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Hawaii Censuses: 1900

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U.S. Census Data and Reports for Hawaiʻi, 1900

U.S. Census for Hawaiʻi, 1900 - Data

U.S. Bureau of the Census. Plan of Division and Names of Enumerators, 1900, Territory of Hawaii. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of the Census, 1900.
UHM Call Number: HA329.15 .1900a.
U.S. Census Office. Census of the Hawaiian Islands Schedule No. 1, Population.
UHM Call Number: Microfilm S00316. Enumeration sheets.
U.S. Bureau of the Census. Index to the 1900 Census of the Hawaiian Islands.
UHM Call Number: Microfilm S00317.
Index to 1900 and 1910 Hawaii Enumeration Districts. Honolulu: 1987.
UHM Call Numbers: HA318.15 1900 I53 1987a and Microfilm S00316 Index.
Heritage Quest (via HSPLS)
Includes U.S. Census data, book collections, PERSI, U.S. Revolutionary War records and Freedman's Bank records. Online: http://librarieshawaii.org/catalog/account_number.htm. Log in with your HSPLS card number, and then select Heritage Quest from the list that appears.

U.S. Census for Hawaiʻi, 1900 - Reports

Hawaiian Almanac and Annual / Hawaiian Annual / Thrum's Hawaiian Annual / All About Hawaii. Honolulu: various, 1875-1974.
UHM Call Number: DU622 .A4. Published annually between 1875-1974. Included directories of government, businesses and organizations. Also, a name index for 1875-1932 and a subject index for 1875-1925 are available. At Hamilton Library, a full set of Thrum's and both indexes are on the reference shelves at the Hawaiian Collection. Issues for 1875-1895 available online at http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/17.

What Am I Looking At?

Generally, after censuses are conducted, information gathered falls in two groups:

  1. the data sets
  2. the reports which interpret and analyze these data sets

The lists on this page provide links to a selection of reports, and data sets and/or enumeration sheets for Hawaiʻi censuses.

Enumeration Sheets

Enumeration sheets are the forms used by census enumerators to gather information from people. Information may include the following: the person's name, place of residence, sex, age, occupation, educational level, language spoken, country of origin.

For privacy reasons, the U.S. Census Bureau does not release enumeration sheets until 72 years after the census has been conducted. The most recent enumeration sheets available for Hawaiʻi are from the 1940 decennial census, released in 2012. Enumeration sheets from the 1950 decennial census are scheduled to be released n 2022.

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