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Hawaiian Ethnobotany Online Database
This online database hosted by the Bishop Museum provides information on a wide range of native plants including their physical attributes and cultural significance.
Ethnobotany of the Ahupuaʻa
This database describes the plant species introduced by the first Polynesian settlers. It explains how they used their plants to maintain their lifestyles and how they used their skills to manage their "`āina" (land). Most of the plants introduced were those species that provided for their basic survival necessities: food plants, fiber plants, medicinal and other plants of economic values.
Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History query tool to access information on Hawaiian vascular plants from a taxonomic or geographical perspective at a variety of levels of detail.
Native Plants Hawaiʻi
NPH is a comprehensive and searchable knowledgebase that seeks to promote the understanding and use of native Hawaiian plants.
Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Database
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources from the University of Mānoa database containing propagation techniques for selected indigenous and endemic plants.
Pacific Science is an international, multidisciplinary journal reporting research on the biological and physical sciences of the Pacific basin.
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR)
Since 1907, the college has published over 8000 documents, exclusive of faculty articles published in journals or chapters in books, under various imprimaturs, including the Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, the Hawaii Cooperative Extension Service, and the Hawaii Institute of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources.
Books & Ebooks
Canoe Plants of Hawaiʻi
Canoe Plants of Ancient Hawaii tracks the path of various important plants carried in voyaging canoes crisscrossing Oceania, and finally to the middle of the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii.