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Akana, Collette Leimomi (2015) Hānau ka Ua—Hawaiian Rain Names. Honolulu: Kamehameha Schools Press.

Carlquist, Sherwin and Jeanne R. Janish (1992) Hawaii: A Natural History : Geology, Climate, Native Flora and Fauna Above the Shoreline. National Tropical Botanical Garden.

Denny, Jim (2009) A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Hawaii: The Main Islands and Offshore Waters. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.

Juvik, Sonia P. (1998) Atlas of Hawaii, 3rd Edition. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.

Kavanagh, James, Waterford Press and Raymond Leung (2017) Hawaii Nature Set: Field Guides to Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers of Hawai‘i. Lanham, MD: National Book Network.

Lincoln, Noa Kekuewa (2009) Amy Greenwell Garden Ethnobotanical Guide to Native Hawaiian Plants And Polynesian-Introduced Plants. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.

Randall, John E. (2010) Shore Fishes of Hawaii: Revised Edition. Honolulu: Latitude 20.

Silva, Noenoe (2017) The Power of the Steel-Tipped Pen: Reconstructing Native Hawaiian Intellectual History. Durham: Duke University Press Books.

Walther, Michael and Julian P. Hume (2016) Extinct Birds of Hawai‘i. Mutual Publishing, LLC.

Ziegler, Alan C. (2002) Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology, and Evolution. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.


Waikiki Aquarium website: Marine Life Profile For: Octopus, He'e

Hawaiian Lunar Month page from the Polynesian Voyaging Society:

S. H. P. Kalawaiaopuna,
Kalaupapa, October 3, 1895.
Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXIV, Helu 41, Aoao 4. Okatoba 12, 1895.

For descriptions of the meanings of these month names, and a little more about the calendar, go here to Kapi‘olani Community College’s Asia-Pacific Digital Library:

For more description and some exercises, see Lesson VII: The Cycle of Twelve Months by Kamalu Poepoe/Hui Malama o Mo Ľomomi/Pacific American Foundation:

Hurricanes in Hawaii by Dr. Steven Businger, SOEST:

Koloa Maoli hybridization Q&A's

Manu O Kū: Celebrating Wildlife in Honolulu's Urban Center

What is a Manu-o-Kū?

‘Alae ke‘oke‘o or Hawaiian Coot

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