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In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Mekia Kealakai’s return to Hawaiʻi after spending over 20 years of spreading Hawaiian music aboard, we are proud to host a series of virtual exhibitions in honor of the pioneering Hawaiian musicians and composers that have touched so many with their unique style of music. Please join us ...
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Thank you for your patience and understanding during these challenging times! As the virus continues to impact our lives and communities, our number one priority is the safety of our staff and the public. We will be open on Thursdays and Fridays starting October 1st (*see note below) from 9:00am to 4:00pm with the following ...
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Happy Birthday to Queen Liliʻuoklani! On this important day in Hawaiian history, the Hawaiʻi State Archives offers a reminder that over 120 high resolution digital scans of original photographs of Her Hawaiian Majesty, c1853-1917, are available for public viewing and downloading within our Queen Liliʻuokalani Photograph Exhibition at the following link: https://ags.hawaii.gov/archives/about-us/photograph-collection/queen-liliuokalani-photograph-exhibition/

Share Your COVID-19 Stories

Posted on May 26, 2020 in HSA News

The Public Archives of Hawaiʻi needs your help! The COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions of people world-wide including our state, communities, neighbors, and our families. An event that will undoubtedly be remembered not only by this generation but by future generations of a time where our norm became forever changed. Please share YOUR stories, along ...
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Aloha! The Hawaii State Archives will be closed this coming Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day. However due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, our Research Room remains closed to the public until further notice, with limited remote services to resume on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Please email us at [email protected] for ...
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Aloha! The Hawaii State Archives will be closed this coming Friday, April 10, 2020 in observance of Good Friday. However due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, our Research Room remains closed to the public until further notice, with limited remote services to resume on Monday, April 13, 2020. Please email us at [email protected] for ...
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Due to the current on-going COVID-19 situation, which has caused many organizations, institutions and offices to close to the public, DLNR has closed the ʻIolani Palace Grounds. As a result, the Public Research Room at the Public Archives of Hawaiʻi will be closed to the public until further notice. We apologize for this very short ...
Read More The Public Archives of Hawaiʻi is CLOSED

Aloha! The Hawaii State Archives will be closed this coming Thursday, March 26, 2020 in observance of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day. We will resume our normal business hours on Friday, March 27, 2020. Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, our Research Room remains closed to the public until further notice. Please email us ...
Read More Closed in Observance of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day

The Hawaiʻi State Archives is still open and available to all researchers and we welcome the public to discover new treasures and stories of the past. Though due to the growing concerns about COVID-19, our commitment is not only to care for the irreplaceable and valuable documents and artifacts of the Public Archives, but also ...
Read More The Public Archives of Hawaiʻi is Open

UPDATED MARCH 17, 2020* The Hawaiʻi State Archives is very excited and fortunate to present a free informational lecture by Jeanne Drewes. Ms. Drewes has been part of the preservation/conservation community for forty years, with her final position at the Library of Congress as Chief of Binding & Collections Care from 2006 through 2019. Today ...
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