The purpose of the festival is to share, promote, and raise awareness of Korean culture in the community. Proceeds will fund service projects and ventures that benefit the Korean and larger community in Hawaii, including an annual scholarship fund for outstanding, civic-minded students entering or currently enrolled in college.
When: July 12, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Magic Island
More Information: koreanfestivalhi.com
– Wide variety of popular Korean foods and products
– Free concert by K-Pop boy band M.Pire (7:00 p.m.)
– Traditional Korean dance performances
– Cooking demonstrations
– K-Pop dance groups
– Taekwondo demonstrations (10:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.)
– Festival prize giveaways, including a round-trip ticket to Korea on Asiana Airlines
– Song contest (5:00 p.m.)
– Kimchi-eating contest (2:50 p.m.)
– Cultural exhibits
– Traditional Korean wedding performance (2:10 p.m.)