Hawaii Genealogy

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US TERRITORY OR
COLONY SETTLED

Annexed in 1898; territory in 1900

STATEHOOD

1959

AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
(OR SIMILAR)

1840–1843 (index only), 1866 (fragment), 1878 (Hawaii), 1890 and 1896 (Oahu)

FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS

1900

PUBLIC-LAND OR
STATE-LAND STATE

State

BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
BEGIN

Birth, 1842; death, 1859 (most date to 1896)

MARRIAGE RECORDS
BEGIN

1842 (most date to 1896)

CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS

Hawaii State Department of Health
Office of Health Status Monitoring
Issuance/Vital Records Section

Box 3378
Honolulu, HI 96801
(808) 586-4539

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