Hawai`i Community College started in 1941 and joined the University of Hawai`i system in 1970 as a comprehensive community college.

Courses

Course Catalog

Introduction to Ethnobotany (BOT 105)
Plants and their influence upon cultures: with special emphasis on Pacific Islander uses of cultivated and wild plants.

Introduction to Ethnobotany Lab (BOT 105L)
An introductory laboratory course emphasizing hands-on learning about the roles of plants in cultures. Laboratory exercises are conducted in a garden setting as much as possible using examples from cultures and plants common in the Pacific Islands.

Faculty

Orlo Steele (AgroForestry) (orlo@hawaii.edu)