HWST 107 : Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific
An introduction to Hawai‘i and Hawaiian culture in the context of the larger Pacific, including Hawaiian origins, settlement, language, land, history, society, religion and the arts.
- Compare and contrast cultures and histories of Pacific island peoples in relation to their languages, religious traditions, artistic expressions, material culture, and political and economic development.
- Identify ways in which the environment has shaped Hawaiian and Pacific island culture.
- Describe the integration of land in Hawaiian culture and the historic changes in the relationship between people and land through written and oral communication.
- Describe aspects of Hawaiian relationship with other groups of people in and outside of Hawai‘i.
- Identify, access, and evaluate major Hawaiian studies sources.
- Identify implications of the relationships and develop proposals for possible ways to affect positive change.