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 Hawaiʻi 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 master’s 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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