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The Extraction and Use of Kukui Oil

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Title: The Extraction and Use of Kukui Oil
Authors: Wilcox, E.V.
Thompson, Alice R.
Keywords: Aleruites moluccanus
oils
oil crops
Hawaii
Issue Date: 08 Feb 1913
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Wilcox EV, Thompson AR. 1913. The extraction and use of kukui oil. Honolulu (HI); University of Hawaii. 8 p. (Press Bulletin; PB-039).
Series/Report no.: Press Bulletin
39
Abstract: The kukui, introduced by Polynesian voyagers, was a multi-use plant for the early Hawaiians. After the Western discovery of the islands, kukui oil became an export commodity, with 8-10 thousand gallons exported annually in the 1840s. The authors considered the existing and potential market for the oil and speculated on potential yields. Chemical analysis of the oil and kernel was reported.
Pages/Duration: 8 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/16553
Appears in Collections:Press Bulletin, 1902 - 1924



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