The Center for Korean Studies will host a panel discussion titled “Growing Up in Hawai’i: Korean Americans Forging an Identity” on Friday, January 18, 2013, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Center’s auditorium.
The program was organized especially for youths of Korean heritage and their friends, but it is open to all. Admission is free. The program is part of the Center’s marking of the 110th anniversary of the beginning of Korean immigration to Hawai’i.
The discussion panel will consist of:
- John Lie, C.K. Cho Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley
- Sharon Har, a member of the Hawai’i State House of Representatives from the Kapolei-Makakilo area (District 42)
- Yoon-Jee Kim, an attorney in the New York law firm Hahn & Hessen LLP
- Chris McKinney, a teacher and author of The Tattoo, Mililani Mauka, Boi No Good and other novels.
For further information about the program, including information regarding parking and access for the handicapped, telephone the Center for Korean Studies at (808) 956‑7041.