HSA News

The Photograph Collection will be down starting December 1, 2020 as we transition off that system into our Digital Archives. Check our website or social media for announcements about when it will be relaunched. Our Online Exhibitions with high-resolution downloads will still be available. Mahalo for your understanding during this transitional period as we upgrade ...
Read More Photograph Collection Gallery will be down starting December 1, 2020

Thank you for your continued support and patience during these challenging times! We are happy to announce that we will be open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – from 9:00am to 4:00pm – starting December 2nd. Therefore, we will be open 3 times a week except on State Holidays until further notice. For your safety ...
Read More Hawaiʻi State Archives will open WEDNESDAYS through FRIDAYS starting December 2, 2020

Aloha! The Hawaiʻi State Archives will be closed this coming Thursday, November 26, 2020 in observance of Thanksgiving. We will resume our temporary COVID-19 business hours on Friday, November 27, 2020.

Aloha! The Hawaiʻi State Archives will be closed this coming Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in observance of Veterans’ Day. We will resume normal business hours on Thursday, November 12, 2020.

Aloha! The Hawaiʻi State Archives will be closed this coming Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in observance of General Election Day. We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.

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 ...
Read More Archives Month 2020: Celebrating Hawaiian Music

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 ...
Read More We will be Open on Thursdays and Fridays, Starting October 1, 2020

Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the public Research Room at the Public Archives of Hawaiʻi will remain closed until further notice. Our top priority is the safety of our staff and community and so services may be delayed as staff will have limited access to the collections held at the State Archives. We ask ...
Read More Public Archives of Hawaiʻi Still Remains Closed

Due to the extension of the “Stay At Home / Work From Home” order, the Public Research Room at the Public Archives of Hawaiʻi will remain closed to the public until further notice. During this extension, the ʻIolani Palace grounds will also be closed to the public thus affecting our ability to provide services to ...
Read More Public Archives of Hawaiʻi Remains Closed

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/