Hawai’i has been reclassified as a state with compromised rights for adult adoptees. Here’s why.
How, when, and where adult adopted people may currently order copies of their own original birth certificates in the unrestricted OBC states.
Adult adoptees in Hawaii have unrestricted access to their court adoption records, which typically include original birth certificates. Access to the court record is provided upon request to an adoptee who is 18 years of age or older.