This site is intended to operate in the nature of a study group. Use of the site for commercial purposes is
inconsistent with the collaborative research purpose of this site. You are welcome to share information,
questions, discoveries and perplexities. Please sign in the Guestbook to
register your interest. Post Office in Paradise is unaffiliated with the United States Postal Service and is not
sponsored by the USPS or the postal service of any other country.
If you are new to stamp collecting or if you are thinking about adding Hawaii to your existing collection, see
the page Tips for Beginners. There you will find some information about how
and where to get started collecting Hawaii.
For a list of some societies and clubs a collector of Hawaiian stamps and postal history should consider
joining, please go to Societies and Clubs. If you need to have a stamp or
cover examined to be sure it is genuine and as described, expert services to contact for a certificate are
listed at Expert Services. For a general bibliography of important
treatises and auction catalogues frequently referenced in this site, please go to General
Pages are being updated constantly as newer information becomes available. Before using any page you may have
offloaded, be certain you have the latest version by comparing its date with the current update shown on the
Post Office in Paradise thanks the several organizations and publications who have honored it with recognition.
In addition to the
Federation Internationale de Philatie
Stamps2.com awards displayed at the
top of this page, other awards and honors can be seen on the Recognitions
page. By clicking on the image, you can learn more about the award and the organization that conferred it.
These recognitions are truly gratifying, but the feedback, support and encouragement of those who find Post
Office in Paradise promotes their enjoyment of the hobby is why the site has been a joy to create and maintain.
Hawaii's postal history is rich and varied. To enter the domain, please go to the
Site Map and select the topics of your choice.