HWST 141: Mahi‘ai II: Hawaiian Cultivation Practices

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

This is an intermediate-level course that will continue the study of the cultural link between the Hawaiians and kalo, with more in-depth and hands-on methods of cultivation practices, traditional food preparation, and loi management issues and care.


"C" or higher in HWST 140.

Semester Offered Spring
Diversification: Humanities — DH
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Explain modern issues related to the kalo plant and to loʻi maintenance.
  2. Prepare and carry out a kalo propagation and loʻi maintenance plan.
  3. Demonstrate traditional and modern ways on how kalo is prepared for consumption.