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Title: The Extraction and Use of Kukui Oil 
Author: Wilcox, EV; Thompson, Alice R
Date: 1913-02-08
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).
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.
Series/Report No.: Press Bulletin
39
Pages/Duration: 8 pages
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/16553
Keywords: Aleruites moluccanus, oils, oil crops, Hawaii

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