- For cultural, civic or social connection: by formally attesting.
- For Native Hawaiian ancestry, as defined in Act 195, SLH 2011: (a) by formally attesting, and (b) providing documentation or permitting confirmation of ancestry from reliable sources.
- Copy of birth certificate showing “Hawaiian”, or
- Copy of birth certificate and/or other documentation showing lineal descent, ascent, or a blood sibling of a person of documented Native Hawaiian ancestry, or
- Kamaʻāina Witness declaration or Kamaʻāina Testimony (as described in Hawaii Rules of Evidence 803(a)(19), 803(a)(11), 803(a)(12), 803(a)(13), 803(a)(16), and 803(a)(20).
- Confirmation from Reliable Sources
- A vital statistics document or record from a state, municipality or other government entity
- Lineal descent, ascent or a blood sibling of a person who has been confirmed from a reliable source, including prior ancestry confirmation on the Kanaʻiolowalu registration.
- Any program or organizational source that has procedures for confirmation requiring at least the documentation provided above in “3. Documentation”, such as but not limited to:
- Kamehameha Schools’ student or alum, with attestation of Native Hawaiian ancestry
- Kamehameha Schools Ho`oulu Hawaiian Data Center
- Department of Hawaiian Home Lands lessee or verified on the waiting list
- Operation `Ohana (verified)
- Hawaiian Registry
- Kau Inoa (verified)
Modified on: Tue, 15 Apr, 2014 at 2:10 PM
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