Research

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Research Hours

By Appointment Only
Tuesday - Friday
10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 3 PM

Procedures & Fees

The archives are available for research by appointment.  At the office you may browse through the finding aids. The fee for doing research is $5, unless you are a member of MHS (join!). If you cannot come in person, call or e-mail and please be as specific about your request as possible. Staff research services are available for $60 per hour.

When we have gathered materials pertinent to your topic, we will telephone you to make an appointment to view the materials. Prior to performing your research, please bring the filled out Research Registration form

A pencil, paper and gloves will be provided for your use. Computers and recorders are allowed for research with staff permission.  Personal scanning devices are not allowed.  There is a fee per photocopy of $.50.  There are additional fees for photograph reproduction.

Before you leave, please make sure that everything used is present and in good order.  The staff will check all materials used against the Log of Materials Requested.

Available Resources:

  • 1 Maui Historical Society Records [view]
  • 2 Maui Woman’s Club Records [view]
  • 3 Maunaolu College Records [view]
  • 4 Cummins E. Speakman, Jr. Papers [view]
  • 5 Maui Archaeology Records
  • 6 Elspeth P. Sterling Papers [view]
  • 7 Winslow Walker Papers [view]
  • 8 Scrapbook Collection [view]
  • 9 Lesley A. K. Bruce Papers [view]
  • 10 Edna E. Jenkins Papers [view]
  • 11 Inez Ashdown Papers [view]
  • 12 Lahaina Notes [view]
  • 13 Maui Historic Commission Records [view]
  • 14 Joyce C. Lebra Papers [view]
  • 15 Honolua Ditch Records [view]
  • 16 Carolina A. Freitas Abstract of Title
  • 17 Lahaina Store Ledger [view]
  • 18 Waihe`e Surveys [view]
  • 19 Wailuku Sugar Company Land Records [view]
  • 20 Monsarrat Plat Maps [view]
  • 21 Alexander House Settlement Association Minute Book [view]
  • 22 Helen C. Aiken Guest Books [view]
  • 23 Rose Ha`aheo Ward Scrapbook [view]
  • 24 E. Hitchcock Letters [view]
  • 25 Wailuku Female Seminary Student List [view]
  • 26 Hawaiian Prayer [view]
  • 27 Robert Hill Hawaiian Stamps [view]
  • 28 Rt. Rev. Bp. Thomas A. Jaggar Letter and Note [view]
  • 29 W. H. Bailey, Jr., Letter and Painting [view]
  • 30 J. Napua Miscellaneous Documents [view]
  • 31 Charles Dickey Letters and Photograph [view]
  • 32 Lily Alemeida Writings [view]
  • 33 Institute for Hawaiian Culture Studies Hawaiian Culture Data Cards [view]
  • 34 “Aha Papa Himeui o Hawaii”, Paia Hawaiian Protestant Church [view]
  • 35 Janet Allan Documents [view]
  • 36 William Ross Aiken Papers [view]
  • 37 David Forbes Papers
  • 38 Samuel Clemens Letter [view]
  • 39 Wailuku Union Church Programs [view]
  • 40 Company “A” “N.G.H.” Memorabilia [view]
  • 41 Maui County Fair Postal Covers [view]
  • 42 Karl C. Leebrick Writing [view]
  • 43 Jessie Cameron Bailey Letters [view]
  • 44 “Bartimeus, the Blind Preacher of Maui” Pamphlet [view]
  • 45 Wailuku Sugar Company Labor Contract [view]
  • 46 Mary D. Alexander Smith Papers [view]
  • 47 Erdmann Baldwin Notes on Volcanoes [view]
  • 48 Wailuku Sugar Company Letter and Land Records [view]
  • 49 Brother Bertram Biographical Information [view]
  • 50 County of Maui, County Jail Record Book [view]
  • 51 W. O. Aiken Scrapbook [view]
  • 52 Beta Sigma Phi Scrapbook [view]
  • 53 Katharine Luomala Article [view]
