Begin your search by finding the scientific, Hawaiian, and common name of your plant using one of these websites:
Hawaiian Ethnobotany Online Database
Use these databases to find peer reviewed journal articles:
ScienceDirect: Multi-disciplinary. [More ScienceDirect Help]
EBSCO Databases: Try Academic Search Premier, Agricola, and GreenFILE.
Google Scholar: If fulltext is not available, check the Kapiʻolani CC Journal Collection.
Evaluating sources (CRAAP Test)
Reading scholarly journal articles