HWST 270 : Hawaiian Mythology

Credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in both HWST 107 and HAW 101 or approval of instructor.

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

Diversification: Literatures — DL
Graduation Requirement: Pacific Cultures — PC