Hawaii County History and Listings

Hawaii County History and Listings

Our county-by-county listing of Hawaii has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.

Hawaii
25 Aupuni St., Hilo, HI 96720, (808) 961-8255
http://hawaii-county.com
Incorporated: 1905
Parent County: Original county
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by Health Department
Divorce: 1951, Health Department
Death: 1853, Health Department
Land: unknown, Health Department
Probate: unknown, Health Department
Wills: unknown, Health Department
Notes: State Health Department has marriage records 1826-1929.

Honolulu
530 S. King St., Honolulu, HI 96813, (808) 547-7000
http://honolulu.gov
Incorporated: 1905
Parent County: Original county
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by Health Department
Marriage: unknown, Health Department
Divorce: 1951, Health Department
Death: 1853, Health Department
Land: unknown, Health Department
Probate: unknown, Health Department
Wills: unknown, Health Department

Kalawao
Incorporated: 1905
Notes: Kalawao County was created in 1905 along with the other four original counties, but has been politically absorbed by Maui County. Maui does not claim jurisdiction over the villages of Kalaupapa, Kalawao, or Waikolu. Contact the State Health Department or Maui County for Kalawao records.

Kauai
4444 Rice St., Ste. 235, Lihue, HI 96766, (808) 241-4900
http://kauaigov.gov
Incorporated: 1905
Parent County: Original county
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by Health Department
Marriage: unknown, Health Department
Divorce: 1951, Health Department
Death: 1853, Health Department
Land: unknown, Health Department
Probate: unknown, Health Department
Wills: unknown, Health Department

Maui
200 S. High St., Wailuku, HI 96793, (808) 270-7171
http://co.maui.hi.us
Incorporated: 1905
Parent County: Original county
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by Health Department
Marriage: unknown, Health Department
Divorce: 1951, Health Department
Death: 1853, Health Department
Land: unknown, Health Department
Probate: unknown, Health Department
Wills: unknown, Health Department


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Also available: the State Research Guide Book, State Research Guides CD and The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy.

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