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Dietrich Varez's latest book, 'Iwa, The Hawaiian Legend, tells the story of a magical cowry shell octopus lure; the fisherman, Kea'au; the stealthy boy-thief, Iwa; and the famous high chief, 'Umi.

Practical Folk Medicine of Hawaii

Petroglyph Press is proud to present this new, updated version of Practical Folk Medicine of Hawaii, by Likeke McBride. A reprint of a 1970s book, this version has been updated with color pictures of the plants, new botanical names, a new introduction by Dane Silva and an informative chapter on Hawaiian healing.
This year PETROGLYPH PRESS received an Honorable Mention for PRACTICAL FOLK MEDICINE OF HAWAII for Excellence in Text and Reference. We are so excited and grateful for the acknowledgement. Mahalo to the Hawaii Book Publishers Association. Petroglyph Press: Printing, Fax, Copies, Labels.

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We are a family owned and operated printing and publishing company located in beautiful downtown Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii.

We offer many services, including copies, fax, printing, bindery, and lamination. Check out our Services Page for a full list. We also publish a line of Hawaiiana Books. In fact, Petroglyph Press remains the only publisher in the state of Hawaii that can claim its products are entirely "made in Hawaii." From design and composition through binding and distribution, Petroglyph Press creates books about Hawaii from Hawaii in its downtown Hilo facility.

We are conveniently located in historic downtown Hilo at 160 Kamehameha Avenue, in the back of Basically Books. Contact us today and let our 50 years of experience help guide you in all your printing needs.

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