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Hawaiʻinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge

HAW 100 Language in Hawai‘i: A Microcosm of Global Language Issues (3)

Survival kit for life in Hawai‘i: Introduction to Hawaiian and language related issues enhancing communicative experience in Hawai‘i. Examination of social, cultural, political, and linguistic cross-cultural interaction locally and globally. Taught in English/Hawai‘i Creole English.

HAW 101 Elementary Hawaiian I (4)

Introductory course in Hawaiian language focused on the foundational skills of language acquisition: speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural understanding.

HAW 102 Elementary Hawaiian II (4)

Continuation of 101. Pre: 101 or exam or consent.

HAW 105 Intensive Elementary Hawaiian (8)

Content of 101 and 102 (Elementary Hawaiian I & II) covered in one semester.

HAW 200 I Ka ‘Olelo No Ke Ola (4)

Accelerated lecture/lab to bridge fluent speakers mainly from Kula Kaiapuni into Kawaihuelani’s system of Hawaiian that reflects a Hawaiian worldview, including HAW 101-201 content, grammar, writing, and spelling conventions. Students matriculate into HAW 202. Pre: instructor consent required. (Spring only)

HAW 201 Intermediate Hawaiian I (4)

Continuation of 102 with continued development in the foundational skills of language acquisition: speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural understanding. Increased emphasis on reading or traditional texts. Pre: 102 or 105 or exam or consent.

HAW 202 Intermediate Hawaiian II (4)

Continuation of 201. Pre: 201 or exam, or consent.

HAW 206 Intensive Intermediate Hawaiian (8)

Content of 201 and 202 covered in one semester. Meets two hours daily, plus lab work. Pre: 102 or 105, or exam.

HAW 261 Hawaiian Literature in Translation (3)

Survey of Hawaiian literature, including prose narration and poetry with reference to Polynesian and Western themes and forms.

HAW 284 Papa Mele I (Mele in the Hawaiian Language Classroom) (3)

The incorporation of mele and the performance thereof for the enhancement of second language acquisition in Hawaiian. Pre: 102.

HAW 301 Third-Level Hawaiian I (3)

Continuation of 202 with emphasis on increasing proficiency in speaking/conversation, listening, comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural understanding. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: 202 or 206 or exam, or consent.

HAW 302 Third-Level Hawaiian II (3)

Continuation of 301. Pre: 301 or exam, or consent.

HAW 321 Hawaiian Conversation (3)

Systematic practice on various topics for control of spoken Hawaiian. Repeatable up to six credit hours. Pre: 202 or consent.

HAW 331 Hawaiian Composition (3)

Intensive work in the grammatical, semantic, and pragmatic dimensions of composition writing in Hawaiian. Pre: 202.

HAW 332 Listening Comprehension and Transcription (3)

Development of listening comprehension through transcription and discussion of tape recordings. Pre: 202.

HAW 345 Ulu ka Hoi (3)

Lecture offering focused study and creation of Hawaiian language newspapers with a concentration on the characteristics of writing in this genre. Students will produce a monthly newsletter in Hawaiian. Repeatable one time. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 373 Ka Mo‘omeheu Hawai‘i (3)

A survey course on the study of traditional Hawaiian culture including origins, the socioeconomic system, land tenure, religion, values, and the arts. The course will be taught in Hawaiian. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 383 Hana ‘Oe a Kani Pono-Hawaiian Radio Broadcasting (3)

Combined lecture/lab involving students in the planning and production of a weekly Hawaiian language radio broadcast. Includes research, writing, and voicing of mele and their stories on live radio. Repeatable one time. Pre: 302 or 384 (or concurrent with consent), or consent.

HAW 384 Ka Haku Mele (3)

Composers and Their Compositions. Provides a venue which will allow students to analyze, dissect and discuss mele (song, poetry and chant), paying close attention to the style of composition by identifying reoccurring nuances found in mele composed by the same as well as various authors. Pre: completion of 202 or consent. (Once a year)

HAW 401 Fourth-Level Hawaiian I (3)

Advanced speaking/conversation, discussion, listening comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural understanding. Conducted in Hawaiian. Transcribing and translating recordings of native speakers in Hawaiian. Pre: 302 or exam, or consent.

HAW 402 Fourth-Level Hawaiian II (3)

Continuation of 401. Pre: 401 or exam, or consent.

HAW 425 Mo‘olelo Hawai‘i (3)

Survey of the major works by Hawaiian scholars writing about the history and culture of Hawai‘i including David Malo, Kamakau, Kepelino, and John Papa Αi. Pre: 302.

HAW 426 Ka‘ao Hawai‘i (3)

Survey of the core literature written by Hawaiian scholars, including both historical and mythological epics and folk tales. Pre: 302.

HAW 427 I Le‘a Ka Hula I Ka Ho‘opa‘a (Mo‘olelo, Ka‘ao, Mele and Hula) (3)

The incorporation of mele and hula performance with mo‘olelo and ka‘ao. Pre: 302 or consent.

