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
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
"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]
In addition to describing the plants and their habitats, this guide relates the significance that native and Polynesian-introduced plants had to traditional Hawaiian culture, and tells how these plants are still used today
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.
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
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...
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
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.
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"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.
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.
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."
"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]
"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."
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.
"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."
"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."