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HIST 284: History of Hawai‘i (3 credits)

Course Description

A general study of the social, political and economic development of Hawai‘i from the ancient Hawaiians to the present. (3 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe, analyze and interpret the major themes in history of Hawai‘i from the pre-contact period to the present.
  • Critically analyze primary sources.
  • Identify important individuals and events in the history of Hawai‘i.
  • Make connections between contemporary events and Hawai‘i's history.

Degrees and Certificates

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