National Archives Records Administration (Digital Archives)
Other Digital Archives
(Hawai'i State Archives, Digital Collections, U.S. Navy Ship off O'ahu)
1. The Hawaii State Archives
The Archives Division in the Hawaii Department of Accounting and General Services is home to the Hawai'i State Archives. When you are ready to start searching, you can explore and click here on the: Archives Division
The Hawaii State Archives has a rich collection of materials relating to the history of Hawai'i and its various governmental incarnations, with photos, letters, documents, papers, maps and more, ranging in scope as well as time periods spanning through the Kingdom, Territorial, and State governments. Some of these materials include documents and photos about the American military. Some finding aids may be uploaded in PDF format directly from the website with subject categories and other information to aid the researcher on military matters. The library and archive catalog is also searchable with many cataloged items helpful for beginning one's archive search.
To see the online catalog, click on Map and Library Catalog.
(Search Hint: Browse subjects under the keyword "military." Possible subject headings include military bases -- Hawaii, United States -- Armed Forces -- Hawaii, Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Hawaii -- History, Military).
Contact an archivist to make an appointment or for help in focusing your search:
Hawai‘i State Archives Kekāuluohi Building
‘Iolani Palace Grounds
364 S. King Street
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813
Fax: (808) 586-0330
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Saturday, Sunday, and State Holidays
2. Tropic Lightning Museum (Army) (Schofield Barracks, O'ahu)
This O'ahu based museum and archival collection includes military yearbooks from 1941-2009, primary and secondary source materials from 1939-present, and select military newspapers and magazines from 1900 to 1975, documenting the history of Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield and the history of the 25th Infantry Division: Archives (http://www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/tlm/archives.html)
Tropic Lightning Museum Waianae Avenue, Bldg. 361
Schofield Barracks, HI 96875
Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii ATTN: IMPC-HI-PL Tropic Lightning Museum 745 Wright Avenue, BLDG 107 (WAAF) Schofield Barracks, HI 96857-5000
Business Hours (Free Admission)
Closed on Sunday, Monday and all Federal Holidays.