Background

What:
The Hawaii Chinese History Center, (HCHC), founded in Honolulu on October 31, 1970 and incorporated March 17, 1971.

The HCHC is an IRS Section 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. 
All contributions are tax deductible.


Why:
It grew out of the urgings of concerned individuals and with the help of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce and the United Chinese Society.

Goals:
    • Stimulate interest and research among the Chinese in their own history and family genealogies in Hawaii
    • Assist and guide them to make their experiences available to the large community through writing, research and publishing
    • Collect, inventory, record and preserve historical materials, documents and photographs, related to the Chinese in Hawaii

  Results:  In the past 44 years, the HCHC has been a leader in the United States for

    1. Producing numerous publications on the Chinese in Hawaii
    2. Guiding individuals, families and organizations in their efforts to research, write and publish their histories.

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