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How to Contact Us


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The Center for Korean Studies is located on the University of Hawai'i Manoa campus at 1881 East-West Road, near the Maile Way intersection and adjacent to the East-West Center's Abraham Lincoln Hall. Our hours of operation are 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Our mailing address is:

Center for Korean Studies
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
1881 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 USA

Telephone: 808.956.7041

Facsimile: 808.956.2213

We welcome your inquiries regarding the Center and its programs.

Questions regarding the Center's mission, policies, programs, external relations, and gifts should be addressed to the director of the Center, Prof. Tae-Ung Baik. E-mail Telephone 808.956.7041.

Inquiries regarding administrative support, daily operations, and use of the Center's building may be sent to Merclyn Labuguen. E-mail Telephone 808.956.7041.

Matters related to academic support, including processing of visiting-scholar applications and student scholarships, should be directed to Kortne Oshiro-Chin. E-mail: Telephone 808.956.2212.

Questions about the Center's journal and book-publishing programs should be addressed to the chairman of the Center Publications Committee, Prof. Christopher J. Bae. E-mail Telephone 808.956.7353.

Inquiries regarding the Center's library and manuscripts collections may be sent to

Problems regarding the Center's Web pages, news blog, and e-mail subscription list should be addressed to Items of information related to Korean studies intended for distribution through the Center's Web site may be submitted to the same address.