HAW 428 Ka Mana‘o Politika Hawai‘i–Political Thought in Hawaiian (3)

Intensive study of Hawaiian political thought in writing and speech. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent. (Cross-listed as POLS 303C)

HAW 429 Ka Ho‘ike Honua (3)

Study of Hawaiian land tenure practices through readings and discussions of audiotapes, written primary sources, maps, wind names, rain names, ‘olelo no‘eau (wise sayings), and mele (poetry). Readings are drawn from 19th and 20th century Hawaiian newspapers and other primary sources. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 430 Ma Ka Hana Ka ‘Ike (3)

Study of traditional Hawaiian language and cultural practices through hands-on applications and lectures. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 431 Haku Mo‘olelo–Creative Writing in Hawaiian (3)

Study and composition of written works in various creative genres of Hawaiian storytelling, with a focus on the adaptation and maintenance of a Hawaiian voice and worldview in writing. Pre: 302 and 331.

HAW 433 I Pa‘a Ke Kahua (3)

An experiential approach to the acquisition of vocabulary, which will allow students to broaden and deepen their knowledge of language and the range of domains to perpetuate Hawaiian as a living language. Repeatable one time. Pre: 302 (or concurrent), or consent.

HAW 434 E Pu Pa‘akai Kakou: A Study of Traditional Hawaiian and Contemporary Food Culture (3)

A study of traditional Hawaiian and contemporary food culture through hands-on applications and lectures. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 435 (Alpha) Problems in Translation (3)

Problems in translation of: (B) legal documents; (C) newspapers; (D) religious writings. Pre: 302 or consent.

HAW 445 Na Politika ma ka Nuhou Hawai‘i– Politics in Hawaiian Language Media (3)

Study of Hawaiian news media with emphasis on political content. Includes field trips to various archives. Pre: 302 (or concurrent), or consent. (Cross-listed as POLS 344)

HAW 452 Structure of Hawaiian (3)

Descriptive linguistic analysis. Intensive exercises in advanced grammar. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 453 ‘Olelo Ni‘ihau I (3)

Basic study of ‘Olelo Ni‘ihau. Speaking and listening comprehension will be developed through listening to audio recordings, watching video recordings, and participating in faceto-face conversations with Ni‘ihau native speakers. Pre: 402 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 454 History of the Hawaiian Language (3)

Development from proto-Polynesian. Phonology, morphology, and grammar; history of research. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) and 452, or consent.

HAW 462 (Alpha) Ha‘uki: Sports Education Through the Medium of Hawaiian (2)

Provide Hawaiian language students with linguistic tools necessary to provide sports education to Hawaiian immersion schools and for basic intergenerational use of Hawaiian in the linguistic domain of sports. (B) basketball; (C) volleyball; (D) football; (E) baseball. Repeatable for other topics.

HAW 463 Language for the Classroom (3)

Examination of language needs in various classroom settings and introduction to new vocabulary in school content areas. Pre: 302, 452, and consent.

HAW 466 Kuleana Kula Kaiapuni (3)

Examination of the political struggles of the Kula Kaiapuni (Hawaiian Immersion Program)–past and present. Special attention given to federal and state governments, Department of Education, and internal political struggles. Pre: 401 (or concurrent with consent).

HAW 470 Ho‘omohala Ha‘awina Kaiapuni Curriculum Development (3)

Examination of curricular issues of indigenous language programs; weekly participation in an immersion classroom; development of materials. Repeatable one time. Pre: 302 or consent.

HAW 471 Teaching in Hawaiian Language Immersion Program (3)

Explore the knowledge base needed for teaching in the Hawaiian Language Immersion Program and initiate inquiry into the nature and social context of teaching, learning and schooling. Pre: 302 or consent.

HAW 475 Teaching Residency (12)

Full-time student teaching in a Hawaiian language classroom. CR/NC only. Pre: 302 and 463; or consent. Co-requisite: 476.

HAW 476 Seminar in Teaching Residency (3)

Analysis and resolution of issues in teaching residency; teaching strategies and techniques; curriculum planning, professional growth and development. Pre: 302 and 463; or consent. Co-requisite: 475.

HAW 483 Papa Mele Wahi Pana (3)

Will provide students with the opportunity to learn mele, mainly poetry and song, composed specifically for a certain area of Hawai‘i. Pre: 302 or consent.

HAW 484 Hawaiian Poetry (3)

Historical survey and analysis of poetry found in traditional chants, folk songs, modern poetry written in Hawaiian. Interpreting and composing Hawaiian poetry. Pre: 302 and consent, or 401.

HAW 485 Haku Hanakeaka–Hawaiian Language Playwriting (3)

The creation and authoring of Hawaiian language play scripts based on traditional motifs. Repeatable one time. Pre: 402 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 486 Kahua Hanakeaka (Hawaiian Medium Stage Production) (3)

From design to performance, students mount an original production based on traditional motifs. Repeatable one time. Pre: 402 (or concurrent), or consent.

