UH Hilo graduate student to teach beginning Hawaiian language class, Jan-March

This eight-week basic language class, taught by ʻĀlika Guerrero at the Volcano Art Center, will focus on simple vocabulary, conversation, grammar, and sentence structure.

ʻĀlika Guerrero
ʻĀlika Guerrero

COURSE: Papa ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, Beginning Hawaiian Language.
INSTRUCTOR: ʻĀlika Guerrero, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo graduate student.
DATE: Every Thursday night for eight weeks, beginning Jan. 11, 2018.
TIME: 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
PLACE: Volcano Art Center, Ni‘aulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano.

Summary

This basic language class will focus on simple vocabulary, conversation, grammar, and sentence structure.

Bio

ʻĀlika Guerrero holds bachelor of arts degrees in Hawaiian studies, history, and anthropology from UH Hilo, and is currently pursuing his master of arts in Hawaiian language and literature. He has been teaching community Hawaiian language courses for three years.

Fee

$90. $80 for Volcano Art Center members. Register online.

The required workbook for the class is Nā Kai ʻEwalu and it is available at the UH Hilo bookstore. It is also recommended for students to have a Hawaiian language dictionary.