Plants of Old Hawaii

Plants of Old Hawaii


by Lois Lucas

A useful and straightforward introduction to 20 plants brought to Hawaii by the early Hawaiians. Each entry includes an illustration, a description, a legend, a proverb, and a poem about the plant.

"Everything from Arrowroot to Yam is here, detailing 20 plants brought from the South Pacific to Hawaii circa 450 AD. It contains graphic illustrations plus plant descriptions, habitats, uses, legends, and a poem about each... An excellent teaching aid, it is a great Hawaiiana resource for adult readers."

- Kona Views