HAW 488 ‘Olelo No‘eau (3)

Survey and analysis of traditional proverbs and their kaona or symbolic meanings. A-F only. Pre: 402 or consent.

HAW 490 Ka Makau‘olelo A‘o Kula Kaiapuni Hawai‘i (1)

Assess the linguistic competence of prospective Hawaiian language immersion teachers to assure that all teachers entering the state DOE Hawaiian Immersion Program meet the requirements of the program with respect to Hawaiian language proficiency. CR/NC only. Pre: 402 (or concurrent), and 463 (or concurrent), or consent.

HAW 492 Analyzing Immersion Hawaiian (3)

Analysis and acquisition of features in Hawaiian spoken by Hawaiian speaking children in Hawaiian immersion education. Pre: 302 and 452, or consent.

HAW 493 Learning Hawaiian Through Immersion (3)

Learning Hawaiian in the immersion setting: cultural context, behavioral patterns, and learning concerns. Pre: 302, and either 435 or 484; or consent.

HAW 499 Directed Studies (V)

Study of Hawaiian language through vernacular readings in various academic fields. Repeatable up to 6 credits. Pre: 302 and consent.

HAW 601 Kakau Mo‘olelo (3)

Analyzes various genres of written Hawaiian literature. HAW majors only. Pre: graduate standing and 402, or consent.

HAW 602 Kaka‘olelo Oratory (3)

A survey of oral performance styles to build increased oral skills. Pre: graduate standing and 601, or consent.

HAW 604 Haku Palapala Noi Laeo‘o/Writing a Hawaiian Master’s Proposal (3)

Seminar to select and develop students’ research topic, proposal, and organizational plan for Plan A or B completion. Majors are encouraged not to take this course in their first semester of the program. A-F only. (Once a year)

HAW 605 Ka Hana Noi‘i (Research Methods) (3)

Research methodology course utilizing active research in the major repositories of Hawaiian language materials and Hawaiian-related knowledge. A-F only. Pre: 604 or consent. (Once a year)

HAW 612 Na Mana‘o Politika Hawai‘i (Hawaiian Political Thought) (3)

Study of Hawaiian political thought in writing from ca. 1825 to the present, with emphasis on theory and research methods. Pre: 402, 428, and POLS 303; or consent. (Cross-listed as POLS 612)

HAW 615 Kuana‘ike (3)

The examination of Hawaiian ways of speaking, as contrasted with English focusing on those features that are uniquely Hawaiian and can be said to constitute a Hawaiian worldview. Section 1 taught in Hawaiian; Section 2 taught in English. Pre: 402 or consent for Section 1.

HAW 625 Mo‘olelo Hawai‘i (3)

Intensive study, research, and analysis of Hawaiian history. Repeatable two times with consent of advisor. Pre: 402 or consent.

HAW 638 (Alpha) Na Mea Kakau/Na Haku Mo‘olelo (3)

Intensive study of an individual author, his/her works and nuances of his/her works. (E) J. H. Kanepu‘u; (I) S. M. Kamakau. Pre: 601 or consent. (Once a year)

HAW 643 Ke A‘o ‘Olelo Hou ‘Ana (Teaching Hawaiian As a Second Language) (3)

Survey of existing texts and teaching resources; analysis of student clientele and needs; review of pedagogical approaches for heritage and non-heritage learners; syllabus and materials development; practicum. Pre: 401 and 452 or consent.

HAW 652 Pilina ‘Olelo (3)

In-depth examination and research into the grammar of Hawaiian including discussion of theories of language and incorporation of meta-language. Pre: 452 or consent. (Once a year)

HAW 653 ‘Olelo Ni‘ihau (3)

Intensive, advanced study and analysis of traditional Hawaiian Ni‘ihau dialect through face-to-face conversations with Ni‘ihau native speakers, listening to audio recordings and watching video recordings of Ni‘ihau native speakers. Pre: (402 and 453) with a minimum grade of B- or consent.

HAW 684 Noi‘i Mele (3)

Intensive study focusing on original compositions of Hawaiian poetry and song. Pre: 402 and 484, or consent.

HAW 695 Papahana Laeo‘o (V)

Research for Plan B project/non-thesis. May include but not limited to internship with cultural practitioner. Repeatable up to six credits. HAW majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: consent of graduate advisor.

HAW 699 Directed Research (V)

Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. Pre: consent of instructor and graduate chair.

HAW 700 Noi‘i Pepa Laeo‘o (Thesis) (V)

Research for master’s thesis. Repeatable unlimited times. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only.

HWST 107 Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific (3)

An introduction to the unique aspects of the native point of view in Hawai‘i and in the larger Pacific with regards to origins, language, religion, land, art, history, and modern issues.

HWST 107A Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific (3)

An introduction to the unique aspects of the native point of view in Hawai‘i and in the larger Pacific with regards to origins, language, religion, land, art, history, and modern issues.

