Joon-goo makes a run for it; Hye-jung gets emotional

The Korean Cinema series starts this Saturday at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Doris Duke Theatre. There are six Korean films this year: “The Himalayas,” “Train to Busan,” “Spirits’ Homecoming,” “Like for Likes,” “Dongju: Portrait of a Poet,” and “The Wailing.”

The Korean Cinema series will continue until Sept. 17. “Train to Busan” is this year’s summer blockbuster with over 11 million tickets sold. It’s rare for a film to hit the 10 million admissions milestone in South Korea. For more information on the Korean Cinema series, visit

‘My Daughter, Sawol’

Episodes 49 and 50

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Owel breaks down seeing Mirang and Woorang. Sawol’s earnest request to Chanbin asking him to forgive Dukyeh meets a cold reply. Manhoo finds the pine tree storage and tries to get rid of it.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Hyesang tries to discredit Owel as a witness, saying she is Sae-hoon’s Owel’s brother. Chanbin visits the construction site at the news of an inspection, when a piece of the ceiling falls on top of him.


Episodes 13 and 14

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Gookil Hospital’s reputation suffers over its hiring practice, Myung-hoon tries to set up the interview with Hye-jung. Ji-hong and Hye-jung start seeing each other.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Ji-hong finds out through Nurse Yoo that Doo-shik spoke to Sung-jong in his death bed. Ji-hong becomes suspicious of Sung-jong, as he had argued with Doo-shik. Meanwhile, Hye-jung gets emotional when Ba-ram protects the children against the hospital’s pressure.


Episodes 15 and 16 (final)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Hye-in and Seung-in head to the bus terminal to find evidence that Hyun-woo’s alive. Production crew finds SG people looking for Hyun-woo. Joon-goo sees a news flash at the hospital and makes a run for it. Ham Tae-sub schemes again to cover up the disinfectant issue.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Hye-in is determined for Wanted’s episode 10, and asks Seung-in to catch Choi Joon-goo. For the first time, Writer Jin moves forth with the Wanted broadcasting without orders from the kidnapper. Meanwhile, Dong-wook receives evidence from Jin-woong.

‘Second To Last Love’

Episode 3 and 4

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Min-joo and Sang-shik can’t come to an agreement over Mi-rae’s plagiarism issue. Their emotional distress against each other hits the roof. But Sang-shik seeks Min-joo’s unexpected side and gets tangled in a sticky situation.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Min-joo and Sang-shik end up drinking together and during conversation, they start to understand each other better. Sang-shik sees Joon-woo aggressively pursuing Min-joo and is bothered by it.


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


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