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Hawaiian (HAW)

College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature

HAW 100 Language in Hawai‘i: A Survival Kit for Life in Hawai‘i (3) Introduction to Hawaiian language and language related issues to enhance communicative experience in Hawai‘i, including an examination of place names, pronunciation, common expressions, relation to Pidgin, Polynesian and Asian languages, political issues and intercultural conflict. DS

HAW 101 Elementary Hawaiian (4) Listening, speaking, reading, writing. Meets five hours weekly; daily lab work. HSL

HAW 102 Elementary Hawaiian (4) Continuation of 101. HSL

HAW 105 Intensive Elementary Hawaiian (8) Content of 101 and 102 covered in one semester. Meets two hours daily, Monday–Friday, plus lab work. HSL

HAW 131 Hawaiian for Reading Proficiency (3) Elementary course; emphasis on reading and translation.

HAW 132 Hawaiian for Reading Proficiency (3) Continuation of 131.

HAW 201 Intermediate Hawaiian (4) Continuation of 102. Meets five hours weekly; reading of traditional texts; daily lab work. Pre: 102 or equivalent. HSL

HAW 202 Intermediate Hawaiian (4) Continuation of 201. HSL

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. HSL

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. DL

HAW 262 Hawaiian Literature (3) Hawaiian tradition in Hawaiian text and English translation featuring the selected works of American missionaries and Hawaiian authors emphasizing the period following discovery (1778-79), into the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A-F only. Pre: 261. Spring only. DL

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 (3) Continuation of 202. Conducted in Hawaiian. Advanced conversation and reading. Pre: 202 or equivalent.

HAW 302 Third-Level Hawaiian (3) Continuation of 301. Pre: 301.

HAW 321 Hawaiian Conversation (3) Systematic practice on various topics for control of spoken Hawaiian. Repeatable up to six credit hours. Pre: 202.

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 course 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. DH

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. DH

HAW 384 Ka Haku Mele (3) Composers and Their Compositions. This course 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 (3) Advanced reading, writing, and discussion in Hawaiian. Transcribing and translating Hawaiian language tapes. Translating English into Hawaiian, and Hawaiian into English. Pre: 302 or equivalent.

HAW 402 Fourth-Level Hawaiian (3) Continuation of 401.

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 II. Pre: 302. DH

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. DL

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: 301 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 303 (C)). DH

HAW 429 Ka Hô‘ike Honua (3) Study of Hawaiian land tenure practices through readings and discussions of audiotapes, written primary sources, maps, wind names, rain names, ‘ôlelo no‘eau (wise sayings), and mele (poetry). Readings are drawn from 19th and 20th century Hawaiian newspapers and other primary sources. Pre: 302 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 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) DH

HAW 452 Structure of Hawaiian (3) Descriptive linguistic analysis. Intensive exercises in advanced grammar. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) and LING 102, or consent. DH

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. DH

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) Knowledge base for professional education; secondary school organization, curriculum, and instruction; individual and program goals. A-F only. Pre: 302 and consent.

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: 402, or 302 and consent. DL

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. DA

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. DH

HAW 490 Ka Makau‘olelo A‘o Kula Kaiapuni Hawai‘i (1) This course will 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: 401, 402 (or concurrent), and 463 (or concurrent); 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) This course will analyze various genres of written Hawaiian literature. HAW majors only. Pre: 402 or consent.

HAW 602 Kaka‘olelo Oratory (3) A survey course of oral performance styles to build increased oral skills. HAW majors only. Pre: 601 or consent.

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. Pre: 452 and 601, or consent.

HAW 638 Mea Kakau: Kamakau (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: 402 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 and 602, or consent. (Once a year)

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) Internship with cultural practitioner for MA students choosing Plan B. Repeatable up to six credits. 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 (V) Research for master’s thesis. HAW MA major only. Repeatable up to six credits. No grading only.