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CCECS announces Korean culture classes

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Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo offers two Korean culture classes beginning in March.

Exploring Korean Culture: Basics of Korean Language will teach students basic greetings, social courtesies, and simple conversation to encourage them to engage in fun, real-life conversations to increase their comfort with and enjoyment of Korean culture and language. Instructor Aaron Martinson holds a masterÔÇÖs degree in education from Capella University, and lived and taught in South Korea for eight years. Classes will be held in College Hall Room 6 on Mondays from 4:30-6:30 p.m., March 6-April 10, with no class on March 27. The cost is $60.

Exploring Korean Culture: K-dramas will explore the culture, language, and history of popular Korean television dramas through lecture, watching the programs, and discussion. Instructor Sohee Lee is a former South Korean national judo player and a longtime Korean drama enthusiast. Classes will be held in College Hall Room 6 on Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30 p.m., March 8 - April 19, with no class on March 29. The cost is $70.

Classes can be taken separately, or for a discount of $105 for both.

For more information and to register, contact CCECS at 932-7830 or visit

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