Keʻelikōlani Indigenous Language (KLAN) Graduate Courses
This is the 2019-2020 UH Hilo catalog, previous year catalogs can be viewed on the Back Issues page.
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 are marked with an initial K (for Keʻelikōlani) followed by an appropriate alpha, e.g. HAW (Hawaiian), HWS (Hawaiian Studies), IND (Indigenous Studies), ANT (Anthropology), ED (Education), etc.
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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.) 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.) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.
Also see the KLAN undergraduate-level courses.
- Ph.D. in Hawaiian and Indigenous Language and Culture Revitalization
- M.A. in Hawaiian Language and Literature
- M.A. in Indigenous Language and Culture Education
- Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Graduate Program Certificate
- Hawaiian Language (HAW) Graduate Courses
- Hawaiian Studies (HWST) Graduate Courses
- Keʻelikōlani Education (KED) Graduate Courses
- Keʻelikōlani Indigenous Language (KLAN) Graduate Courses
- Keelikolani Indigenous Studies (KIND) Graduate Courses
- Keelikolani Linguistics (KLIN) Graduate Courses