Three Steps to Applying for Hawaiian Ancestry Verification

Step 1 Complete a Hawaiian Ancestry Registry (HAR) form for each person wishing to verify ancestry - instructions.
Click: here to Request a Hawaiian Ancestry Registry form
Step 2 Gather birth certificates and other required documents to support the information provided on each HAR form.
Step 3 Mail or bring the HAR form and required documents to the Data Center or one of our community drop–off locations. Once the information is received, we will begin the Hawaiian ancestry verification process.

You may be thinking, "It can’t be that easy." In many cases it is easy. In others—particularly when documents are not available or are inconclusive—it may take more time and effort. The information in this book should help you in this process. 

Some important things to remember: