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Reporter avenges brother’s death in ‘Distorted’

Updated on  August 11, 2017 at 8:56 pm
We have seen many legal thriller K-dramas recently as it’s been a trend in South Korea, and another legal drama, “Falsify,” will debut this week in Hawaii. Read More

K-pop artists, food, culture pack annual Korean Festival

Updated on  August 6, 2017 at 5:13 pm
The 16th annual Korean Festival returns this month at the Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds after starting in 2002 to mark the centennial of Koreans’ immigration to Hawaii. Read More

Koreans escape from island’s horrors in new film

Updated on  July 29, 2017 at 8:13 pm
“Battleship Island” takes place on Japan’s coal-rich Hashima island during World War II, when Korean forced-laborers attempt an escape. Read More

Honolulu, Seoul mark 44 years as sister cities

Updated on  July 22, 2017 at 5:12 pm
This year marks the 44th anniversary of the sister-city relationship between Honolulu and Seoul. Read More

Popular ‘Descendants’ actors to wed in October

The K-marriage of the year will be happening Oct. 31 between veteran actress Song Hye Kyo and actor Song Joong Ki. Read More

More K-dramas available via video-on-demand

Updated on  July 8, 2017 at 7:09 pm
KLIFE, the K-drama video-on-demand channel, has five new dramas you can watch on Spectrum. Read More

Indulge seafood cravings at Seoul fish market

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:49 pm
It’s the summer travel season, and many are asking about what to do and see in Korea. Read More

Duck Butt owners open second location

Cafe Duck Butt just opened their second location, DB Grill, aka Duck Butt Grill, at Kapolei Commons. Read More

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