Young-joo gets suspicious; Jung-il makes a deal

Hawaii is the Honeymoon destination for Korean celebrities. Actor Joo Sang Wook (“Good Doctor,” “Birth of a Beauty” and “Giant”) along with actress and fashion model Cha Ye Ryun (“My Lovely Girl,” “Dr. Champ,” “Style,” “Star’s Lover” and “Working Mom”) arrived in Hawaii April 26 for a photo shoot. The couple will tie the knot on May 25 in South Korea. They both met while filming “Glamorous Temptation” together in 2015, and announced their romance in March 2016. Singer Bada who got married in March gave Cha the bride’s bouquet. Bada, who was formerly with the girl group S.E.S, married and came to Hawaii for her honeymoon in March. She visited the Garden Isle and shared some photographs on her Instagram. She flew on Hawaiian Airlines and toured Kauai on Blue Hawaiian Helicopter.

Weekly Update

‘Perfect Bride’

Episodes 51 & 52

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Gab-soon finds out about Ki-ja and Bong. This discovery brings the two closer. Joong-nyun finally finds Ddol and they go to Jae-soon’s place together.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Geum-shik finds Jae-soon. Jae-soon rejects Geum-shik’s earnest confession and runs off. On Nae-shim’s birthday, Gong-joo and Geum-shik come with gifts, while other family members have forgotten.


Episodes 6 & 7

Monday, 7:45 p.m.:

Young-joo gets suspicious as Soo-yun searches for international mail information.

She senses that the shipping item is the secret document and follows the delivery truck to get her hands on it first. Dong-joon is put in an awkward position when Il-hwan and Yoo-taek make a deal over Chang-ho’s surgery.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Jung-il makes a deal with the Chief Justice to make a fair judgment, and have Dong-joon leave Tae-Baek in exchange. Il-hwan is pressured, when Yoo-taek says Taebaek will be in danger if the trial doesn’t go as he wishes. Dong-joon asks Chang-ho for forgiveness for giving the wrong judgment and pledges an all-out war against the Chief Justice.

‘Saimdang, Memoir of Colors’

Episodes 25 & 26

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Ji-yoon, Eun-soo and Jung-hee enjoy a relaxing time in Pyung-chang. They are sad that the emotional rift between the two families has grown deeper. One day, a mysterious man gives Ji-yoon a card with the artwork, “Man in Korean Costume” by Rubens. Sang-hyun and Hye-jung seek an evaluation of Saimdang’s diary from the Art Organization.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Saimdang is put under house arrest by the King upon her return from Mt. Keumkang. Yi Gyum tries to save Saimdang. Ji-yoon plans to retrieve the genuine “Keumkangsando” painting.

‘Band of Sisters’

Episodes 3 & 4

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Ki-chan finds a suspicious person in his greenhouse. He approaches with shovel in hand, and is shocked to find who it is. Sang-mi is displeased with her future daughter-in-law and blows up at seeing the list of gifts.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Ha-ri and Ki-chan get into a car accident. Ha-ri’s white wedding dress is drenched in blood. Deul-re trembles as she faces her stalker on a ledge.


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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