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Hawaii Best-sellers

This list of last month's best-selling local titles was compiled using figures from the Hawaii Book Publishers Association and Bookline distributors, and reflects sales by Hawaii-based publishers. Numbers in parentheses indicate a title's previous ranking.

Children's

1. "Keiki Friends Dress-Up Dolls,"
Yuko Green, Island Heritage (1)
2. "Marshallese Alphabet,"
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Bess Press
3. "Hawaiian Flowers Cut-Out Paper Dolls,"
Yuko Green, Island Heritage (4)
4. "Limu: The Blue Turtle,"
Kimo Armitage, Island Heritage (2)
5. "Hawaiian Marine Life Color and Activity Book,"
Yuko Green, Island Heritage (3)
6. "Humu, The Little Fish Who Wished Away His Colors,"
Kimberly Jackson, Island Heritage (5)
7. "Golden Children of Hawaii Cut-Out Dolls,"
Yuko Green, Island Heritage (8)
8. "The Story of Hula,"
Carla Golembe, Bess Press
9. "Baby Honu's Incredible Journey,"
Tammy Yee, Island Heritage (9)
10. "Keiki Hula Sticker Paper Doll Book,"
Yuko Green, Island Heritage (10)

Gift and Travel

1. "A Little Book of Aloha,"
Renata Provenzano, Mutual Publishing (3)
2. "From Fishponds to Warships,"
Alan Seiden, Mutual Publishing
3. "Hawaii's Home Cooking,"
Liz Meahl, Mutual Publishing
4. "Ultimate Kauai Guidebook, 4th Edition,"
Andrew Doughty and Harriet Friedman, Wizard Publications
5. "Hawaii's Best Pupu and Potluck,"
Jean Watanabe Hee, Mutual Publishing (4)
6. "Hawaii: Big Island Revealed,"
Andrew Doughty and Harriet Freidman, Wizard Publications
7. "Waikiki, Magic Beside the Sea,"
Allan Seiden, Island Heritage
8.  "Hawaii's Best Local Dishes,"
Jean Watanabe Hee, Mutual Publishing (5)
9. "Maui Revealed,"
Andrew Doughty and Harriet Friedman, Wizard Publications
10. "Reflections of Kauai,"
Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi, Island Heritage (7)

Hawaiiana

1. "He Mele Aloha,"
Carol Wilcox, Kimo Hussey, Vicky Hollinger and Puakea Nogelmeier, Oli 'Oli Productions
2. "Let's Learn Little Hawaiian,"
Ray Helbig, Hawaiian Service
3. "Duke: A Great Hawaiian,"
Sandra Kimberley Hall, Bess Press
4. "The Spirit of Hula,"
Shari 'Iolai Floyd Berinobis, Bess Press
5. "Go Home, Cook Rice,"
Joan Namkoong, Bess Press
6. "Shoal of Time,"
Gavan Daws, University of Hawaii Press (5)
7. "Hawaii Blossoms,"
Hargreaves and Hargreaves, Island Heritage
8. "Na Lei Makamae,"
Marie A. McDonald and Paul R. Weissich, University of Hawaii Press
9. "Hawaiian Journey,"
Joseph Mullins, Mutual Publishing (4)
10. "Hawaiian Names, English Names,"
Eileen Root, Press Pacifica

Literature

1. "Da Jesus Book,"
Pidgin Bible Translation Group, Anoai Press
2. "Honolulu CSI,"
Gary A. Dias and Robbie Dingeman, Bess Press
3. "Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen,"
Lydia Liliuokalani, Mutual Publishing (2)
4. "Perils of Paradise,"
Rita Beamish, Bess Press
5. "Creating Hawaii Tourism,"
Robert C. Allen, Bess Press
6. "Pearl Harbor: The Way It Was,"
Scott Stone, Island Heritage (1)
7. "Chicken Soup for the Soul of Hawaii,"
Various, Health Communications Inc.
8. "Children of a Fireland,"
Gary Pak, University of Hawaii Press
9. "Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii,"
Mark Twain, University of Hawaii Press
10. "Myths and Legends of Hawaii,"
W. D. Westervelt, Mutual Publishing (4)

Reference

1. "The Guide to Hawaiian Style Money Folds,"
Jodi Fukumoto, Island Heritage (1)
2.  "Best of the Best From Hawaii Cookbook,"
Edited by Gwen McKee and Barbara Moseley, Quail Ridge Press
3. "Things Hawaiian: Guide To Hawaiian Language,"
Albert Schutz, Island Heritage (4)
4. "New Pocket Hawaiian Dictionary,"
Mary Kawena Pukui and Samuel H. Elbert with Esther T. Mookini and Yu Mapuanqa Nishizawa, University of Hawaii Press (6)
5. "How to Play the Hawaiian Ukulele,"
University of Hawaii Lab School, Mutual Publishing (3)
6. "Hawaiian Dictionary: Hawaiian-English and English-Hawaiian,"
Mary Kawena Pukui and Samuel H. Elbert, University of Hawaii Press
7. "Hawaii's Fishes,"
John Hoover, Mutual Publishing (5)
8.  "Pocket Guide to Hawaii's Birds,"
H. Douglas Pratt and Douglas Peebles, Mutual Publishing (9)
9. "Hawaii's Birds,"
Hawaii Audobon Society, Island Heritage (7)
10. "Handy Hawaiian Dictionary,"
John F. G. Stokes, Mary Kawena Pukui, Henry P. Judd, Mutual Publishing



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