ANTH 220 : Prehistory of Hawai‘i



Class Hours

3 lecture

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring


This course studies prehistoric Hawaiian culture through legendary, archaeological, ethnographic, and historic sources. Prehistory of Hawai‘i is designed for the layperson who is interested in a general course on the culture of Hawai‘i prior to 1778. This course also focuses on the early human use of and adaptation to the geography and environment of these islands.


Diversification: Social Sciences — DS
Graduation Requirement: Pacific Cultures — PC