KFEST, a Korean pop-up event, will be happening April 22 at the Pomaika‘i Ballroom from 11 a.m. Korean food, dancing, ramen-eating contest and special performances are scheduled to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii. Nicki Lee and Stephanie Fujita are putting the event together through Kidz For A Cause, a local nonprofit founded by Lee.
K-pop made history when Seo-hyun for Girl’s Generation, Red Velvet, Baek Ji-young and veteran singers Lee Sun-hee and Cho Yong-pil held a concert in Pyonyang, North Korea, on April 1. Up to 1,500 North Korean fans, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, his wife Ri Sol-ju and sister Kim Yo-jong, who previously attended the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, were all in attendance.
The 21st Hawaii International Film Festival Spring Showcase presented by Halekulani is kicking off on April 6 to April 15 at Regal Dole Cannery. Tickets have been on sale since March 23.