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  • Locations: Molokai, HI, United States;
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Payment Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 04/20/2018 ** Rolling Admission 07/15/2018 08/18/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Discipline: Archaeology Language: English
Sub Discipline: Field Archaeology
Program Description:
The prehistoric settlement of the far-flung islands of the Pacific Ocean have intrigued explorers and scholars alike for centuries. How did founding groups settle and transform the most isolated land masses on Earth? What social, economic, and technological innovations were developed that led to some of the most complex societies in the world? The Hawaiian Islands typifies the height of Oceanic social complexity. This field school will investigate a well-preserved, late prehistoric community on Moloka‘i Island. Excavations will be conducted in residential complexes and religious structures (symbols of chiefly power and status) to understand the development of ancient Hawaiian society.