HWST 207 Hawaiian Perspectives in Ahupua‘a (3)

Examination of the ahupua‘a system as it was conceptualized by the ancient Hawaiians, and exploration of its relevance in modern society; an introductory class to the malama ‘aina track designed to build critical writing skills. A-F only. Pre: 107. (Cross-listed as SUST 217)

HWST 220 Introduction to Hawaiian Visual Culture Studio (3)

Introduction to a variety of material (fiber, bone, wood, and stone) and skills in the media used in the Hawaiian culture. Research and explore basic techniques within the media with emphasis on cultivation, preparation, uses, and conservation. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 107 or consent.

HWST 222 Introduction to Hawaiian Fiber Arts Studio-Hana No‘eau Ma‘awe (4)

(2 cr. Lec, 2 cr. Lab) Introduction to a variety of fibers used in the Hawaiian culture. Emphasis on cultivation, preparation, uses and conservation of the fibers. Areas explored are kapa, plaiting, netting and twining. A-F only. Pre: 107 or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 224 Introduction to Hawaiian Painting and Drawing Studio (3)

Research and express personal relationship to specific Hawaiian paradigms through Hawaiian visual culture. Introduction to painting and drawing media and exploration of various materials and techniques as applied to individual student styles. A-F only. Pre: 107 or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 225 Introduction to Hawaiian Printmaking Studio (4)

(2 cr. Lec, 2 cr. Lab) Introduction to Native Hawaiian perspective and world view in images used in print and the basic material, technical, and conceptual aspects of hand printed imagery through the indigenous eyes. A-F only. Pre: 107 or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 227 ‘A‘a Ka Hula: Hula Foundations (3)

Introduction to traditional and contemporary practices of Hula (dance). Students will study the historical, political, and cultural contexts of hula. Culminates with public sharing of mele (songs) and contexts. A-F only. Pre: 107 or HAW 100 or HAW 101 or consent. (Fall only) DA

HWST 228 Kunihi Ka Mauna: Oli & Mo‘olelo (3)

(2 1-hr Lec, 1 2-hr Lab/practice) Introduction to traditional and contemporary practices of Oli (chant) that incorporates Oli performance with Mo‘olelo (history, literature). Pre: 107 or HAW 100 or HAW 101.

HWST 234 Introduction to the Literature of Native Hawaiians and Other Indigenous People Written in English (3)

Surveys literature of Native Hawaiians and other Indigenous Peoples, especially to focus on the situational impetus from which these texts were created. Pre: 107. (Fall only)

HWST 235 Native Hawaiian Composition (3)

Focus on studying and Applying Native Hawaiian composition practices from the nineteenth century into the present day. Pre: 107 and HAW 100.

HWST 270 Hawaiian Mythology (3)

Survey of gods, ‘aumâkua, kupua, mythical heroes, heroines, and their kinolau as the basis of traditional Hawaiian metaphor. Pre: 107 and HAW 102.

HWST 271 Papahulilani Hawaiian Astronomy I (3)

Introduction to Hawaiian ancestral understandings of the movements of the sun, moon and stars, and their use in ordering the Hawaiian year in planting, fishing, and ceremony. Repeatable one time. Pre: (107 and 270) with a minimum grade of B.

HWST 281 Ho‘okele I: Hawaiian Astronomy (3)

Introduction to Hawaiian views of astronomy and the stars used by Polynesian Voyaging Society navigators. Introduction and comparison to various Pacific island non-instrument navigation systems and star names. Restricted to majors.

HWST 281L Ho‘okele I Laboratory (1)

(1 3-hr Lab) Stargazing laboratory to accompany 281. Pre: 281 (or concurrent).

HWST 282 Ho‘okele II: Hawaiian Navigation (3)

Hawaiian and other Oceanic canoe design, navigation, Pacific weather, sailing dynamics for canoes, and sail planning strategies used by Polynesian Voyaging Society navigators for long voyages.

HWST 282L Ho‘okele II Laboratory (1)

(1 3-hr Lab) Hands on experience on voyaging skills and sailing canoes to accompany 282. Pre: 282 (or concurrent).

HWST 285 La‘au Lapa‘au: Hawaiian Medicinal Herbs (4)

Presentation of Hawaiian medicinal herbs including basic philosophy, identification, utilization, and preparation of such herbs for human ailments. Pre: 107 or consent.

HWST 301 Perspectives in Hawaiian Studies (3)

Interdisciplinary lectures and discussions examining traditional and contemporary experiences in Hawaiian society and setting; resources, methods, and techniques. Repeatable one time. Pre: HAW 202 or consent.

