Global Deaf Awareness: Hawai’i - 2024

Location: Island of O‘ahu, Hawai'i

Dates: May 22-31, 2024

Course Information

Program Overview

Global Deaf Awareness: Hawai’i is a faculty-led study out-of-classroom experience designed for students who are interested in learning about the culture, history, and unique environment of the Hawai’i island of Oahu.

  • Work with Deaf students at the school for the deaf
  • Explore American history at sites such as Pearl Harbor
  • Learn about the culture of Hawai'i by harvesting taro, making leis, and learning how to communicate using hula
  • Explore environmental science by getting on and in the ocean to examine the impact of global warming on local marine life

To Apply

Deadline: To be announced

To Apply: Visit Rose Onders in the Gerald H. Read Center for International & Intercultural Education at 215 White Hall to fill out an application and pay first deposit.

For more information or questions, please contact Karen Kritzer at kkritzer@kent.edu, or Rose Onders at ronders@kent.edu (330-672-0564).