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In celebration of its 25th anniversary, KBFD made several $5,000 donations to local organizations: Hawaii International Film Festival, Public School of Hawaii Foundation, Korean Festival, Korean Cultural Center Building fund and Red Cross for the Japan relief fund. The station also donated 25 Korean drama DVD sets to the Moon’s Book Club for the Hawaii State Public Library system.

Korean celebrities are also making donations to the United Nations World Food Program to help the victims of the tsunami and earthquake in Japan: Jang Dong Gun donated nearly $200,000, Ryu Siwon nearly $200,000, Lee Byung Hun nearly $700,000 and Bae Yong Joon nearly $1 million.

"Paradise Ranch"
Episodes 5 and 6

Tonight, 6:45 p.m.: Mr. Yang tells Daji he’ll enter Forest in a race. Daji says no, saying Forest can’t even walk yet. But Mr. Yang complains that he footed her trip expenses only to end up with a horse that can’t run. Dong-ju stops by the stable to look at Forest and leaves the stable door open, and Forest runs away.

Tonight, 7:45 p.m.: Yun-ho is surprised to see Daji come home on Dong-ju’s back. Daji says she’s OK, but Yun-ho takes her to the hospital to check out her ankle. Daji tells Yun-ho about her marriage and divorce. Dong-ju does all he can to find Forest.

"Smile, Mom"
Episodes 24 and 25

Tomorrow, 7:45 p.m.: Shin-yong’s family finds out that Mo-roo’s been having an affair with Bomi even before the divorce. This angers Soon-ja enough to defy her husband and bring Shin-yong back home. Mr. Koo asks Dallae to play the leading role after Jang-mi’s accident, but Dallae hesitates.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Yoo-ra’s memory is starting to return, making Bomi very worried. Kang-so tries to stop Min-joo from meeting his sister, but is too late. Both women are devastated to find out about each other. Yeon-woo can’t bear to see his mother in such pain. Dallae agrees to do the soap. Koo Hyun-sae takes her to an extravagant dinner.

Episodes 15 and 16

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Sohn Hyuk and his team attack the president on Incheon Bridge. Jung Woo and NTS members come to save the president. Sohn Hyuk and Jung Woo end up pointing their guns at each other, but Sohn Hyuk jumps off the bridge right when Jung Woo pulls the trigger. Hye In gets arrested by Jae Hee while trying to run away from Athena.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: NTS falls for Andy’s act and lets Andy into their building. Andy is wearing an explosive vest, and Sohn Hyuk asks for Hye In in return. Young Gwan tries to find a way to solve the problem, but Hye In volunteers to leave to save others. Andy gives his explosive vest to Jae Hee, and NTS tries to stop the bomb from exploding.

"New Tales of Gisaeng"
Episodes 7 and 8

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Damo asks Ra-ra to tell everyone she dumped him, and she agrees. Hwa-ran tells Eo-san Ra-ra’s mother is planning to sell Bu Yong Gak and asks him for help. Damo’s grandma and mom, who took a liking to Saran, offer to set up a blind date for Saran.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Hyo-ri tells Eo-san she wants her daughter Ra-ra back. Her performance succeeds in making her father-in-law change his will. Eo-san takes his wife to Bu Yong Gak at Hwa-ran’s request, but he runs into Soon-deok there.


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