HWST 307 Malama ‘Aina Resource Management Visual Technologies (3)

Requires a broad set of knowledge systems. Will introduce students to a variety of visual technologies for use in resource management and the ethical application of these technologies. Pre: 107. (Cross-listed as SUST 317)

HWST 320 Advanced Art Media (3)

Examine and explore advance techniques within the media and the customary and contemporary uses of a variety of material and skills used in traditional Hawaiian everyday life. Repeatable six times. A-F only. Pre: 107 or 220, or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 322 Advanced Hawaiian Fiber Arts Studio-Hana No‘eau Ma‘awe (4)

(2 cr. Lec, 2 cr. Lab) Examine the customary and contemporary use of fiber materials and the skills used in Hawaiian culture. Research and explore advanced techniques within the media used in traditional Hawai‘i. A-F only. Repeatable one time. Pre: 107 and 222, or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 324 Advanced Hawaiian Painting and Drawing Studio (3)

Advanced research and expression of personal relationship to specific Hawaiian paradigms through visual culture and language. Students will further their definitions, analysis skills, research, and understandings through painting and drawing media. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 107 and 224, or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 325 Advanced Hawaiian Printmaking Studio (4)

(2 cr. Lec, 2 cr. Lab) Advanced Native Hawaiian perspective in imagery in print and the material, technical, and conceptual aspects of hand printed imagery. Lecture-lab with studio work time. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 107 and 225, or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 327 Mele Hula o Pelehonuamea (3)

Performance based course exploring Kanaka Maoli identity and world view through ancestral knowledge as presented in the Pele and Hi‘iaka epic and preserved in the hula tradition. Pre: 107, 270, HAW 102 or consent. (Fall only)

HWST 330 Native Hawaiian Traditions in Literature (3)

Discusses theoretical frameworks, main features, and cultural contexts of Hawaiian literature. Pre: 107, 270, and HAW 202; or consent.

HWST 331 Hawaiian and Indigenous Digital Media (3)

Focus on studying, analyzing, and creating various forms of Hawaiian and Indigenous digital storytelling. Pre: 107 and 234 and HAW 100.

HWST 341 Hawaiian Genealogies (3)

Survey of major Hawaiian chiefly lineages from the four main islands: Hawai‘i, Maui, O‘ahu and Kaua‘i. Political history from the Kumulipo to Western contact. Pre: 270 and HAW 202.

HWST 342 Chiefs of Post-Contact Hawai‘i (3)

Survey of Hawaiian chiefs from 1778 to the present, including genealogy, political function, and historical impact. Pre: 107, 341, or HAW 201.

HWST 343 Myths of Hawaiian History (3)

Thematic exploration of some common myths of Hawaiian history, including infanticide, slavery, feudalism, constant warfare, human sacrifice, and a limited pre-contact population, to determine the role of myth making in perceptions of Hawaiian history. Junior standing or higher. Pre: 107 and HAW 202.

HWST 351 Mahi‘ai Kalo I: Taro Cultivation (3)

Historical, cultural and philosophical foundations of the cultivation and uses of taro. A-F only. Pre: 107 and 207/SUST 217. (Once a year)

HWST 352 Mahi‘ai Kalo II: Advanced Taro (3)

In depth-study of taro cultivation techniques and systems. A-F only. Pre: 351.

HWST 353 Malama Loko I‘a (4)

Study of traditional Hawaiian fishpond management with hands-on experience at He‘eia fishpond near Kane‘ohe, merging traditional Native knowledge and ways of seeing with Western science. A-F only. Pre: 107 and 207/SUST 217. (Once a year)

HWST 356 Aloha Kanaloa-Marine Resources and Abundance (3)

Undergraduate course exposing students to the resources and processes of the ocean, research, and management approaches, as well as a Hawaiian worldview of oceanic elements. Junior standing or higher. Pre: 107. (Cross-listed as SUST 356)

HWST 362 Pana O‘ahu: Famous Place Names (3)

A survey of the famous place names in each ahupua‘a of O‘ahu, including accounts of mythical heroes, heiau, fishponds, wind, rain names, and their metaphoric value in Hawaiian literature. Pre: 270, 341, and HAW 202

HWST 365 Pana Paemoku o Kanaloa: The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (3)

Will look at the use of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands during pre-contact times, the historical period of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i, after the islands were ceded to the U.S., and the contemporary politics that surround the region today. A-F only. Pre: 107 or consent.

HWST 372 Oli Makawalu: Makawalu Methodology in Hawaiian Protocol Chants (3)

Introduces the use of Makawalu Methodology to analyze kaona in Hawaiian protocol chants, which influences the oral production of such chants. A-F only. Pre: 270 (or concurrent) and HAW 201 (or concurrent), or consent.

HWST 385 La‘au Lapa‘au: Ho‘i Ka Mana i Loko (4)

(3 Lec, 1 Lab) Advanced study and preparation of Hawaiian medicinal herb combinations. Pre: 107 and 285; or consent.

HWST 390 Issues in Modern Hawai‘i (3)

Cultural and political aspects of the current Hawaiian movement; historical colonization; conflicts over tourism, the military, and agriculture; forms of native self-determination. Junior standing or higher. Pre: 107 and HAW 202.

