One of the largest entertainment companies in South Korea, SM Entertainment Group, had it’s internal SMTown Workshop in Hawaii the last four days of August. SM artists including musicians and drama celebrities are here for the corporate retreat.
Musicians such as BoA, Girls Generation, EXO, Super Junior and Red Velvet are just a few of the idol groups that visited.
Those who wanted a glimpse of the stars were hanging out at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel and Sheraton Waikiki where the SM artists stayed and held their workshop.
Unfortunately for the many fans, SM Entertainment didn’t have a concert or a fan meeting and all events were closed to public.
‘My Daughter, Sawol’
Episodes 51 (final)
Today, 6:30 p.m.: Police take Manhoo from the hospital when he was waiting for Dukyeh and Chan-bin’s surgery. Sawol is reminded of her painful days at seeing Dukyeh in pain. Shiro and Sae-hoon appear as witnesses in Hyesang’s trial.
Episodes 15 & 16
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Seo-woo feels awkward with Young-gook, and is afraid of losing him as a friend. Conflict arises between Hye-jung and Ji-hong over an emergency surgery case.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Hye-jung reviews Mal-soon’s medical record and discovers Chi-hyun has reviewed the record as well. She tries to get the anesthesia record from Chi-hyun. Kang-soo suffers from frequent headaches and seeks a CT technician.
‘My Fantastic Funeral’
Special Two-part Series
Friday, 7:45 p.m. (Part 1)
Saturday, 7:45 p.m. (Part 2 OF 2): A woman finds love as she prepares for her death.
‘Second To Last Love’
Episode 5 & 6
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Joon-woo gets a call from the police and rushes over with a heavy heart. Sang-shik becomes aware of his feelings for Min-joo. He also finds out Joon-woo’s feelings for Min-joo are sincere.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Sang-shik is confused at himself for following Min-joo’s words. Min-joo gathers courage at Joon-woo’s comforting words. Ji-sun senses something going on between the two and becomes wary.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.