Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference
Hilo, Hawaiʻi | August 3-6, 2015
Contact acquisitions editor Nadine Little, available August 5 for meetings: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaiʻi
Edited by Jennifer Chirico and Gregory S. Farley
Cloth | 978-0-8248-4761-6 | $45.00
“Blending outstanding scholarship with practical application, this book presents a portfolio of innovative, creative, and tangible projects that integrate cultural, ecological, and economic approaches. Most importantly, it uses Hawaiian indigenous knowledge and history as the basis for ecological sustainability, incorporating the best practices of the past and present with a vision for the future. Every Hawaiʻi resident and visitor who is interested in a sustainable future should read this book. ”
—Mitchell Thomashow, author of The Nine Elements of a Sustainable Campus
From King Cane to the Last Sugar Mill: Agricultural Technology and the Making of Hawaiʻi’s Premier Crop
C. Allan Jones and Robert V. Osgood
Cloth | 978-0-8248-4000-6 | $45.00
From King Cane to the Last Sugar Mill focuses on the technological and scientific advances that allowed Hawai`i’s sugar industry to become a world leader and Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company (HC&S) to survive into the twenty-first century. The authors, both agricultural scientists, offer a detailed history of the industry and its contributions, balanced with discussion of the enormous societal and environmental changes due to its aggressive search for labor, land, and water.
Plants for the Tropical Xeriscape: A Gardener’s Guide
Fred D. Rauch and Paul R. Weissich
Cloth | 978-0-8248-4005-1 | $55.00
In this extensive and lavishly illustrated guide to the selection of tropical landscape materials for xeriscape gardens, Rauch and Weissich provide landscape architects, garden designers, and home gardeners with the ultimate guide to the “less thirsty” landscape plant species that form the tropical xeriscape.
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