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Hyundai Motor America will be the title sponsor for the PGA Tournament of Champions at Kapalua next week, the first PGA event of the year. Formerly known as the SBS Championship in 2010 and Mercedes Championship before that, Hyundai has a three-year sponsorship deal for the event.

Hyundai has been sponsoring high-profile events such as the FIFA World Cup and the Super Bowl. The Hyundai brand has come a long way, along with other top Korean brands such as Samsung, LG and Kia.



"Doctor Champ"
Episodes 13-14

Today, 6:45 p.m.: Judo team members find out Coach Oh’s been working with Ji-heon every night. Ji-heon’s condition improves, but Sang-bong still refuses to see him. Yeon-woo asks Hui-yeong to stop Do-wook from leaving. Yeon-woo tells Do-wook that Hui-young left him because she found out she was the cause of his accident.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Ji-heon surprises Yeon-woo with a kiss, but things get awkward. Yuri comes to see Yeon-woo for her cold, but Yeon-woo finds out Yuri has a tumor in her lung. Yeon-woo recommends she get tested for cancer right away, but Yuri insists she’ll wait.


"Definitely Neighbors"
Episodes 63-64

Tomorrow, 7:45 p.m.: Woo-jin asks Yong-sil to be a little shameless and not to waste any more time. But she tells him she feels too guilty about his ex-wife. Sung-jae tells Gun-hee that his reconciliation with Ji-yong was a lie. Gun-hee confronts Ji-yong and asks her to fight for them. But Ji-yong says it’s better to end it now. Jong-min makes In-soo and Sun-ok happy by calling them "Mom" and "Dad."

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Gun-hee says goodbye to Ji-yong before leaving for Paris. Jong-soon hands over Sung-jae’s salary account to Mee-jin. Ji-yong has to work late, but Sung-jae’s busy, too. So Mee-jin offers to watch Eun-seo, who finds out that Mee-jin is pregnant. Woo-jin proposes to Yong-sil a second time by giving her a certified copy of the real estate register.


"Dae Mul"
Episodes 13-14

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Doya holds Jo Baeho responsible for his father’s death, but Kang Taesan yells at Doya and tells him to bring proof. Hyerim decides to leave the Minwoo party. Taesan tries to convince her to stay. President Baek tells Doya that he’ll help him get his job back if he makes oxtail soup that tastes just like his father’s soup.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: President Baek invites Hyerim to Cheongwadae to congratulate her on getting elected as a governor. Doya serves them his oxtail soup but gets disappointed when President Baek says something is missing in the soup.


"Secret Garden"
Episodes 3-4

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Ra-im is shocked to find out Ju-won’s the president of Loel Department Store. Ju-won shows up at Ra-im’s shoot and tells everyone he’s a huge fan. He then goes on to treat the entire crew to lunch and takes Ra-im up to his office for a private lunch.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Ra-im finds out she won a vacuum cleaner in a drawing and goes to Loel to claim the prize. But when Ju-won sees Ra-im, he insults her for showing up only to claim a prize. Ra-im turns down the prize and goes home, but Ju-won sends it with Ah-young, only to fuel Ra-im’s anger.

Jeff Chung is the general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles in Hawaii. He can be reached at 521-8066 or


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