HWST 396 Native Hawaiian Rights and Practices (3)

Students will strengthen their cultural, political, and legal foundations by: (1) reviewing Hawai‘i’s historical traditions and customs, (2) learning legal analysis techniques, and (3) applying those techniques to issues that govern native Hawaiian “rights” today. Sophomore or higher standing. Pre: 107, 270, and 341 (or concurrent) and HAW 102. (Fall only)

HWST 421 Visiting Artist Seminar (4)

(2 cr. Lec, 2 cr. Lab) Explore indigenous concepts through the media of a visiting indigenous master artist by looking at traditional media in indigenous cultures, and the possibilities for contemporary expression in other media. Repeatable one time. HWST majors only. A-F only. Pre: 107, one course in 220 level (222, 224, 225), one course in 320 level (322, 324, 325); or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 434 Ka Mana Mo‘olelo: Topics in Hawaiian and Indigenous Mo‘olelo (3)

Advanced course of study focusing on pressing topics connected with Hawaiian and Indigenous literatures, such as land struggle, climate change, or issues of governance and sovereignty. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: 234 or 235, and 330.

HWST 440 Mâhele Land Awards (3)

Practical guide to the researching of land awards and change in title for a single ahupua‘a, 1848 to present. Focus on field trips. Pre: 342.

HWST 441 Ceded Lands: Focus on Crown and Government Lands (1848 to Present) (3)

Inventorying “Ceded Lands” in Hawai‘i with emphasis on historical, legal, and cultural changes from the Kingdom through statehood. A-F only. Pre: 440 or consent.

HWST 442 Introduction to Indigenous Research Methods (3)

Survey course introduces students to a range of methods by beginning with a critical analysis of dominant research methodologies from the perspective of Indigenous scholars. Junior/senior standing only.

HWST 445 Hawaiian Institutions (3)

Comprehensive analysis of institutions like Bishop Estate/Kamehameha Schools, OHA, Lili‘uokalani Trust, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands and The Queen’s Hospital. Pre: 342.

HWST 451 Wehe Ka ‘Aina: Cultivating a Sovereign Land Base (3)

A Malama ‘Aina and Kukulu ‘Aupuni course that identifies modern options in land access for reestablishing or resuming Hawaiian traditional and customary practices relating to food sovereignty and self-sustainability. HWST majors only. Junior standing or higher. A-F only. Pre: 207/SUST 217 and 343 and 351; HAW 202 (or concurrent). (Alt. years)

HWST 455 Ola I Ka Wai; Water and Sovereignty in Hawai‘i (3)

Focus on Hawaiian relationships with Ka Wai Ola a Kane (water), traditional and contemporary water management practices, as well as contemporary resource management issues and native Hawaiian community advocacy for water. Pre: 307 and HAW 202 (or concurrent) or consent.

HWST 456 Kia‘i Kanaloa–Guarding Our Ocean Resources (4)

Students will actively monitor and practice coastal and ocean stewardship in support of local communities and practitioners while also exploring how the Hawaiian worldview can plan a role in aloha ‘âina conservation movements. Repeatable one time. Junior standing or higher. A-F only. Pre: 207/SUST 217 or 307/SUST 317 or HWST/SUST 356. (Spring only)

HWST 457 ‘Aina Mauliola: Hawaiian Ecosystems (3)

Comprehensive analysis of traditional Hawaiian and modern resource management practices. Rigorous overview of the dominant physical and biological processes from the uplands to the oceans in Hawai‘i. Pre: 207/SUST 217 or 307/SUST 317 or HWST/SUST 356. (Cross-listed as SUST 457)

HWST 458 Natural Resource Issues and Ethics (4)

Overview of the history of land, resources and power in Hawai‘i; players and processes influencing land and natural resources policies today explored from Native Hawaiian and other viewpoints. Extensive use of case studies. Pre: 207/SUST 217 or 307/SUST 317 or HWST/SUST 356 (Cross-listed as NREM 458 and SUST 456)

HWST 459 Strategies in Hawaiian Resource Use (3)

Analyzing diverse land and water use strategies of O‘ahu, from traditional Hawaiian, scientific and economic perspectives, through classroom and on-site lectures. Topics include traditional Hawaiian methods, modern development, threatened ecosystems, ecotourism and scientific research. A-F only. Pre: 207/SUST 217 or 307/ SUST 317 or HWST/SUST 356. (Cross-listed as SUST 459)

HWST 460 Hui Konohiki Practicum (3)

A “hands-on” internship in an environmental or resource-management organization in Hawai‘i. The experience will be broadened and supplemented by classroom lectures, discussion and analysis from traditional Hawaiian, scientific and economic perspectives. A-F only. Pre: 207/SUST 217 or 307/SUST 317 or HWST/SUST 356. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as SUST 460)

HWST 461 Hawai‘i & Indigenous Economies (3)

Students will map out indigenous economies by articulating cultural similarity and diversity between academic experience and professional experiences. A-F only. Pre: 107 or consent.

