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Lāʻau Hawaiʻi: Traditional Hawaiian Uses of Plants

Author: Isabella Aiona Abbott

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Lāʻau Hawaiʻi is the first comprehensive collection of traditional Hawaiian plant use written by Hawaiian ethnobotanist Dr. Isabella Aiona Abbott. This book provides a detailed overview of the traditional use and cultivation of plants for food, clothing, tools, shelter, religion, housewares, medication, transport and recreation. Detailed photographs and an index of plants are included.