Examples of Primary Source Documents:
birth certificates, baptism certificates, death certificates, divorce decrees, marriage certificates, military records, obituaries in the newspapers, and land records.
If you donʻt have one, get a Hawaiʻi Public Library card: https://www.librarieshawaii.org/how-do-i/use-the-library/get-a-new-library-card/
It will give you access to online resources available for free.
Secondary sources include published books about your family.
Hawaii Public State Library System Genealogy Series: How to Begin Finding Your Family Roots link - recorded 3/06/21
Start with yourself and work backwards
Speak to living relatives.
Complete a draft of a pedigree chart
Seek evidence-official documents to support your dates and names
Create a log/journal/notebook of research
Create a repository to hold official documents, such as a binder with sheet protectors; digital file are possibilities