Kō: An Ethnobotanical Guide to Hawaiian Sugarcane Cultivars

Kō: An Ethnobotanical Guide to Hawaiian Sugarcane Cultivars

$45.00
Noa Kekuewa Lincoln
Softcover, 192 pages
The enormous impact of sugarcane plantations in Hawaiʻi has overshadowed the fact that Native Hawaiians introduced sugarcane to the islands nearly a millennium before Europeans arrived. In fact, Hawaiians cultivated sugarcane extensively in a broad range of ecosystems using diverse agricultural systems and developed dozens of native varieties of  (Hawaiian sugarcane). Sugarcane played a vital role in the culture and livelihood of Native Hawaiians, as it did for many other Indigenous peoples across the Pacific.

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