Stories of Korean Immigrants in Hawai’i

February 19, 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Center for Korean Studies, 1881 East-West Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822 Add to Calendar

The first large group of Korean immigrants arrived in Hawaii on January 13, 1903. The purpose of this symposium is to illuminate significant stories from the history of Korean immigration in Hawai'i through the collections donated to CKS by many generous individuals. By charting the rich history and lessons of Korean immigration, the speakers in this symposium uncover the values and spirit of Korean immigrants in Hawai'i and how the struggle to survive and thrive, then and now, is reinterpreted by each succeeding generation, including acculturation and the role of Korean-Americans in the United States. This symposium will present a panoramic tour of Korean immigrants in Hawai'i with their selected collections of the Center for Korean Studies. Participants: Min-Sun Kim, Sherrie L. T. Seki, Susan Kang, Timothy Y. C. Choy, Duk Hee Lee Murabayashi, Edward Shultz, Michael Bruno, and Tae-Ung Baik.

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Center for Korean Studies, Mānoa Campus

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