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Alternatives to Forest Gathering of Plant Materials for Hula Lei Adornment

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Title:Alternatives to Forest Gathering of Plant Materials for Hula Lei Adornment
Authors:Vieth, Gary R.
Cox, Linda J.
Josephson, Margaret
Hollyer, James
indigenous species
forest ecosystems
forest damage
Date Issued:Jul 1999
Publisher:University of Hawaii
Citation:Vieth GR, Cox LJ, Josephson M, Hollyer J. 1999. Alternatives to forest gathering of plant materials for hula lei adornment. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 2 p. (Resource Management; RM-2).
Series:Resource Management
Abstract:With increasing interest in hula competitions in Hawaii, gathering of plant materials for adornment has begun to negatively impact some native forest ecosystems. A small survey explored conditions under which kumu hula (dance leaders) might consider alternatives to forest gathering. Growing plants in communal gardens or purchasing from commercial growers who might arise to service the need are suggested.
Pages/Duration:2 pages
Appears in Collections: Resource Management, 1999 - present

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