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HWST 341: Mo'okū'auhau: Hawaiian Genealogies Research: Newspapers

About Newspapers

Newspapers are a body of published materials that you can find lots of interesting stories about your kupuna  that were reported in the newspapers. Fortunately, Hawai'i has one of the largest bodies of newspapers, published from 1834 to now available for you to go through. It can be a daunting task, but there are some indexes and full-text databases that can help you easily find articles about your kupuna.

Find CURRENT Articles, 1990-Now

Find OLDER Articles, 1929-1969

Find HISTORIC Articles, 1834-1948

Hawaii Newspaper Agency Morgue

Popularly called "the morgue," this is a clippings file, organized in two sets - Names and Subjects of newspaper clippings from the Honolulu Advertiser and Honolulu-Star Bulletin Dates,1920s through mid-1980s, that are housed in the microfilm room on microfiche. This is another great place to look for interesting newspaper articles about your kupuna. Before you manually browse the clippings, check first to see if there are articles about your kupuna. You can check by clicking here.

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