Hawaii Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Hawaii is without doubt one of the states that doesn’t have a single central on-line state repository for looking out historic newspapers, however they use the Library of Congress Chronicling America web site as their foremost web site for looking out previous newspapers, and there are a few different giant collections. There are some free on-line newspapers on different websites and collections out there on subscription websites. Under is an inventory of the place the titles are saved and the hyperlink so that you could entry them.

There are about 500 newspapers which were printed within the Aloha state – definitely not all of them are searchable on-line. However there are a number of which are certainly out there. So go for it – discover your Hawaii ancestors and all of the fascinating articles that seize the tales of their lives. 

Please be aware that I’ve not at all times entered the dates which are included within the collections, as I think they may change as extra gadgets are digitized. Additionally I think that a few of these hyperlinks could change over time – so if there’s a lifeless hyperlink – please use your favourite search engine to search out their new location. 

(Up to date November 2021; not too long ago added hyperlinks are in BOLD)

Free Websites:

Statewide Collections:

Chronicling America – Hawaii Newspapers

Google Information Archive

Hawaiian Language Newspapers 1834-1927

Ho’olaupi’i – Hawaiian Nupepa Collection 1834-1948

  • Ahailono a ka Lahui 
  • Hawaii Holomua 
  • Hawaii Holomua 
  • House Rula Republalika 
  • Honolulu Occasions 
  • Ka Elele 
  • Ka Hae Hawaii 
  • Ka Hoku Loa 
  • Ka Hoku o Hawaii 
  • Ka Hoku o ka Pakipika 
  • Ka Holomua 
  • Ka Lahui Hawaii 
  • Ka Lama Hawaii 
  • Ka Lanakila 
  • Ka Lau Oliva 
  • Ka Lei Momi 
  • Ka Lei Rose o Hawaii 
  • Ka Leo o ka Lahui 
  • Ka Makaainana 
  • Ka Manawa 
  • Ka Naʻi Aupuni 
  • Ka Nonanona 
  • Ka Nupepa Elele 
  • Ka Nupepa Kuokoa 
  • Ka Nupepa Puka la Aloha Aina 
  • Ka Nupepa Puka la ko Hawaii Pae Aina 
  • Ka Oiaio 
  • Ke Alahou 
  • Ke Alakai O Hawaii 
  • Ke Alakai o Hawaii 
  • Ke Alakai o Hawaii 
  • Ke Alaula 
  • Ke Aloha Aina 
  • Ke Aloha Aina Oiaio 
  • Ke Au Hou 
  • Ke Au Okoa 
  • Ke Kiai 
  • Ke Kilohana o ka Malamalama 
  • Ke Koo o Hawaii 
  • Ke Kumu Hawaii 
  • Ko Hawaii Pae Aina 
  • Ko Hawaii Ponoi 
  • Kuokoa House Rula 
  • Kuu Hae Hawaii 
  • Nuhou 
  • O ka Hae Katolika 
  • Puuhonua o na Hawaii 
  • The Liberal 

Papakilo Hawaiian Language Newspaper Collection (1834–1980)

College of Hawaii eVols Newspaper Assortment

University of Hawaii Manoa Portuguese Newspaper Collection

  • O Luso Hawaiiano August 1885 to December 1890
  • Aurora Hawaiiana [Hawaiian Dawn]  August 1889 to March 1891
  • A Uniao Lusitana Hawaiiana. March 1892 to February 1896
  • A Sentinella [Sentinel] 1892 to 1896
  • O Luso  February 1896 to October 1897, October 1910 to Jan. 1920
  • A Setta [Arrow]  1903 to 1921
  • O Well-liked  July 1911 to January 1913
  • O Facho [The Torch]

University of Hawaii Manoa Filipino Newspaper Collection

Filipino Newspaper Digitization Project

  • Ang Banagbanag
  • Filamerican Tribune
  • Filipino Herald of Hawaii
  • Hawaii Filipino Information (Biano)
  • Hawaii Filipino Information (Cariaga) 
  • Hawaii Filipino Information
  • Hawaii Press (Hawaii Filipino Information) 
  • Hawaiian Reporter
  • Naimbag-a-Nakem
  • New Filamerican
  • New Philippines
  • P.I. Commonwealth Chronicle
  • Pacific Courier
  • Pacific Put up Information
  • Philippine Commonweath Chronicle
  • Philippine Information Tribune
  • The Impartial
  • Ti Managservi
  • Ti Mangiturong
  • Ti Progresibo
  • Ti Pudno (The Fact)
  • Ti Silaw (The Gentle)
  • Ti Timek Ti Vibora Luviminda (The Voice of Vibora Luviminda)

University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth Hawaiian Portuguese Newspapers

Pupil Collections:

Chaminade College – Honolulu

Hawaii Pacific College – Honolulu

Honolulu Neighborhood School – Honolulu

Kapi`olani Neighborhood School – Honolulu

Kauai Neighborhood School – Puhi

Leeward Neighborhood School – Pearl Metropolis

College of Hawaii – Hilo

​College of Hawaii – Manoa 

College of Hawaii – West Oahu

Windward Neighborhood School – Kaneohe

Miscellaneous Collections and Indexes:

Independent Voices – Alternative Newspapers

  • Hawaii Resistance Notes
  • Liberated Barracks
  • O.D.D.
  • Sanctuary

Bob Krauss Research Index – an index of English-language newspapers from Hawaiʻi, 1840-1944

  • Each day Bulletin (344 index entries)
  • Hawaiian Star (2,682 index entries)
  • Honolulu Advertiser (990 index entries)
  • Honolulu Star-Bulletin (8,792 index entries)
  • Pacific Industrial Advertiser (29,388 index entries
  • Polynesian (11,621 index entries)
  • Night Bulletin (8 index entries)
  • Good friend (21 index entries)
  • Hawaiian Gazette (4 index entries)
  • Hilo Each day Tribune (18 index entries)
  • Maui Information (105 index entries)

Hawaii War Records Depository Photographs

  • Honolulu Star Bulletin
  • Honolulu Advertiser

Japanese American Historic Newspapers Assortment

Small Town Papers

Newspaper Abstracts – Hawaii

For Obituary Indexes, transcriptions, and different demise/obituary data from historic newspapers, please try the Obituaries web page.

Different Free Websites:


Pearl Harbor

Subscription or Pay Websites:


There are at present 19 publications out there at this web site. See all of the titles at Ancestry – Hawaii Newspapers

Family tree Financial institution:

There are at present 65 publications out there at this web site. See all of the titles at Genealogy Bank – Hawaii Newspapers

Newspaper Archive:

There’s at present 62 publications out there at this web site. See all of the titles at Newspaper Archive – Hawaii


There are at present 24 publications out there at this web site. See all of the titles at Newspapers.com – Hawaii 

And Lastly:

You additionally want to go to the Newspapers in Hawaii web site, which may let you know what is going on within the state with regard to newspaper tasks. One other searchable database for printed newspapers (not essentially on-line) is The Hawaiian Historical Society – Helen Chapin’s Guide to Newspapers of Hawaii, 1834-2000.

Please be aware – much more could also be out there by way of an area library the place a library card is required. And naturally there may be at all times microfilm for those who haven’t been made out there on-line as but.

Good Luck and Completely satisfied Searching!

For extra hyperlinks for various states, provinces, and nations – please see the Newspaper Links web page on this web site.

For different Free Hawaii Hyperlinks, click on on the class of curiosity:​

BMD Records
Divorce Records
Church Records
School Records
Coroner Records
Voter Records
Probate and Wills
Mortuary Records
Alumni Records
Cemetery Records