Albert J. Schutz

Professor Emeritus   [Web site]
Descriptive linguistics, field methods, lexicography; Fijian, Hawaiian, other Austronesian languages


These are the courses that I specialized in before I retired:
Introduction to Language
Field Methods
History of the Hawaiian Language (for the Hawaiian and Indo-Pacific Languages and History Department)
Seminar Topics: Borrowing, Polynesian phonology

Selected Publications

1971. (with Rusiate T. Komaitai). Spoken Fijian. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. 257 pp. 2nd ed., 1979.
1972. The languages of Fiji. Oxford: The Clarendon Press. xii, 120 pp.
1977. The diaries and correspondence of David Cargill, 1832-1843. Pacific History Series No. 10. Canberra: Australian National University Press. xvim 256 pp.
1978. Suva: A history and Guide. Sydney: Pacific Publications. 52 pp.
1985. The Fijian language. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. xxxi, 688 pp.
1994. The voices of Eden: A history of Hawaiian language studies. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. ix, 520 pp.
1995. All about Hawaiian. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. vi, 69pp.
1997. Things Hawaiian: A pocket guide to the Hawaiian language. ‘Aiea, HI: Island Heritage.
2005. (with Gary N. Kahaho’omalu Kanada and Kenneth W. Cook) Pocket Hawaiian grammar: A reference grammar in dictionary form. Waipahu, HI: Island Heritage.
2014. Fijian reference grammar.  Honolulu: Pacific Voices; Amazon CreateSpace (A revision of The Fijian language (1985).) xxxvii, 453 pp.
2016. Reading between the lines: A closer look at the first Hawaiian primer (1822). Palapala– He puke pai no ka ʻōlelo me ka moʻolelo Hawaiʻi (A journal for Hawaiian language and literature) …
in press. Hawaiian: Past, present, and future. A text and reference book for high school and university Hawaiian language students. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.

A complete list of publications can be found here.