
- Naturalization Records
- Census Records
- Genealogical Research Aid: Hawaiians
An index and list to Genealogy Books comprised mainly of royal and/or chiefly lines, and a Genealogical Index in Hawaiian Newspapers
Access to some previously scanned microfilms can be accessed via our Digital Archives, Manuscript Collection, Genealogy Books
Here are some steps to help you with your genealogical research at the archives: