Questions tagged [hawaii]

For questions about ancestors and records in the US state of Hawaii, including questions pertaining to the period before the state's admission to the US (1959) when it was the Kingdom of Hawaii and later a US territory.

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Can commoners have kamon that look like the Japanese Imperial Crest?

I have been researching my Japanese heritage and have found that it comes from the Masuhara「増原」family. My grandmother says that Masataro Masuhara moved over to the US as a merchant and that he had a ...
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Tracing Japanese ancestor who immigrated to Hawaii?

I am a 1/4 Japanese. My mom is half and my Grandmother full. My Great-grandmother was full Japanese and the one that moved from Japan to Hawaii. That is where she had my Grandmother. So, I am 3rd ...