Below are some of the requirements from HAWAII Lieutenant Governor to Apostille documents or issue a Certificate of Authentication. The Lieutenant Governor serves as Secretary of State for the State of Hawaii.
Public documents: If you require a certified copy of a birth, death, civil union, marriage, or divorce certificate to be authenticated for international legalization, you may request authentication at the same time you request a certified copy of the certificate. The Department of Health will coordinate with the Lieutenant Governor’s Office and the State Circuit Court to have the official forms prepared and attached to the certificate being issued. Nationwide Apostille does not provide Apostille service for Vital records & court documents in the state of Hawaii.
General Documents: General Documents are documents such as unrecorded powers-of-attorney, agreements, bylaws, transcripts, unrecorded conveyance documents, unprobated wills, etc. Notarized documents must be verified by Hawaii First Circuit then Apostilled/Authenticated by the office of the Lieutenant Governor.
Foreign Language Documents: Must be executed in English