University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2014–2015

Keʻelikōlani Indigenous Studies (KIND) Graduate Courses

Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language

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KIND 601  Language Maintenance and Shift (3) Introduction to the study of social, historical, political, cultural and economic factors leading to language shift.

KIND 602  Meth/Resou Indig Lang Comm Blg (3) Detailed overview of the various challenges to language and culture revitalization and approaches to solving those challenges, including issues of leadership, goal setting prioritizing and resourcing.

KIND 690  Fld Stdy Indigenous Community (3) Off-campus field work experience in an indigenous language other than Hawaiian. Pre: Graduate status in Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani and permission of the instructor. See graduate program chair for overseas minority language study option as substitute for this course.

KIND 700  Master's Thesis Research (1-6) Research and writing of thesis. Pre: Permission of college and instructor.

KIND 730  Rsch Meth Hwn Ind Lang Culture (3) Seminar in which students explore and choose a dissertation topic.

KIND 800  Doctoral Dissertation Research (1-6) Research and writing of dissertation. Pre: Permission of college and instructor.


KIND 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.

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