Statehood: Aug. 21, 1959 Living in HI Today Population
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Kalawao Co. Maui Co. Hawaii Co. Honolulu Co. Kauai Co.
Census Statistics
Many people begin their genealogy research starting with the widely available U.S. census records. The U.S. began taking a census every 10 years starting in 1790. The records from 1790 to 1840 contain only the name of the head of the household and limited information about the other individuals in the residence. That changed in 1850 when the census began listing each member of the household individually.
Look how Hawaii has grown! The following table details the population of the state from it's first census through 1940. The 1940 census is the last year currently available for genealogy use. The 1950 census won't be available until 2022. Information is shown for 1890, but that census was mostly lost due to a fire and mishandling in the 1920's and 1930's.
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1790 NO 1800 NO 1810 NO 1820 NO 1830 NO 1840 NO 1850 NO 1860 NO
1870 NO 1880 NO 1890 NO 1900 154,001 1910 191,874 1920 225,881 1930 368,3300 1940 422,770

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LDS Searchable Database
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If you still have family living in Hawaii today, they may live in one of the larger cities of: Hilo, Honolulu, Kaneohe, Mililani, Pearl City or Waipahu. Chances are their ancestors came from the Phillipines, Japan, Polynesia, Germany or Ireland. Their religion is likely one of the Christian denominations.

They may work at one of the companies based in Hawaii, like Alexander & Baldwin, Bank of Hawaii or Hawaiian Electric Ind. or Hawaii Pacific Health. Some of them may enjoy eating a Loco Moco or Haupia. They probably root for the San Francisco 49ers or Giants, BYU-Hawaii Seasiders, Oakland Raiders or the Univ. of Hawaii Wahine & Warriors. Many Hawaiians enjoy surfing or visiting Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park.

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