Local Publications

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.

1. "Keiki Friends Dress-Up Dolls," Yuko Green, Island Heritage (2)
2. "Hawaiian Marine Life Color & Activity Book," Yuko Green, Island Heritage (3)
3. "Limu -- The Blue Turtle," Kimo Armitage, Island Heritage (1)
4. "Kaipo and the Mighty Ahi," Leonard Villanueva, Mutual Publishing
5. "Keiki's First Word Book," Lance Bowen, Mutual Publishing
6. "Humu, The Little Fish Who Wished Away His Colors," Kimberly Jackson, Island Heritage (5)
7. "Goodnight Gecko," Gill McBarnet, Ruwanga Trading (6)
8. "Honu'ea and Honu: Red and Green Sea Turtles of Hawaii," Yuko Green, Island Heritage
9. "Golden Children of Hawaii Cut-Out Dolls," Yuko Green, Island Heritage (7)
10. "Baby Honu's Incredible Journey," Tammy Yee, Island Heritage (8)

1. "From Fishponds to Warships: Pearl Harbor," Alan Seiden, Mutual Publishing (7)
2. "A Little Book of Aloha," Renata Provenzano, Mutual Publishing (6)
3. "Hawaii's Best Pupu & Potluck," Jean Watanabe Hee, Mutual Publishing (2)
4. "Hawaii's Best Local Dishes," Jean Watanabe Hee, Mutual Publishing
5. "Hawaii Big Island Revealed," Andrew Doughty and Harriet Freidman, Wizard Publications (3)
6. "Hawaii's Best Local Desserts," Jean Watanabe Hee, Mutual Publishing (4)
7. "Ultimate Kauai Guidebook, 4th Edition," Andrew Doughty & Harriet Friedman, Wizard Publications
8. "Maui Revealed, 2nd Edition," Andrew Doughty and Harriett Friedman, Wizard Publications (5)
9. "Maui: Images of Hawaii's Valley Island," Douglas Peebles, Mutual Publishing (10)
10. "Maui Tacos," Maui Tacos

1. "He Mele Aloha - Hawaiian Songbook," Carol Wilcox, Kimo Hussey, Vicky Hollinger and Puakea Nogelmeier, Oli Oli Productions
2.  "Let's Learn Little Hawaiian," Ray Helbig, Hawaiian Service (2)
3. "Hawaii Blossoms," Hargreaves & Hargreaves, Island Heritage (3)
4. "Hawaiian Journey," Joseph Mullins, Mutual Publishing (4)
5. "All About Hawaiian (in Japanese)," Albert Schutz, Island Heritage (5)
6. "Chicken Skin Tales," Glen Grant, Mutual Publishing
7. "Resource Units in Hawaiian Culture," Donald D. Kiolani Mitchell, Kamehameha Schools Press
8. "Ka Lei Ha'aheo: Beginning Hawaiian," Alberta Pualani Hopkins, University of Hawaii Press
9. "All About Hawaiian," Albert J. Schutz, University of Hawaii Press
10. "Hawaii This and That," LaRue W. Peircy, Mutual Publishing (7)

1. "Pearl Harbor: The Way it Was," Scott Stone, Island Heritage (3)
2. "Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen," Lydia Liliuokalani, Mutual Publishing (5)
3. "Chicken Soup for the Soul of Hawaii," Health Communications Inc.
4. "Da Jesus Book," Pidgin Bible Translation Group, Anoai Press (4)
5. "Mark Twain In Hawaii," A. Grove Day, Mutual Publishing (6)
6. "Sachie," Patsy Sumie Saiki, Mutual Publishing
7. "Ganbare!," Patsy Sumie Saiki, Mutual Publishing
8. "Myths and Legends of Hawaii," W. D. Westervelt, Mutual Publishing (7)
9. "All I Asking For is My Body," Milton Murayama, University of Hawaii Press
10. "Wind Gourd of La'amaomao," Nakuina, Moses, Mookini and Nakoa, University of Hawaii Press

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

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