University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2013–2014

Keʻelikōlani Indigenous Language (KLAN) Post-Baccalaureate Courses

Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language

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Keʻelikōlani Indigenous Language (KLAN)

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.

KLAN 701  Semantic/Pragmatic Indig Lang (1) Seminar study of meaning and connotations as conveyed by the morphemes and vocabulary of a language, by its idioms and set metaphors and by other features. Focus on the indigenous languages being studied by the enrolled students.

KLAN 702  Stylistics/Domains Indig Lang (1) Seminar study of identity, levels of formality, and art as conveyed in languages. Informal peer group language to highly formal language. Highly traditional usages to the most contemporary of usages. Focus on the indigenous languages being studied by enrolled students.

KLAN 703  Semantics-Prag of Indig Langua (3) Meaning and connotations as conveyed in a specific indigenous language through morphemes and vocabulary, idioms and set metaphors, and through other features. Alpha varies according to the language, e.g. Hawaiian, Blackfoot, Rapanui. May be repeated if content is different. Pre: KLAN 701.

KLAN 704  Stylistics-Domain of Indig Lan (3) Identity, levels of formality and art as conveyed in a specific indigenous language from the informal peer group language to highly formal artistic usages and from very traditional rooted situations to the most contemporary of usages. Alpha varies according to the language, e.g., Hawaiian, Blackfeet, Rapanui. May be repeated if the content is different. Pre: KLAN 702.


KLAN 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.

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