HWST 263: Hawaiian and Indigenous Film & Literature

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3

This course is a study of film & literature created by Native Hawaiians and other Indigenous peoples; especially to focus on the situational and cultural impetus from which these texts were created.


Grade of C or better in HWST 107 or PACS 108, or instructor consent.

Course Outcomes
  • Illustrate major themes seen across different film & literary works.
  • Describe the diversity of film & literary opinions, conflict, and commonality in texts in course..
  • Discuss stories and storytellers from a range of ethnic and cultural indigenous groups.