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 Hokule`a, Hawai`i Loa, and Makali`i. In addition, the student will understand and appreciate the cultural impact of long distance voyaging.