Plants of Old Hawaiʻi

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Plants of Old Hawaiʻi

9.95

by Lois Lucas

paperback, 6" x 9"
112 pp

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ABOUT:

A useful and straightforward introduction to 20 plants brought to Hawaii by the early Hawaiians. Each entry includes an illustration, a description, a legend, a proverb, and a poem about the plant.

REVIEWS:

"Everything from Arrowroot to Yam is here, detailing 20 plants brought from the South Pacific to Hawaii circa 450 AD. It contains graphic illustrations plus plant descriptions, habitats, uses, legends, and a poem about each... An excellent teaching aid, it is a great Hawaiiana resource for adult readers."

- Kona Views

AUTHOR:

Plants of Old Hawaii grew out of Lois Lucas's many years of teaching Hawaiian culture, history and botany, and the planning and cultivation of the Hawaiian Garden at Punahou, as well as her acquaintance with Beatrice Krauss of the Lyon Arboretum. 

 
 
 
 
 

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