The Native Hawaiian Genealogy Society (NHGSoc) is dedicated to improving and teaching the work of preserving the mo‘okū‘auhau (genealogy) of the Kānaka Māoli (Native Hawaiian) people through the collaborative work of our members. We are not affiliated with any political, cultural or religious organizations. We share ideas, strategies, processes, techniques and data related to the study and research of our individual and shared mo‘okū‘auhau. This website serves as a repository of information and resources one will find spread across the internet as it pertains to the mo‘okū‘auhau (genealogy) and mo‘olelo of the Kānaka Māoli (Native Hawaiian) people, all conveniently organized for you.
NHGSoc is for serious genealogists, whether professional or non-professional who know and love this important work. This is a collaborative “living” environment, its success depends on the participation of its members, the inclusion of others and awareness by our wahi noho like o ka po‘e (community). Through collaborative efforts, we all can grow together.
To learn more, click on about us. To join NHGSoc, simply click on the Facebook logo at the bottom left-hand side of the screen and request to join our Facebook group which has over 3,000 members to date.
Online Resources - What Are They?
This website contains hundreds of links to various resources you can access from any computer or internet connected device. The Online Resources section contains the vast majority of the links you will find. So what are Online Resources?
Online Resources are a list of over 140 individual links to website containing information pertaining to the study of both Hawaiian mo‘okū‘auhau (genealogy) and mo‘olelo (history). Each of the resources listed in this section are link, meaning you can simply click on the name of the resource to be redirected to it.
Each resource contains a description that will allow you to understand what and how to use the information it contains.
This section, along with many others are put together in a way that provides a single access point for all things pertaining to the research that our organization and our members focus on, eliminating the need to utilize search engines and maintain large browser favorite files just to access those resources that are personally of benefit to you.
Have a resource you would like to suggest be added to our website? Use the Contact Us form which can be found under the About Us section.
Photograph of the Month
Ioela Konohia (U‘u) and Lilliana Kealoha-Koohia
Submitted by: Eric Konohia