Four Reasons to Study Samoan!
Samoan is the heritage language of more than 20,000 Samoans living on the island of Oahu alone.
Learning Samoan is a great way to sharpen, refine and deepen your learning and knowledge of other Polynesian languages and cultures.
University of Hawaii students with prior knowledge of the Samoan language may be awarded as many as 16 back credits of Samoan language coursework upon completion of a single non-introductory course in Samoan.
Study Your Heritage
Samoan heritage students may study their home language and culture for the first time in an academic environment through the longest established university Samoan language program in the world.