Are You a Member of the Portuguese Hawaiian Genealogy Group on Facebook?

From time to time, I like to remind folks that we have a thriving Portuguese Hawaiian genealogy group on Facebook.  All you have to have is a Facebook account, then join the group.  The group is set to private due to spammers, but all those seeking their family history are welcome to join. As of […]

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Find My Past is Free This Weekend

The genealogy website, FindMyPast.com, will be free to access the weekend of March 6-9.    I’ve never used this website before, so I’m looking forward to exploring it. The “about” information says that their databases contain over 1.7 billion records.  Those databases cover the US, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and “beyond”.  Just how far beyond, […]

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Hawaii Obituary Index at Familysearch

Familysearch.org has a new database for Hawaii genealogists.  It is “Hawaii, Obituaries Index, ca 19890 to Present”.  It indexes obituaries from “Honolulu Advertiser, The Honolulu Star-Bulletin, The Kauai Garden Island News, The Maui News and The Hawaii Tribune-Herald” according to the description at the website. Currently the collection as 41,146 entries.  It is searchable by […]

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