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PACS 108

All about Oceania…

PACS 108: Pacific Worlds

Summer 1 (online)

Introduces students to the geography, societies, histories, cultures, contemporary issues, and arts of Oceania, including Hawaiʻi. Course activities and material emphasize Pacific Islander perspectives and experiences.

We will explore Pacific seascapes, landscapes, and ethnoscapes using diverse learning activities in an asynchronous online environment. There are no synchronous meetings and no books to purchase (all material will be provided) for this online class.

Fulfills the general education requirements: DS, HAP

About the Instructor
Mary Therese Perez Hattori, Ed.D. is the Outreach Director of the Center for Pacific Islands Studies. Her academic interests include technology, culturally sustaining education and leadership, and indigenous research. Learn more about her at

For inquiries about the course, call 956-2658; Email:

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Term Dates

  • Summer 1
    May 22 – June 30, 2017
  • Summer 2
    July 3 – August 11, 2017
  • Varied Date Courses
    Class schedules vary between May 22 – August 11, 2017

  • Registration Dates
    UHM Seniors
    March 7
    UHM Continuing
    March 8
    New or Visiting
    March 14

Questions? Contact Us

UHM Outreach College

Sinclair Library 310

2425 Campus Road

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7221