Track 2 - Spoken Hawaiian - Level 1

Course Details


  • Conversation is a 12-month course designed to evoke awareness and presence to the act of listening and speaking for spoken Hawaiian communication.
  • In this course you will:
    • Discover multiple domains of Hawaiian vocabulary
    • Identify your existing patterns of being in communication
    • Gain awareness of Hawaiian pronunciation, inflection, intonation
    • Take corrective actions to restore settings of conversation
    • Generate actionable translation strategies on demand
    • Contextualize possible spaces of conversational Hawaiian examples
    • Offer and receive authentic peer feedback and support
    • Prompt external reflective dialogue regarding course exercises
  • Schedule
    • 4 instructional hours per month
    • 12-months (if completed in consecutive months, may vary based on student's progress)
    • Each students' course participation is individualized by their availability.
  • Course Text


  • Completion of student application and class registration.
  • Purchase of course texts.
  • Installation of Zoom Conference Meeting on online-accessible device.