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Aloha! The Hawaii State Archives will be closed this coming Monday, February 17, 2020 in observance of Presidents’ Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

As caretakers of unique, historical and irreplaceable treasures of the State from the Kingdom to present day, the Hawaiʻi State Archives has an enormous responsibility to ensure these materials are available for research, study and purview to the public now and in the future. The care and protection of the collections are a critical part ...
Read More Starting February 2020 – NEW Security Procedures at the Hawaiʻi State Archives

Aloha! The Hawaii State Archives will be closed this coming Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

Public parking on the ʻIolani Palace grounds will be closed on January 15th through January 17th, 2020. We apologize for the inconvenience, but please review other public parking options if you are making a trip to visit us here at the Hawaiʻi State Archives.

Aloha! The Hawaiʻi State Archives will be closed this coming Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in observance of New Year’s Day. We will resume normal business hours on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Closed in Observance of Christmas

Posted on Dec 18, 2019 in HSA News

Aloha! The Hawaii State Archives will be closed this coming Wednesday, December 25, 2019 in observance of Christmas. We will resume normal business hours on Thursday, December 26, 2019.

Aloha! The Hawaii State Archives will be closed this coming Thursday, November 28, 2019 in observance of Thanksgiving. We will resume normal business hours on Friday, November 29, 2019.

In celebration of Mōʻī (King) David Laʻamea Kamananakapuʻu Mahinulani Nalōiaʻehuokalani Lumialani Kalākaua’s birthday on this day in 1836, the Hawaiʻi State Archives has digitized all of His Majesty’s photos from the photo files in the General Photographic Collection at the Public Archives. To commemorate his 183rd birthday, we are very excited to present these high ...
Read More King Kalākaua Photograph Exhibition now Online

Aloha! The Hawaii State Archives will be closed this coming Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Veterans’ Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

For Archives Month 2019, the Hawaiʻi State Archives’ theme is Paniolo, Hawaiian Cowboy. The paniolo have a rich and very unique heritage we would like to highlight this year with some items from our collections. We have also put on several talks, such as Reclaiming Kalākaua and a series of lectures done by State Archives ...
Read More Archives Month 2019: Paniolo, Hawaiian Cowboy