Ho‘okele (Polynesian Voyaging): Academic Subject Certificate
The Ho‘okele (Polynesian Voyaging) Academic Subject Certificate program is designed for students interested in exploring, experiencing, and understanding the scientific, historical, and cultural aspects of non-instrument wayfinding as it pertains to the exploration and settlement of Polynesia.
Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) approved 05/01/2013:
- Identify the basic principles of non-instrument wayfinding.
- Describe how the major starlines are utilized by contemporary wayfinders in navigating.
- Describe the basic physics of sailing in the Pacific Ocean.
- Explain the movement of people in Polynesia from a cultural and historical context.