Korean Festival at Ala Moana is surely worth the trip

The 14th annual Korean Festival is coming July 11 at Magic Island, Ala Moana Park. This festival is one of the largest Korean community festivals in the year and draws a large local crowd. Music, food and cultural presentations, this is the one day you can soak in all that is Korean. The festival is free of admission and will start from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, please visit www.koreanfestivalhi.com.

‘Here Comes Jang Bori’

Episodes 23 & 24

Today, 6:30 p.m.: In-hwa and Soo-bong are suspicious of Min-jung’s relationship with Ms. Do, but Min-jung insists she’s an orphan and that Ms. Do has been blackmailing her for money. Hwa-yeon tries to set up blind dates for Jae-hwa to get him out of her life.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Min-jung asks Bo-ri about Bee-dan, and she’s shocked when Bo-ri tells her Bee-dan is her daughter born out of wedlock. Min-jung wonders if Bee-dan could be her daughter. Oak-soo tells Ms. Do to help Bo-ri find her birth parents.

‘The Privileged’

Episodes 1 & 2

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Yoon-ha (Yoo Yi) is the youngest daughter of a CEO of a conglomerate, but she hides the fact and works part-time at a department store. There she finds happiness in her new friend Ji-yi (Yim Ji-yeon) who also works as a part-timer. Yoon-ha is set up with Chang-soo (Park Hyung-shik) but tries her best to get rejected.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m : Yoon-ha encourages Ji-yi to work up the courage to take a sandwich to Joon-ki (Sung Joon) and runs into Chang-soo. Joon-ki is dying to find out who Yoon-ha really is. Ji-yi and Yoon-ha get into a fight with a customer and get sued.

‘The Mask’

Episodes 5 & 6

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Ok-soon wakes up in the hospital, and tells her family she saw Ji-sook. But Dae-sung and Ji-hyuk think she was hallucinating and do not believe her. Ji-hyuk starts to get suspicious when he finds out the person who found Ok-soon and brought her to the hospital also paid the bills and left without even leaving a name.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Mi-yeon puts Ji-sook in an awkward spot by asking her who Ji-hyuk is in front of the whole family. Min-woo also can’t stop thinking about Ji-hyuk. He goes to see Ji-sook at the gallery and finds her cleaning the bathroom.

‘Divorce Lawyer in Love’

Episode 15 & 16

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Cheok-hee starts fresh at her new law firm, but somehow ends up taking Hye-rin’s, who told on her to BF, divorce case. On the other hand, Hye-rin’s husband consults Jung-woo about dropping the divorce suit. Han Mi-ri announces her marriage to Jo Yoo-sang and her adoption plans.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Cheok-hee learns the secret between Han Mi-ri and Jo Yoo-sang and gets closer to the truth behind the death of Ma Dong-gu. In-jae is faced with a lawsuit from DK Group and confiscates everything from Min-kyu. Soo-ah talks to Cheok-hee about the fire incident in the subway.

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Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. This column offers synopses of the dramas playing throughout Hawaii. Chung can be reached at 521-8066 or jeffchung@kbfd.com.

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