E komo mai, Welcome!

Genealogy is also known as family history.  It is the study of families through history tracing their lineages and origins.  

The Hawaii State Archives Digital Collections are again online!

First missionaries arrive at Honolulu, 18 Apr 1820.  30 Mar 1820 they had arrived in Kailua, but they entered Honolulu on 18 Apr.

Whatʻs happening on Oahu:

     8-9 April 2017:  Hawaiian Scottish Festival & Highland Games, McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park

     29 April 2017:  15th Annual Waikiki Spam Jam Festival; Kalakaua Ave; 4:00-10:00PM; street festival

     State of Hawai’i:  Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

     Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun Evenings (weather permitting):  Under the big banyan tree, Kuhio Beach Hawaiian Hula Show, 808-843-8002 for more information

     Upcoming:  1 May 2017, Lei Day Celebration

NOT on Oahu:  If any of you ever get a chance, attend the Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo.  The planning time is one year in advance.  Tickets and hotel reservations are limited unless you have ohana on the Big Island.  This year is the 54th Annual to be celebrated at the Edith Kanakaole Tennis Stadium on 17 - 27 Apr 2017.

Resources available on this website can be found on the Resources tab.  

If you are looking for help researching your Hawaii ancestors, this is the right place.  If you'd like to share research links or information please write to me!

Please help these family genealogists find answers to their queries. 

The contact E-mails were verified in Jan 2016.  Queries with valid E-mail are maintained here. If you have a surname that you think you can help with, please use the Surname Alphabetic Search. Queries may also be accessed here. They are arranged newest to oldest.


Mahalo for your kokua!

a hui hou (until we meet again)                  
Doreen Harunaga-Ewing
Honolulu County Coordinator                                                                              

©April 2017                        Honolulu County Coordinator Doreen Harunaga-Ewing