Master's Degree in Hawaiian

Liane Hansen talks with Hiapo Perreira, the first person to get a master's degree in Hawaiian Language and Literature. His master's in a Native American language is the first in the country. Perreira wrote his master's thesis entirely in the Hawaiian language. The Ka Haka 'Ula O Ke'elikolani College of Hawaiian Language at the University of Hawaii has had inquiries from other Native American language programs interested in using the program as a model.



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