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Ocean: The Definitive Visual Guide

Ocean: The Definitive Visual Guide

Explore the amazing underwater world

Fully revised and updated to include stunning new images and reflect the latest developments in scientific knowledge, this second edition of DK’s bestselling encyclopedia is an incredible journey through the world’s seas and oceans. Unrivaled in its breadth, it explores every aspect of the marine environment, from hermit crab to humpback whale, from seafloor to tsunami.

Price: $50.00

Hawaii's Humpback Whales - The Ultimate Guide

Hawaii's Humpback Whales - The Ultimate Guide

Written By: Gregory D Kaufman & Paul H. Forestell

This Ultimate Guide is for those with an interest in watching and protecting humpback whales. Whether you're a researcher, conservationist, or simply intrigued by whales, you'll relish the adventures, discoveries and insights provided by this fascinating, fun-to-read book.

 

Price: $15.95

Whales Dolphins and Porpoises

Whales Dolphins and Porpoises

By: Mark Carwardine

Authoritative text, detailed illustrations, and a systematic approach make this the most comprehensive pocket guide to cetaceans of the world. Packed with more than 900 illustrations, the Smithsonian Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises is designed to enable you to recognize each species quickly and easily.

Price: $22.00

Haleakala: Images of the House of Sun

Haleakala: Images of the House of Sun

Magnificent Haleakalâ, the House of the Sun, dazzles visitors with features found nowhere else in the world. Haleakalâ: Images of the House of the Sun is a small, hardbound, easy-to-carry book that showcases the splendor of Haleakalâ Mountain and East Maui through 46 individual photographs by talented island photographer Douglas Peebles. It's the perfect keepsake, and like the islands themselves, it's worth visiting again and again.
Price: $7.95

The Ocean of Life

The Ocean of Life

The sea feeds and sustains us, but its future is under catastrophic threat. In this powerful and ambitious book Callum Roberts—one of the world’s foremost conservation biologists—tells the story of the history of the sea, from the earliest traces of water on earth to the oceans as we know them today. He offers a devastating account of the impact of overfishing, deep-sea mining, pollution, and climate change and explains what we must do now to preserve our rapidly dwindling marine life.

Price: $17.00

Humpbacks - Images of Hawai'i's Whales

Humpbacks - Images of Hawai'i's Whales

Experience breathtaking, close-up encounters with one of the largest mammals on earth - the humpback - and follow its journey from the icy waters of Alaska to the warm waves of Hawaii. Loved by adults and children, scientists and laymen, the humpback whale has long fascinated humans with its unique personality, haunting songs, graceful acrobatics, and intelligent spirit. Against panoramic views of the Hawaiian Islands, the humpback has been captured in stunning full-color photographs at its most playful, intimate, and even rare moments.

Price: $9.95

Ancient Sites of Maui

Ancient Sites of Maui

This informative and easy-to-follow guidebook puts the ancient sites of Maui, Moloka'i, and Läna'i within the reach of the general public for the first time. Grouping the sites by location, Ancient Sites characterizes the cultural background of five main types of sites: heiau (temples), pöhaku (sacred stones), petroglyphs, caves, and fishponds.

Price: $15.95

Discover Hawaii's Birth By Fire - Volcanoes

Discover Hawaii's Birth By Fire - Volcanoes

Explore a biologist's introduction to creation of the Hawaiian islands with Discover Hawaii's Birth by Fire Volcanoes. As the source of the Hawaiian Islands, discover the force behind Hawaii's natural foundation and the stages of its creation — from old, eroded atolls to the relatively young, and still-growing, Big Island. Also explore the future island of Loihi, which is still forming beneath the ocean's surface.

Price: $9.95

The Book of Honu

The Book of Honu

     This is the first guide to finding and observing Hawaiian green turtles, or honu. It describes an exciting journey of discovery undertaken by two avid sports divers, Peter Bennett and Ursula Keuper-Bennett, who encountered their first honu twenty years ago while diving off Honokowai, Maui. The Bennetts soon realized that many honu (and green turtles worldwide) were afflicted with debilitating and potentially deadly tumors.

Price: $18.95

Hawaiian Reef Fish: The Identification Book

Hawaiian Reef Fish: The Identification Book

After thousands of dives on Hawaiian reefs and a decade of instructing scuba divers and leading underwater tours, Capt. Casey Mahaney has compiled a field guide to make fish identification fun, easy and very informative to all who enter the fascinating world of Planet Ocean.

Now in its third printing, with over 20,000 copies sold, HAWAIIAN REEF FiSH; THE IDENTIFICATION BOOK, has proven to be the fish guide of choice amongst snorkelers and scuba divers as well as professionals in the field. 

Price: $19.95
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