Lā'au Hawai'i: traditional Hawaiian uses of plants

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Bishop Museum Press, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 163 pages
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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