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Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i
Plants of Hawaii
Native Planters of Old Hawaii by
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific AM101 .B442 no.233 1991
pt. 1. Prehistoric perspectives -- pt. 2. Plants and animals in the Hawaiian economy -- pt. 3. Demography of the Hawaiian Islands -- pt. 4. The makahiki harvest festival -- pt. 5. Descriptions of habitation on each island
Plants in Hawaiian Culture by
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific DU624.65 .K72 1993
Food -- Fiber craft -- Fishing -- Canoes -- Houses -- Wearing apparel -- Musical instruments -- Games and sports -- Medicine and medicinal herbs -- War and weapons -- Religion -- Death and burial -- Description of plants
Plants of Old Hawaii by
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific DU624.65 .L84 1982
An introduction to 20 plants of the Ancient Hawaiians. Includes illustrations, uses, proverbs, and poems.
Lāʻau Hawaiʻi: Traditional Hawaiian Uses of Plants
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific QK473.H4 A33 1992
"Intended for a general audience, La'au Hawai'i provides the first comprehensive description of Hawaiian plant use. It shows how Hawaiians cultivated and used plants for food, clothing, shelter, transport, and tools, as well as religion and recreation." [Chapter 13 - Medicines and Healing]
Trees of Hawaii by
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific QK473.H4 K47 1990
Dr. Kepler's work facilitates identification by organizing the common ornamental and native trees and shrubs into color-coded sections according to their most conspicuous characteristics. Each entry includes common names, scientific name, plant family, list of related species, and the place of origin of the plants.
Plants and Flowers of Hawaii by
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific QK473.H4 S74 1987
A short history of botany in Hawaiʻi -- Biology and derivation of the Hawaiian flora -- Evolution of species and landscapes -- Vegetation zones -- Plants and flowers
Hawaiian Reef Plants by
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific QK571.5.H3 H85 2007
Exploring our marine flora -- The Hawaiian shoreline -- Coastal reef ecosystems -- Key to divisions -- Blue-green algae -- Red algae -- Green algae -- Seagrasses -- Brown algae -- Diatoms
A Tropical Garden Flora: Plants Cultivated in the Hawaiian Islands and Other Tropical Places by
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific Ref QK473.H4 S75 2005
Gardening in Hawai'i -- Elementary Plant Propagation -- Using Hawaiian Plants in the Garden -- Gardening and the Contemporary Landscape in Hawai'i -- Ecological Impacts of Escaped Garden Plants -- The Cultivated Plants of Hawai'i -- Pteridophytes, the Ferns and Fern Allies -- Gymnosperms, the Conifers and Cycads -- Dicotyledons, the Dicot Flowering Plants -- Monocotyledons, the Monocot Flowering Plants -- Illustrated Glossary of Technical Terms -- Derivations of Species Names
Hawaii's Ferns and Fern Allies by
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific Ref QK511.H3 P36 2003
Hawaiian Fern Families and Genera -- Hawaiian Fern Ally Families and Genera -- Quick and Easy Guide to Fern Genera as Found in Hawai'i -- Taxonomic Treatments -- Ferns -- Fern Allies -- Descriptions...
Growing Hawaii's Native Plants by
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific Ref SB439.24.H3 L54 2005
Part 1. The basics of native Hawaiian plant propagation. Seed preparation -- Methods of propagation -- Greenhouse -- Transplanting and outplanting -- Part 2. Native Hawaiian plant profiles and proagation techniques by family and genera
A Native Hawaiian Garden: How to Grow and Care for Island Plants by
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific SB439.24.H3 C85 1999
This book has much to offer professional horticulturists, landscapers, and botanists, and gives reason to hope that more spaces around housing developments, shopping malls, and other commercial buildings will soon include native Hawaiian plants. But the book will prove especially valuable to those gardeners who wish to grow and nurture something truly Hawaiian in their own backyards.
