Hawaiian Airlines will mark another milestone Wednesday with its inaugural nonstop flight from Honolulu to Incheon International Airport in South Korea. The airline is offering four flights a week.
The in-flight offerings include recent Korean films with English subtitles, such as "Iris: The Movie." Also screening will be the documentary "Arirang," about the early Korean immigrants in Hawaii.
Coincidentally, Jan. 13, 1903, is when the first Korean immigrants arrived in Honolulu to work on the plantations.
THIS WEEK’S SYNOPSES
"IT’S OKAY, DADDY’S GIRL"
Tonight, 6:45 p.m.: Chae-ryung is the baby of the house, and her father, Ki-hwan, adores her. Ki-hwan also has Ae-ryung, a daughter, and son Ho-ryung. Chae-ryung’s mom wants to set Ae-ryung up with a rich doctor, but Ae-ryung is seeing someone else. Jong-seok, a son of powerful and rich lawyers, likes Chae-ryung, but she doesn’t like him.
Tonight, 7:45 p.m.: Gi-hwan tries to fight Deok-gi to protect Chae-ryung. In the process, Deok-gi falls and bumps his head. Gi-hwan and Chae-ryung get out of the difficult situation with Seon-do and his friend’s help. Enraged, Jong-seok beats up Deok-gi and tries to hit him with his car.
Tomorrow, 7:45 p.m.: Dallae gets kicked off the soap opera due to her mother’s incident. Bok-hee begs the actress to stop Dallae from being kicked out, but to no avail. Yeon-woo drives Dallae home and tells her to try her best. Bok-hee gets Dallae to star in Mack’s music video by putting up money for it, but Mack has other ideas for Dallae.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Dallae gets a mild concussion from the car accident, but Bok-hee can’t forgive Mack and ruins Mack’s live show. Dallae gets suspended from acting for six months, and Mack wants to press assault charges, dropping them only after he humiliates Dallae. Congressman Park’s caught playing golf with an investor during the audit.
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Hyerim goes to the prosecutor’s office to get investigated. Doya asks Hyerim why she’s going to resign as governor when he threatened Park Taesu. Hyerim says she wants to be a politician who can provide for people, not one who only fulfills her own ambition.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Doya gets transferred as a special investigator for the supreme prosecutor’s office and arrests Jo Baeho for violation of political fund law. Doya investigates the fund used to form the Hyukshin Party and asks Hyerim to cooperate with him. Prosecutor Gong is worried about Doya for having to investigate Hyerim.
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Seul finds Ra-im and Ju-won in a compromising position but tells Ju-won he still has a chance with her. The music video crew, Ra-im and Ju-won all come back to Seoul when Oska disappears. Jong-su is dumbfounded by Ra-im’s sudden change in attitude. Ra-im and Ju-won, in each other’s bodies, go to each other’s houses.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Ju-won has Oska arrested for stealing his car and offers to drop the charges if Oska lets Ra-im go, but Oska refuses. Oska tells Ra-im to help him make Seul stay by his side longer. Seul, Oska, Ra-im and Ju-won stay at Seol’s golf resort. Ra-im (as Ju-won) tries to make Oska jealous by flirting with Seul.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.