Song Joo schemes;Yi Yoo is ecstatic

Today, KBFD celebrates 33 years of broadcasting in Hawaii.

Weekly Update

‘The Fiery Priest’

Episodes 13 and 14; 15 and 16 (Sun.)

Today, 6:45 p.m.: Father Hae Il and Detective Koo confront the Maegakyo. The children at the welfare center begin to get sick after being served food from the welfare center’s new food company. Dae Young reluctantly mentions that the CEO of the food company is the nephew of the Maegakyo’s leader.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Superintendent Nam demotes Kyeong Seon from her position and sends her back to her hometown, in hopes that she will turn a blind eye from the corruption. Father Hae Il finds a key witness to take down the contaminated food company. Dae Young comes to realize how much power Mr. Hwang has on the police department.


Episodes 13 and 14 (Mon.); 15 and 16 (Tues.)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Lee Geum, Yeo Ji, and Moon Soo try to pressure the Patriarchs using the Patriarchs’ history of corruptions. But as always, the Patriarchs stir things up and the public opinion begin to dissipate. Using her own scheme, Yeo Ji corners the Patriarchs, but this puts Yeo Ji and Lee Geum in danger.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Kim Chang Joong and Lee Yi Gyeom try to enthrone Lee Geum as crown prince. Min Jin Heon and the Disciples see Lee Geum as a traitor. Yeo Ji regains consciousness and tries to run away from Jin Heon’s guard, but fails, putting her in a life or death situation.

‘Big Issue’

Episodes 1 and 2 (Wed.); 3 and 4 (Thur.)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Han Seok Joo used to be a photographer for the top newspaper company in Korea. Due to one photograph, he loses his family and his job. Ji Soo Hyun is the notorious chief editor of a paparazzi group, the Sunday Syndicate. She hires Seok Joo to become a paparazzi photographer.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: A mysterious man comes to visit Soo Hyun at her office. Actress Oh Chae Rin’s press conference regarding her scandalous photos with her doctor begins. The missing Dr. Kim Hyung Seo is found. Seok Joo pays Soo Hyun a visit, with the photo she has been looking tirelessly for.

‘Healing Love’

Episodes 41 and 42 (Fri.); Episodes 43 and 44 (Sat.)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Chi Woo tells Bu Han that she’ll find his real parents. Madam Jeong comes to take away his granddaughter. Song Joo schemes yet again. Mi Hyang and Wan Seung spend the night. Jae Hak can’t help, but call out Chi Yoo’s name.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Chi Woo wonders if she’s the real granddaughter with her DNA not being a match to the one filed at the police station. Everyone questions who the one in the columbarium is. Yi Yoo is ecstatic after finally finding her half-sister. Yi Bok can’t contain her happiness with her new found in-law.


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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