Suggested Keywords to Search With
Some of the keywords used throughout the catalog would include:
- ENDEMIC PLANTS-HAWAII
- NATIVE PLANTS FOR CULTIVATION-HAWAII
- NATIVE PLANT GARDENING-HAWAII
- PLANTS-PICTORIAL WORKS-HAWAII
- REEF PLANTS-HAWAII
- WILD FLOWERS-HAWAII-IDENTIFICATION
Hawaii Medicinal Plants
Hawaiian Heritage Plants
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific DU624.65 .K46 1998
"In a series of essays, the author weaves cultural and biological, historical and geographic, aesthetic and spiritual aspects of Hawaiian ecology into non-technical accounts of 32 plants important to early Hawaiians."
A heading for "Medicine, Hawaiian" is listed in the index of this text with numerous entries.
Plants in Hawaiian Medicine
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific DU624.65 .K73 2001
Written by Hawaii's beloved Beatrice Krauss, an ethnobotanist who dedicated her life to the study of Hawaiian plants, this book covers the medicinal uses and preparation of 30 native plants. Beautiful artwork by Hawaiian illustrator Martha Noyes compliments the text. Plants in Hawaiian Medicine was the winner of the 2002 Ka Palapala Po okela Award for Excellence in Hawaiian Culture.
Folk Remedies From Hawaiʻi
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific GR110 .H38 C66 1985
This book "introduces visitors to island medical customs and remedies, while it affirms and celebrates our interest in local medical folklore. Humorous cartoons illustrate popular folk remedies for a variety of ailments while the illustrated glossary offers useful information about the uses of plants and other substances in customary home treatment as passed down from Hawaiian and other ethnic cultures in Hawai'i."
Hawaiian Medicine Book
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific GR110 .H38 H39 1986
Pages 50-65 cover information on "The Medicines."
Kahuna Laʻau Lapaʻau: The Practice of Hawaiian Herbal Medicine
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific QK99.H3 G88 1977
"This is the third and last volume is [i.e. in] a series of manuscripts taken from the archival files of the former Hawaiʻi Territorial Department [i.e. Board] of Health. These manuscripts had been commissioned by the 1917 Territorial Legislature to investigate the "Medicinal Properties and Values of Herbs and Plants grown in the Territory of Hawaii" [2nd trade edition also available, published 1979]
Native Plants Used as Medicine in Hawaii
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific QK99.H3 K73
"This pamphlet is a sampling of some of the native plants which Hawaiians used as medicine. Some have grown here from ancient times, and others have been brought here by more recent immigrants. An explanation is given of what sicknesses the plants were used to treat, and how they were prepared."
Medicine At Your Feet: Healing Plants of the Hawaiian Kingdom
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific QK99.H3 L46 1998
A practical guide to the plant medicines of the Hawaiian Islands. Included for each plant is its name, properties, regional and global uses, combinations, contraindications, scientific research, growing, dosages, and preparation information. Fully illustrated and indexed, this is a comprehensive yet easy to read reference for anyone desiring to learn more about holistic medicines.
Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value...
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific QK99 .K213 1968a
"Originally published in 1922, this compilation was made by employees of the Board of Health of the Territory of Hawaii. It covers herbs found in the Hawaiian Islands that were believed by the Hawaiians to possess curative and palliative properties most effective in removing physical ailments."
Practical Folk Medicine of Hawaii
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific QK99 .M33
A short 104 pages in length, this book's content (with illustrations) includes tools and techniques, plants and materials, and folk remedies for common ailments.
Polynesian Herbal Medicine
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific QK99.P75 W45 1992
"The aim of this book is to present a picture of past and present Polynesian medicinal plants." For Hawaii medical practices, see pages 23-30 and 103-116.
Hawaiian ʻawa: Views of an Ethnobotanical Treasure
Call Number: Hawaii Pacific RS165.K3 H393 2006
"The plant called 'awa in the Hawaiian language is known throughout the world as kava. It has become prominent in alternative medicine for its ability to reduce anxiety, soothe sore muscles, and induce relaxation, calm, and sleep, without being addictive or impairing the user's judgment."
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