HIST 284: History of the Hawaiian Islands

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

This is a survey course on the history of Hawai‘i from the late prehistoric period to the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom.

Semester Offered Fall, Spring
Diversification: Humanities — DH
Graduation Requirement: Pacific Cultures — PC
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Identify and discuss factors that contributed to the social, political, economical, and environmental changes, with particular attention to the intense and rapid transformations that resulted in a decrease of the population, a loss of autonomy, and the displacement of the native community.
  2. Identify key figures, events, and industries in Hawai‘i's history.
  3. Explain the socio-political importance of genealogy to Hawai‘i's history.
  4. Identify and correctly use primary and secondary sources of information from a variety of perspectives.