Hyundai Motor Group unveiled its newest compact SUV named Kona this past Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea. Kona, named after the district on the Big Island, is stylish and made for the urban active lifestyle and hints at the new generation of design. Sales will start in South Korea this summer followed by North America and Europe. An electric version will also be released next year.
Hyundai Motor Group continues to name their cars for travel destinations such as Santa Fe, Veracruz and Tucson. Hyundai has also been the main sponsor for the PGA Tournament of Champions at Kapalua from 2011 to 2016.
Hyundai Motor Group press release:
The Kona is named after the coastal region on the Big Island of Hawaii, USA. The Kona region is famous among thrill-seeking travelers and the island’s energetic image is reflected in the innovative, practical and highly functional design of Hyundai Motor’s new lifestyle-focused SUV
“With the Kona, we have created a stylish and highly functional compact SUV, perfectly suited to the needs of customers who pursue challenging, action-filled lifestyles,” said Euisun Chung, vice chairman of Hyundai Motor Company. “We aim to set new standards for the compact SUV segment, with appealing design, cutting- edge connectivity and class leading safety features.”
Episodes 2 & 3
Today, 6:30 p.m.: Cheongja and Jango’s families bask in happy events. Cheongja’s family is to inherit billions of dollars. Jango passes the bar and opens his law practice. Meanwhile, Mipoong faces seemingly insurmountable hardship, making her fear the future.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: Cheongja takes care of Deokcheon like her own father-in-law. Mipoong undergoes everything to assimilate to her new life. But still, reality is rather harsh to overcome. She’s forced to seek an attorney.
‘My Sassy Girl’
Episodes 1 & 2 (Mon)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Kyun-woo returns from three years of studying in Qing China. He is on his way back from a welcome home get-together when he finds a young lady drunk on street. He takes her to an inn. A complication arises from this event, as Kyun-woo’s life is forever changed.
Episodes 3 & 4 (Tues)
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Kyun-woo searches for her with a face sketch, to no avail. He runs into Da-yun and they have tea together. There, she appears before him, accusing him of being a pervert, asking to return her jade ring. He is caught off-guard at her audacity, but to top it off, he finds out she’s a princess.
‘Love In Trouble’
Episodes 17 & 18
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: After Ji-wook and Bong-hee kiss, he says he’ll wait for her whenever she’s ready to come to him. Hyun-soo and Chan-ho fight on a bridge.
Episodes 19 & 20
Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Bong-hee tries hard to push Ji-wook away, but cannot hide her laughter. Meanwhile, Eun-hyuk takes charge of the couple murder case, and prepares the number secretively…
‘Band of Sisters’
Episodes 15 & 16
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: A grapevine mill churns away with the rumor that the chairman’s son has started as an intern. Dal-hee gets the list of new interns with a motive. Hong-shi tags alone with Deul-re and they visit Ruby Cosmetics. Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Eun-hyang sets out to take revenge on her ex-husband. With help from Chairman Geum, Eun-hyang approaches Tae-soo with ease. She throws him bait that he can’t refuse.
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 email@example.com.