University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2014–2015

Hawaiian Language (HAW) Courses

Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language

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HAW 100  Hawn Language in Action (1) A beginning immersion experience in Hawaiian focusing on the spoken use of the language. (A) usage referring to locations and relationships, (E) usage referring to processes and actors, (I) other. May be repeated for credit if subletters are different. Meets two times weekly. No prerequisites. (GenEd/IntReq: H/A/P)

HAW 101  Elementary Hawaiian I (4) Development of listening, speaking, reading and writing and analytical skills at the elementary level of auxiliary language. Taught within the context of the contemporary culture of the Hawaiian people. (GenEd/IntReq: H/A/P)

HAW 102  Elem Hawaiian II (4) Continuation of HAW 101. Pre: HAW 101 or placement exam. (GenEd/IntReq: H/A/P)

HAW 201  Intermediate Hawaiian I (4) Continuation of HAW 102 or 105. A second year study of Hawaiian as an auxiliary language. Pre: HAW 102 or HAW 105 or placement exam. (GenEd/IntReq: H/A/P)

HAW 202  Inter Hawaiian II (4) Continuation of HAW 201. Pre: HAW 201 or equivalent. (GenEd/IntReq: H/A/P)

HAW 453  Hawn Phonetics & Phonol (3) Sound system of the Hawaiian language. Stylistic and regional variation. Interaction of the Hawaiian sound system with the sound system of other languages, especially that of English. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: HAW 202 or equivalent, which, with permission, may be taken concurrently, or equivalent. Recommended: LING 102, LING 111, LING 311. (Same as LING 453). (GenEd/IntReq: H/A/P, GCC, HPP)

HAW 454  Hawn Morphology & Syntax (3) Grammatical system of the Hawaiian language. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: HAW 202 or equivalent, which, with permission, may be taken concurrently or equivalent. Recommended: LING 102. (Same as LING 454). (GenEd/IntReq: H/A/P)

HAW 455  Hawaiian:Polynesian Lang (3) The similarities and differences among Polynesian languages and the reconstruction of their common ancestor language. The development of Hawaiian from that common ancestor. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: HAW 303, or concurrent, HAW 453. Recommended: HAW 454, LING 371, LING 102. (Same as LING 455). (GenEd/IntReq: H/A/P)


HAW x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) (IO) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.

HAW x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) (IO) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.

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