According to the 0.137 release notes there is now support for the VARCHAR(n) data type. When I attempt to view a schema with this data type the VARCHAR(n) fields do not appear. Here are the steps I took to re-create this problem.
$ hive --version
Subversion git://0b4842e27402/ws/output/hive/hive-1.0.0 -r 3bfb9712a6abf61b5bf0099e45b9a116df0e1d69
Compiled by root on Wed Aug 12 14:58:18 UTC 2015
From source with checksum 7d322f95990d4d850634912b56c27996