Category Archive: Hallyu in Hawaii

Wanna learn Korean? Summer Session in Hawaii starts June 8th.


The Hawaii Korean Cultural School is starting up their Summer Semester, beginning June 8!

All those who’d like to learn Korean (aka not have to read subtitles when they watch their dramas), raise your hand. The semester will last 6 weeks, each Saturday.


Video: Kim Ji Hun’s arrival into Hawaii


Video of Kim Ji Hun’s arrival into HNL airport Hawaii

Kim Ji Hun given the big Aloha by fans at Honolulu Airport


After a four hour plane delay in Las Vegas, Wish Upon a Star Korean-drama star, Kim Ji Hun finally arrived into Honolulu Airport and was greeted by fans, with leis and gifts.

Hallyu star Kim Ji Hun makes a special appearance for Hawaii drama fans


If you’re a fan of K-drama actor, Kim Jihoon, then here’s your chance to meet him and take pictures with him in person!

Daniel Henney makes special appearance at Honolulu International Film Festival with film, ‘Shanghai Calling’


What are some reasons why Korean drama fans should check out the Honolulu International Film Festival?…

These days, it seems that HIFF is bringing in more Korean films to satiate Hawaii’s love for Asian films and to feed the growing enthusiasm towards Korean films.

Hanguk Friends Drama Club meeting #2


Anyeong! The Hanguk Friends Drama club just continues to impress me. It keeps your appetite wet for being inspired to grow your passion towards things Korean and my mom loves it. What we… Continue reading

Gorilla in the Cafe in Waikiki: Not as grand as it could be


When the news hit the Hawaii press that Bae Yong Joon‘s Gorilla in the Cafe was opening in Waikiki, it had K-drama fans excited. What would the cafe look like, what would happen at the opening… Continue reading

Seo Ji-Seok appears at Hawaii’s Korean Festival 2012 (Part 2)


Cont. from: Hawaii’s Korean Festival 2012 was hot, yet so cool (Part 1) . What is a Hawaii Korean Festival without a little drama fever? Hawaii is finally starting hook into Korean culture… Continue reading

Seo Ji-Seok and Hawaii’s Korean Festival 2012 was hot, yet so cool. (Part 1)


Hawaii’s 11th Annual Korean Festival was hot yet so coooool.

Aside from the Hawaiian heat making its way into summer, there were a lot of really good performances and events on the festival grounds.

I know all you Seo Ji-Seok fans wanna know if the man arrived.

Keeaumoku Supermarket: Korea grocery store and a few more surprises from the Motherland


Keeaumoku Supermarket on 835 Keeaumoku is tucked away in a small mall plaza next to Red House Honolulu so it may not be apparent to the passing drivers. It’s noteworthy to mention because the market is probably as big as the Palama Market store near Don Quixote.

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