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HWST 285: Lā‘au Lapa‘au I: Hawaiian Medicinal Herbs (4 credits)

Course Description

In this class students will learn the basic philosophy and traditions surrounding Hawaiian healing herbs. Students will also learn how to identify, grow, harvest, prepare, store and use these herbs for various human ailments. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for HWST 107 or BOT 105.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Learn Hawaiian and introduced medicinal herbs and be able to identify them by name, color, smell, taste, and sight.
  • Learn the beliefs and practices of Hawaiian herbal healing.
  • Learn planting, growing and harvesting techniques used to raise traditional Hawaiian herbal healing plants.
  • Prepare, use and store Hawaiian herbal remedies.

Degrees and Certificates

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page


Resources


Classes Offered

  • Spring 2015 - MW, 2:30pm to 5:00pm, Hale A‘o 107, S Bright - CRN: 63445
  • Spring 2014 - MW, 2:30pm to 5:00pm, Hale A‘o 111, Krista Steinfeld - CRN: 60589
  • Fall 2014 - MW, 2:30pm to 5:00pm, Hale A‘o 107, Krista Steinfeld - CRN: 62150
  • Spring 2013 - MW, 2:30pm to 5:00pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Krista Steinfeld - CRN: 62296
  • Summer 2013 - MTWR, 1:00pm to 3:00pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Krista Steinfeld - CRN: 63113
  • Fall 2013 - MW, 2:30pm to 5:00pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Krista Steinfeld - CRN: 64234
  • Fall 2012 - MW, 2:30pm to 5:00pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Krista Steinfeld - CRN: 61304
  • Spring 2012 - MW, 2:30pm to 5:00pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Krista Steinfeld - CRN: 64425
  • Spring 2011 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 113, Krista Steinfeld - CRN: 61405 - view syllabus
  • Fall 2011 - MW, 2:00pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Krista Steinfeld - CRN: 63407
  • Fall 2010 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 113, Krista Steinfeld - CRN: 60380 - view syllabus

 

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