HWST 270 : Hawaiian Mythology

Credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in either HAW 101 or HWST 107.

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

Description

HWST 270 is an introduction to Hawaiian mythology and mo‘olelo as a basis of understanding (or a reflection) of Hawaiian culture, values, metaphor, and worldviews. This course will investigate and analyze oral and written Hawaiian literary sources and the roles of akua, ‘aumakua, kupua and kanaka.

Designations

Graduation Requirement: Pacific Cultures — PC