Hawaiian Studies Program

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The AA in Hawaiian Studies is designed to provide either the first two years of a baccalaureate program in Hawaiian Studies or to prepare students for study in other, broader fields of science, humanities, arts, and social sciences.

DEGREE OFFERED

  • Associate in Arts, Hawaiian Studies (60 credits) is designed to provide the first two years of a baccalaureate program in Hawaiian Studies, but will also prepare you with beneficial qualifications for Hawaiʻi’s workforce, where knowledge of Hawaiian culture, values, and alternative approaches to problem-solving are desirable. Requirements for the AA degree

TIME AND COSTS

The time to complete the certificates or the degree varies from one to four semesters. To obtain the associate degree in two years, you have to take an average of 15 credits/semester.

Costs: tuition and fees

CAREER INFORMATION

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PROGRAM FACULTY

Luʻukia Archer, Assistant Professor CC, Hawaiian Studies; B.A., M.A., University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Momiala Kamahele, Professor CC, Hawaiian Studies; B.A., M.A., A.B.D., University of Hawai‘i

Tracie Kuʻuipo C. Losch, Associate Professor CC, Hawaiian Studies, B.A., M.A., University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

At Wai‘anae - Genai Keliʻikuli, Assistant Professor CC, Hawaiian Studies; B.A. Hawaiian Studies, M.A. Political Science, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

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