New releases from Hawaii authors
"Growing Plumerias in Hawaii"
By Jim Little, (Mutual Publishing, $10.95)
Jim Little's book contains information about the plumeria's propagation, rooting and media structures, as well as tips for tourists who want to take home plumeria cuttings. Little is an exporter of plumeria plants from Hawaii to the mainland and other countries, and this is his first book.
"Reef Fish Hawaii"
Photography and text by John P. Hoover (Mutual Publishing, $5.95)
"Reef Fish Hawaii" is a waterproof, small-format booklet that is intended to be used while snorkeling or diving. The pages can be rinsed off with tap water and then wiped off to dry. The book has information on the 150 most commonly seen fishes in Hawaii.