Lāʿau Hawaiʿi: Traditional Hawaiian Uses of Plants
This classic, award-winning book provides the first comprehensive description of Hawaiian traditions of plant use. Topics include not only food, but clothing, cordage, shelter, canoes, tools, housewares, medicines, religious objects, weaponry, personal adornment, and recreation.
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Review: La'au Hawai'i: Traditional Hawaiian Uses of PlantsUser Review - Gerald Kinro - Goodreads
Authored by one of my favorite modern scientists, this is a well-illustrated, easy to read ethnobotany of the Hawaiian people. Abbott discusses the various uses (food, fiber, medicine, wood, medicinal ... Read full review
Review: La'au Hawai'i: Traditional Hawaiian Uses of PlantsUser Review - Sarah Uno - Goodreads
This book was cool in the sense the reader was given a great opportunity to explore the great connection between Hawaiian culture and plans. Read full review