This course presents Hawaiian values through the traditional family system. Ancestral family practices will be investigated and compared with current Hawaiian lifestyles and values.
Diversification: Humanities — DH
Graduation Requirement: Pacific Cultures — PC
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
- Identify the child/parent/grandparent generations, older/younger sibling, oldest/youngest child using Hawaiian terms.
- Illustrate the relationship and responsibility between elder and younger.
- Define at least three Hawaiian cultural values.
- Apply and practice correct Hawaiian language pronunciation and spelling.
- Discuss the principles of the ‘ohana that translate to the larger Hawaiian society.
- Explain a Hawaiian belief of origin and the subsequent understanding of one's relationship to the environment.
- Identify and discuss the process of Ho‘oponopono as a system of conflict resolution.
- Demonstrate the relationship of Hawaiians through the use of lo‘i kalo.
- Examine current issues that reveal behaviors based upon an individual's societal orientation.
- Differentiate between an affiliation-oriented society and an achievement-oriented society.