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Hawaii Vital Records - Births, Deaths & Marriages

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State Department of Health
Office of Health Status Monitoring
Issuance/Vital Statistics Section
P.O. Box 3378
Honolulu, HI 96801
Phone: (808) 586-4533 (recorded message)
(808) 586-4542 with questions

Cashier's check, certified check or money order should be made payable to State Department of Health. Personal checks are not accepted. Call or visit the Web site for current fees and/or restrictions.

Birth Records:

Dates: From 1853

Cost of copy: $10.00

Comments: Hawaii state law limits access to birth records of 75 years or less to the person named on the certificate, the parents, descendants, spouse, legal guardians and individuals who share a common ancestor (i.e. cousins, grandparent, aunts/uncles) with the person named on the certificate. Birth records more than 75 years old are open to the public.

With your request, include as much as you can of the following: the full name listed on the certificate, the month, day & year of birth, the city or town and the island where the birth occurred, the full name of each parent (including mother's maiden name), the reason for your request, your relationship to the person named on the certificate and your name, address and telephone number.
* Indexes to birth records for the years 1896-1909 are available at the Hawaii State Library (Main Library, Hilo, Kahului, Kaneohe, Lihue, and Kailua-Kona), and the University of Hawaii Library, Hawaiian Collection.
Application for Hawaii Birth Certificate

Death Records:

Dates: From 1853

Cost of copy: $10.00

Comments: Hawaii state law limits access to death records of 75 years or less to the person named on the certificate, the parents, descendants, spouse, legal guardians and individuals who share a common ancestor (i.e. cousins, grandparent, aunts/uncles) with the person named on the certificate. Death records more than 75 years old are available to anyone who requests them.

With your request, include as much as you can of the following: the full name listed on the certificate, the certificate's file number (if known), the month, day & year of death, the city or town and the island where the death occurred, the reason for your request, your relationship to the person named on the certificate and your name, address and telephone number.
Application for Hawaii Death Certificate

Marriage Records:

Dates: From 1853

Cost of Copy: $10.00

Comments: Hawaii state law limits access to marriage records of 75 years or less to the bride and groom named on the certificate, the parents, descendants, spouse, legal guardians and individuals who share a common ancestor (i.e. cousins, grandparent, aunts/uncles) with the people named on the certificate. Marriage records more than 75 years old are available to anyone who requests them.

http://www.hawaii.gov/health/vital-records/pdf/marriage.pdf:

With your request, include as much as you can of the following: the full name of the groom, the full maiden name of the bride, the certificate's file number (if known), the month, day & year of marriage, the city or town and the island where the marriage occurred, the reason for your request, your relationship to the person named on the certificate and your name, address and telephone number.
Application for Hawaii Marriage Certificate

Divorce Records:

Dates: From July 1951

Cost of copy: $2 state, varies by county

Comments: If the records are not available at the State office, then you may want to try the Circuit Court in the area where the divorce was granted.
Application for Hawaii Divorce Certificate

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