HWST 467 Malama ‘Aina Field Methods Course (6)

Intensive field methods program to research Mâlama ‘Âina strategies. Introduces students to a variety of field techniques including land research, historical documents, ecological surveys, and Papakûmakawalu. Repeatable two times, up to 12 credits. Junior standing or higher. Pre: 207/SUST 217 or 307/SUST 317 or HWST/SUST 356, or consent. (Summer only)

HWST 470 ‘Ike Akua Papaku Makawalu: Ancestral Understanding of Elements (3)

Uses Dr. Pualani Kanahele’s Papaku Makawalu methodology to analyze akua as elements and as a paradigm for understanding ancestral knowledge. Senior standing or higher. Pre: 270, 372 (or concurrent), and HAW 301 (or concurrent).

HWST 478 Mele Au Hou: Music and Native Identity (3)

Presents Hawaiian music as it has been an avenue for native social, cultural and political expression in traditional and contemporary society. A-F only. Pre: 107 or 343 or 390; or consent.

HWST 485 Mahi La‘au Lapa‘au: Hawaiian Medicinal Horticulture (4)

The science of planting and harvesting Hawaiian medicinal plants and exploring production and marketing strategies. Pre: 107, 285 and 385; or consent.

HWST 487 Hawaiian Aquatic Medicine (4)

Identification, extraction and preparation of complexes of aquatic herbs to formulate a healing combination to contribute to maintaining overall health. A-F only. Pre: 107, 285; or consent. (Fall only)

HWST 490 Senior Seminar in Hawaiian Studies (3)

Critical examination of existing research; individual or team development, execution, and evaluation of selected projects. Repeatable three times. Pre: senior major in Hawaiian studies or consent.

HWST 491 Senior Capstone Project in Hawaiian Studies (2)

Capstone seminar designed to provide a culminating academic experience through in-depth examination, analysis, articulation, and projects relevant to a HWST area of concentration. Repeatable one time. HWST majors only. Senior standing only. A-F only. Pre: 341, 342, [343 or 390 or 490 (or concurrent)] and [207/SUST 217 or 285 or 307/SUST 317 or 356/SUST 356] and [222 or 224 or 225 or 372 or 478]. (Fall only)

HWST 493 Hawaiian Political Speech: Ha‘i ‘Olelo Ku‘e (3)

Senior seminar in short, extemporaneous speeches in persuasive, passionate and dynamic styles of Native Hawaiian orators. A-F only. Pre: 107, 270, 341, 342, or HAW 202; or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 494 Modern Pacific Women’s Poetry (3)

Critical examination of modern indigenous women’s poetry from the Pacific Islands. Thematic concentration on land, family, sexual and national oppression. Pre: 107, 270, or consent.

HWST 495 Kumu Kanawai: Western Law and Hawai‘i (3)

The rise of Western law in Hawai‘i, its contribution to nation building and colonialism. Pre: 342 or 343 or 390; or consent.

HWST 496 Kanawai II: Practical Application of Rights (3)

Historical analysis of land use, race and self-determination; introduced to legal case briefing, analysis of legal precedent, practical impacts of rules and regulations and the sociopolitical factors that influence law and law enforcement. A-F only. Pre: 390 or consent.

HWST 499 Directed Reading/Research (V)

Individual reading/research. Pre: instructor consent.

HWST 601 Indigenous Research Methodologies (3)

Reading seminar for developing a Native Hawaiian epistemology from sources in comparative indigenous thought. A-F only. Pre: 107, 270, 341 (or concurrent), 342 (or concurrent), and one of the following: 343 (or concurrent) or 390 (or concurrent) or 490 (or concurrent); or consent.

HWST 602 Hawaiian Archival Research (3)

Research seminar aimed at familiarizing students with the rich historical primary sources existent in various archives in Honolulu. A-F only. Pre: 107, 270, 341 (or concurrent), 342 (or concurrent), and one of the following: 343 (or concurrent) or 390 (or concurrent) or 490 (or concurrent); or consent.

HWST 603 Review of Hawaiian Literature (3)

Seminar in review of Hawaiian literature to understand the significance of secondary sources in Hawaiian subjects. This makes up part of the Hawaiian Studies graduate core. A-F only. Pre: 107, 270, 341 (or concurrent), 342 (or concurrent), and one of the following: 343 (or concurrent) or 390 (or concurrent) or 490 (or concurrent); or consent.

HWST 604 Writing a Hawaiian Thesis (3)

Seminar to help fashion student’s research and thesis proposal. To be taken by all HWST MA students as they begin designing their capstone project. Course will be team-taught by HWST faculty. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 601 and 602; 603 (or concurrent).

