This atlas is divided into six section. The first section contains detailed reference maps with place names for towns, mountains, bays, harbours and other features. This is followed by four sections on the physical, biotic, cultural and social aspects of the Hawaii environment. Geology, climate, the ocean, water, soils and astronomy are among the topics discussed in a section on the physical environment. Also examined is the special character of the terrestrial and marine ecosystems, the people of Hawaii, the diversity of the state's culture, its history, language, archaeology and religion, and the economy, government and population. Finally, a statistical supplement and gazetteer for the reference maps are provided.
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press