Hawaiian Heritage Plants: Revised Edition
254pp. May 1998
Hawaiian Heritage Plants: Revised Edition
Author: Kepler, Angela Kay;
Winner, 1999 Ka Palapala Po'okela Award for Excellence in Photography

Almost 90 per cent of Hawaii's flora are found nowhere else in the world. This text presents a revised edition of a guide book to these and other plants that comprise some of the most unique ecosystems in the world. In a series of essays, the author weave
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"Kepler’s book has been, and will be, a delight to residents of and visitors to Hawaii. Based on a series of newspaper articles in the 1970s, first collected and published in book form in 1983, this new edition has updated that prior work." —Choice
Author: Kepler, Angela Kay;
Approaching Hawaii: The Carpeting of an Archipelago

Heritage Plant Accounts:
Awa, a Polynesian tranquilizer
Bamboo (ohe)
Banana (maia)
Ferns: Amau (Sadleria), Hapuu (tree ferns), Maidenhair (iwaiwa),