19-4074 Old Volcano Rd, Volcano, HI 96785
Papa ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi: Hawaiian Language Classes Level 1 (Beginner)
Instructor Kaliko Beamer-Trapp
Have you always wanted to learn Hawaiian language but haven’t had the time? Are you interested in Hawaiian culture and history? Or are you new to the islands and unsure of how to pronounce street names, place names, and people’s names? There are ever-increasing numbers of fluent Hawaiian speakers and now you can begin to learn this rich and vibrant language right here at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus.
Hawaiian Language Level 1 will be offered for 8 weeks every Tuesday night beginning December 3, 2019 – February 4, 2020, from 4pm – 5pm. No class on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. This basics class will focus on vocabulary, counting, simple conversation, grammar, and sentence structures. No previous knowledge is required. You could even sign up a friend as a practice partner and double the fun!
Classes will be held at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus. Fee for the class is $95 and $85 for VAC members. No textbook is required; reading materials will be provided by the instructor. Bring a notebook to take notes if you wish!