New releases from Hawaii authors
"Crochet Lei Making in Hawaii, Volume 2"
By Judy Dela Cruz
(Mutual Publishing, $10.95)
Published as a large-format book with full color photographs, "Crochet Lei Making in Hawaii, Volume 2" takes crochet lei makers of all levels through the basics of the craft. This volume also provides inspiring ideas and tips that go beyond the basics covered in the first volume.
"Money Lei Making in Hawaii"
By Laurie Shimizu Ide
(Bishop Museum Press, $19.95)
Like "Crochet Lei Making in Hawaii, Volume 2," "Money Lei Making in Hawaii" is another large-format edition that uses full-color photographs to show how money lei making is done. The book is intended to be a step-by-step guide and includes instructions for making 25 different money leis.