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

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

The First Hawaiians and Their Plants
1
An Evolving Relationship to Land and Crops
7
Religious Dimensions of Hawaiian Agriculture 75
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