  • 54 Wailuku Foreign Church Subscription Record [view]
  • 55 Lewis H. Glaser Biographical Information [view]
  • 56 Wailuku District Relief Committee Minute Book [view]
  • 57 Mitsugi Hamada Kwon Memoir [view]
  • 58 Wailuku Female Seminary Letters and Articles [view]
  • 59 Rev. Richard Armstrong Papers [view]
  • 60 Whipple Family Papers [view]
  • 61 Wailuku Mission Wants and Orders [view]
  • 62 Caroline Bailey Letters [view]
  • 63 Mary Elspeth Fleming Writings [view]
  • 64 Edward Bailey Letters [view]
  • 65 Daniel L. Conde “Report” [view]
  • 66 Road and Survey Records [view]
  • 67 Gorham D. Gilman Journal Excerpt [view]
  • 68 Amos S. Cooke Journal Excerpt [view]
  • 69 Volney Howard Papers [view]
  • 70 H. R. Geiger, “A Trip to the Volcano” [view]
  • 71 World War II Documents [view]
  • 72 Miscellaneous Documents Concerning Missionaries and Royalty [view]
  • 73 “Koa House Log” (photocopy of AR 17, Lahaina Store Ledger)
  • 74 Rhoda E. A. Hackler Manuscript [view]
  • 75 Ethnobotany Lecturer Course Outline [view]
  • 76 D. K. Waialeale, “The Book of Omens Pertaining to Houses” [view]
  • 77 Fish Ponds [view]
  • 78 Dorthea Kraus Letter [view]
  • 79 David Malo Article [view]
  • 80 Mary Atherton Richards Article [view]
  • 81 Forward Through the Ages. History of the First Congregational Church of Holden, Massachusetts [view]
  • 82 Norwegian Labor in Hawaii Articles
  • 83 Manuel G. Duarte Miscellaneous Papers and Photographs
  • 84 Copp, Kamai, Daniels, Weight, Holt, Kamaeokalani and Kapoikai Family Genealogies and Notes
  • 85 James Renton Hind Booklet and Letters
  • 86 Genealogy Collection and Genealogy Reference Materials
  • 87 County of Maui Pound Master’s Forms Concerning Animal Control
  • 88 Territory of Hawaii, Dept. of Public Works, Div. of Highways, Special Provisions Proposal Contract and Bond for Rehabilitation of Portions of Main Street, Wharf Street and Puunene Avenue
  • 89 County of Maui, Committee on Public Improvements Reports on Conditions in Molokai and Wailuku Districts
  • 90 Native Hawaiian Land Trust Task Force “The Prophetic Vision of Keopuolani, the Sacred Queen of Hawaii” Report
  • 91 County of Maui Miscellaneous Reports Concerning Criminal Cases
  • 92 County of Maui Report of District Overseer for Makawao
  • 93 County of Maui, Office of the Treasurer, Statement of County Licenses
  • 94 Betty Farrington Election Campaign Materials
  • 95 Mrs. Royal N. Chapman Notes on Missionary History
  • 96 John Dominis Holt “Hale Ho`ike`ike- The Story of a House” Booklet
  • 97 County of Maui, Office of the County Treasurer, Hack and Passenger Vehicle License
  • 98 Henry T. S. Lau Art Works
  • 100 Orpah Alice Starratt Diary Photographs and Related Papers
  • 104 Lyons Kapi`ioho Naone III Papers
  • 107 Jose Ligot Romero, MD Papers
  • 108 Bailey House Descendants Bal and Bailey Family Genealogy Records and Photographs
  • 109 Maui Military Museum, Inc., Makawao, HI. Report and Images Concerning Excavation of Aircraft From Kaho`olawe
  • 110 Unidentified Document in Hawaiian
  • 111 Wailuku Sugar Company Ledger and Correspondence
  • 112 Patty J. Conte “`O Ka Mea Hea Ka Paiko O Kahikinui? Which is the Pico of Kahikinui? A Primarily Ethnohistorical Perspective”
  • 113 Cultural Surveys Hawaii, “An Archaeological Inventory Survey of an Approximately 14.7 Mile Proposed Transmission Line, From Ma’alaea, Maui, Hawai`i”
  • 114 Charles Ma`alo Genealogy Materials
  • 115 Puerto Rican Genealogy and History
  • 116 Sermons
  • 117 Tavares Family History Manuscript