HWST 620 ‘Ike Pono-Visual/Cultural Interpretations (3)

Graduate seminar and visual studio that examines (from a Kanaka Maoli viewpoint) colonial imaging; collecting and site of contestation; resilience and resistance; and re-righting. A-F only. Pre: 107, and one course from 220-225, and one course from 320-325; or consent. (Fall only)

HWST 621 ‘Ike Maka-Visual/Cultural Knowledge (3)

Graduate seminar and visual studio that carefully examines and develops critical consciousness–from a Kanaka Maoli viewpoint–visual hegemony, rhetorical tropes; and representation–imag(in)ing and reimag(in)-ing. HWST majors only. A-F only. Pre: 620 or consent. (Spring only)

HWST 631 Pono Science: Ethical Implications of Science in Hawai‘i (1)

Support student dialogue on the foundations of pono science. Through discussions and structured guidance, students will explore Hawaiian ethics, implications of research, and decolonizing methodology. Repeatable three times. Graduate students only.

HWST 640 Mo‘olelo ‘Oiwi: Historical Perspectives (3)

Research seminar for developing interpretations of the past from Native Hawaiian and foreign world views with particular emphasis on understanding the meaning of culturally-based knowledge systems. A-F only.

HWST 650 Hawaiian Geography and Resource Management (3)

Seminar in geography of Hawai‘i from a Native Hawaiian perspective that will enable the researcher to define and develop resource management methods consistent with Native Hawaiian understandings and traditions. A-F only. Pre: 107, 270, 341 (or concurrent), 342 (or concurrent), and one of the following: 343 (or concurrent) or 390 (or concurrent) or 490 (or concurrent). (Once a year)

HWST 651 ‘Aina Waiwai: Water, Food Sovereignty, and Ancestral Abundance (3)

Topical graduate seminar focuses on indigenous perspectives on water, food sovereignty, Hawaiian terrestrial and marine food production systems, and ancestral abundance. Seminar perspective to change each term. Repeatable two times. Pre: 207/SUST 217 and HAW 202 or consent.

HWST 652 Kanawai Lawai‘a: Hawa‘i’s Ocean and Fisheries Laws (3)

Seminar on pre-contact, customary laws on fishing and ocean stewardship, their codification in written laws during the Hawaiian Kingdom period, and changes and impacts through U.S. annexation and statehood, including current models of ocean governance. (Alt. years: Fall) (Cross-listed as SUST 652)

HWST 653 Historic Preservation Law (V)

Introduction to the protection of cultural, archaeological, and historical resources with emphasis on key federal and state laws. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as LAW 503)

HWST 659 He Ali‘i Ka ‘Aina; Land, Resources, and Leadership (3)

Seminar focused on leadership challenges in Mâlama ‘Âina to bridge ancestral and
contemporary systems to better steward resources, produce abundance, work with and in community, and pivot large institutions for a better Aloha ‘Âina future. (Cross-listed as SUST 659)

HWST 670 Kumu Kahiki: Comparative Hawaiian and Tahitian Cosmogonies (3)

Seminar comparing Gods/myths from Ancient Tahiti by Teiura Henry (600 pages) with the six volumes of Hawaiian historians Kamakau and Malo. A-F only. Pre: 341 or consent. (Alt. years)

HWST 671 Kumu Kahiki: Pacific Life Narratives in Mixed Media and Literature (3)

Research seminar in relevant literary traditions, histories of interaction, colonization, and literary politics in the Pacific region through the examination of life narratives in mixed media and literature. A-F only. HWST majors only. Pre: 603 (or concurrent) or consent. (Once a year)

HWST 675 Huaka‘i Huli Heiau Hawai‘inuiakea: Study Abroad on Polynesian Temples (6)

Comparative study of Hawaiian/Polynesian temple design taught over a 3-week period in Hawai‘i and Polynesia. Travel costs to be paid by student. Pre: 670 (with a minimum grade of B) and HAW 302 (with a minimum grade of B) or consent. (Summer only)

HWST 690 Kukulu Aupuni: Envisioning the Nation (3)

A research seminar designed to provide an overview of community activism and Native Hawaiian empowerment in Hawai‘i in contexts that range from local to international, and to provide a foundation for further study and professional growth. A-F only. Pre: 107, 270, 341 (or concurrent), 342 (or concurrent), and one of the following: 343 (or concurrent) or 390 (or concurrent) or 490 (or concurrent); or consent.

HWST 691 Kukulu Aupuni: Sovereign Hawaiian State, Domestic Kingdom Law, Governance and Politics (3)

Research seminar on the subject of domestic law, governance, and politics of the Hawaiian Kingdom and the historical relevance of this to the contemporary case for independent, sovereign state continuity under public international law. A-F only. (Alt. years)

HWST 695 Practicum Research Plan B (V)

Practicum for Plan B. Repeatable unlimited times. CR/NC only. Pre: consent.

HWST 699 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. Pre: consent.

HWST 700 Thesis Research (V)

Research for master’s thesis. (F) Full-time. S/U for (F) only. Repeatable up to six credits; Repeatable unlimited times for (F). Pre: 700 for (F).