The Hawaii Documents Center, located in the Hawaii State Library, is responsible for collecting, organizing and distributing the publications of the Hawaii State government, and the four county governments within the state of Hawaii. The Center is authorized under Hawaii Revised Statutes §93-3. Contact phone number 808-586-3543.
The Hawaii Documents Center maintains the largest collection of state and county documents in the Hawaii State Public Library System. Other depository collections are located in the following libraries:
Most Hawaii documents are listed in the Hawaii State Public Library System’s online catalog. In addition, older documents, dating to the mid 1960’s are available on microfilm at the 7 depository libraries.
The Hawaii Documents List is a record of accessions for the fiscal year. It is arranged by agency, with state publications listed first, followed by county publications.
The Public Review List is a list of publications that are currently available for public review at the Hawaii State Library. It is arranged by date. Some of the publications are available at neighborhood libraries. Please contact individual libraries for information.