HWST 281 - Hawaiian Astronomy and Weather Relating to Polynesian Voyaging (DH)
Class hours: 3 lecture
Recommended: Qualified for ENG 100 and MATH 24 or acceptable placement test score.
Description: A survey of the Hawaiian and Polynesian environment in
relationship to migrations, voyaging, and folklore. The course will provide
the student with the basics of noninstrument navigation and voyaging as utilized
in the voyages of H_ok_ule`a, Hawai`i Loa, and Makali`i. In addition, the student
will understand and appreciate the cultural impact of long distance voyaging.