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Moʻokūʻauhau / Genealogy: Getting Started

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Moʻokūʻauhau Introduction

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                       

Hoʻomaka - Getting Started

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

Need kōkua? Contact me!

 

Kumu Kuuleilani Reyes

Hale Hoʻonaʻauao ʻo Midkiff

Email me: kureyes@ksbe.edu

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