University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2013–2014

Keʻelikōlani Indigenous Studies (KIND) Courses

Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language

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Built upon a core commitment to Hawaiian language and culture education, Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani provides courses that also address the broader world of indigenous peoples and the use of Hawaiian as an official medium of education for the State of Hawaiʻi. Courses other than Hawaiian language (HAW) and Hawaiian Studies (HWST) are marked with an initial K (for Keʻelikōlani) followed by an appropriate alpha, e.g. IND (Indigenous Studies), ANT (Anthropology), ED (Education), etc.

Keʻelikōlani Indigenous Studies (KIND)

Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language

Built upon a core commitment to Hawaiian language and culture education, Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani provides courses that also address the broader world of indigenous peoples and the use of Hawaiian as an official medium of education for the State of Hawaiʻi. Courses other than Hawaiian language (HAW) and Hawaiian Studies (HWST) are marked with an initial K (for Keʻelikōlani) followed by an appropriate alpha, e.g. IND (Indigenous Studies), ANT (Anthropology), ED (Education), etc.

KIND 240  Culture Revitalization Movemnt (3) Efforts throughout the world to preserve the linguistic and cultural distinctiveness of indigenous and regional minorities. The interrelationship of such efforts with political, cultural, educational, and economic structures. Focus on comparison of other movements with that of Hawaiʻi. (When followed by H, taught through Hawaiian.)

KIND 441  Advanced Language in Culture I (2) First semester advanced level study of an indigenous language focusing on the use of the language in its cultural context. Alpha varies according to the language, e.g. Blackfeet, Rapanui. May be repeated if the content is. different. Prerequisite or concurrent enrollment in KLAN 441; consent of department and of instructor.

KIND 442  Advancd Language in Culture II (2) Second semester advanced level study of an indigenous language focusing on the use of the language in its cultural context. Alpha varies according to the language, e.g. Blackfeet, Rapanui. May be repeated if the content is different. Pre: KIND 441 and KLAN 441, concurrent enrollment in KLAN 442; consent of department and of the instructor.

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 `Ula O Ke`elikolani 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.

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