Hawaiian and Foreign Languages

Special Offerings

Study Abroad Program provides students with opportunities to take courses for credit in other countries, such as Spain, Mexico, Japan, Korea, etc.  More Study Abroad information.

Credit-by-Exam - With instructor approval, currently enrolled students may take instructor-made examinations covering the material in a specific Leeward CC course if the student feels he/she has learned the concepts and skills elsewhere.  Student may contact instructors teaching the specific course they wish to challenge.

This list displays Leeward CC General Catalog information for the current year:

An Academic Subject Certificate in Hawaiian Language (19 credits) is offered. The certificate is intended to provide students with a strong indroduction to the culture and language of Hawai`i. The certificate enhances the Liberal Arts degree and prepares students with a strong foundation to complete their baccalauraeate degrees in Hawaiian Language or other fields of study at the University of Hawai`i. For more information, view the program requirements or contact the program coordinator, Joseph Badis at badis [at] hawaii.edu.

Other Activities

  • Annual Essay/Poetry Contest for Hawaiian, Japanese, and Spanish high school students in the Leeward area.
  • Japan Circle (Student Club)
  • Field Trips