Graduate Studies in EALL

Graduate programs in EALL are primarily designed to provide students with advanced professional training in language history, structure, pedagogy, and sociolinguistics, as well as literary history and criticism.

All M.A. and Ph.D. programs offered by EALL are recognized Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) regional graduate programs. Residents of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming are eligible, upon admission, to enroll at Hawai`i resident tuition rates.

Site Links – Graduate Information

Graduate Programs – Graduate Resources – Graduate Admissions FAQ – Financial Aid

For more information, please contact the following faculty for each section:

Madeline Spring 
Moore Hall 383
Phone: (808) 956-8798


Kazue Kanno
Moore Hall 385
Phone: (808) 956-7113


Ken Ito
Moore Hall 386
Phone: (808) 956-2233


Yung-Hee Kim
Moore Hall 389
Phone: (808) 956-2072



Chinese Programs

Japanese Programs

Korean Programs

E-mail List

In order to better communicate with each other, the EALL graduate students use the Listserv facilities provided by the university to maintain an e-mail list of all graduate students, Any mail sent to this list goes to EALL graduate studentsonly; no faculty or administration members will receive the mail. Permission to send mail to this list is also limited to EALL graduate students only. To be added to the email list, please contact the EALL office at

Useful Software for Grad Students

  • SIL Fieldwords – comprehensive tool for managing data collected in the field
  • Zotero – Firefox extension for managing research sources

Useful Links



Please refer to the Graduate Resources page for necessary forms, timetables, checklists, etc…




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