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Hyundai’s new SUV named after Hawaii island locale

Hyundai continues to name its cars after travel destinations, unveiling its newest compact SUV named Kona last week. Read More

New K-pop stars rise in place of defunct groups

Updated on  June 3, 2017 at 11:52 pm
There is already a new generation of K-pop female groups eager to fill the void left by others. Read More

‘Gangnam’ star releases eighth album

Updated on  May 27, 2017 at 6:43 pm
South Korea’s most famous singer, PSY, released his eighth album two weeks ago. Read More

Hawaii food festival inspires Korean event

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 8:07 pm
The Jeju Food & Wine Festival in Korea is inspired by and modeled after the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival. Read More

TV show uses K-dramas to teach common phrases

Updated on  May 13, 2017 at 8:42 pm
Fueled by K-drama and K-pop, kamaaina are exploring other aspects of Korean culture. Read More

Hawaii draws celebrity couples for romance

Updated on  May 6, 2017 at 8:46 pm
Hawaii is a romantic destination for Korean celebrities. Read More

‘Saimdang’ depicts real-life Renaissance woman

Updated on  April 29, 2017 at 7:23 pm
Shin Saimdang, subject of the drama “Saimdang, Memoir of Colors,” was a real person in Korean history. Read More

Jeon arrested on wedding day in ‘Perfect Bride’

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:52 pm
On the day of Jeon and Jae-soon’s wedding, Jeon is taken away in handcuffs. Read More

‘Lost’ alumna Kim stars in ‘House of the Disappeared’

Updated on  April 16, 2017 at 2:58 pm
Actress Yun-jin Kim, a resident of Hawaii when she was on the TV series “Lost,” is back on the big screen with her release “House of the Disappeared.” Read More

Lotte golf championship returns to Hawaii

Updated on  April 1, 2017 at 7:20 pm
The Lotte Championship presented by Hershey will be back in Hawaii from April 9 to 15. Read More

‘The Prison’ will capture attention at HIFF’s Spring Showcase

Updated on  March 26, 2017 at 5:11 pm
The must-see South Korean film at the Hawaii International Film Festival’s Spring Showcase is the opening-night film, “The Prison.” Read More

KBFD overcomes odds to celebrate 31st year

Updated on  March 19, 2017 at 5:26 pm
KBFD celebrates its 31st anniversary after getting started in 1976 by leasing 30 minutes every Saturday morning on KIKU, which became KHNL in 1984. Read More

‘The Prison’ opens HIFF Spring Showcase

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 8:18 pm
HIFF continues to be a conduit for South Korean documentaries, animation, short films and independent films that normally do not get theatrical distribution. Read More

Thriller ‘Fabricated City’ playing at Pearlridge

Updated on  February 26, 2017 at 6:08 pm
The latest Korean blockbuster, “Fabricated City,” was released last week at Consolidated Theatres Pearlridge 16. Read More

Hyun Bin stars in cross-border action thriller

Updated on  February 19, 2017 at 3:49 pm
K-drama star Hyun Bin is in a new action-packed film, “Confidential Assignment,” released this weekend in Hawaii. Read More

Popular drama ‘Saimdang’ starts broadcast in Hawaii

Updated on  February 12, 2017 at 12:16 am
The highly anticipated new Korean drama “Saimdang, Memoir of Colors” starts this week. Read More