The Hawaii state butterfly, the Kamehameha Butterfly -- the first butterfly discovered on the islands in 1821-- is one of over 20 species of butterflies and moths found in this region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights most of these species and includes information on their life cycle. It also features illustrations of common caterpillars and pupae, and the most common dragonflies and damselflies. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.