2019 Events

Multi-cultural Festival

held at Hawaii's Plantation Village on 9/21/19


A Multicultural Photo Exhibit

held at the 17th Korean Festival on 8/10/19 at Victoria Ward Park.


Korean American Day

January 13, 2019 | Waikiki Resort Hotel

Celebration of the 116th Anniversary of Korean Immigration to the United States / Hawaii

January 13th, designated by Congress


President’s Remarks - Aloha!   Annyeong hashim nika!

Lt. Gov. Green, Council Member Kobayashi, Consul General Kang, retired Chief Justice Moon, former Mayor Hannemann, former Korean Interior Minister Ahn, and all of you, our distinguished guests, Happy New Year! Saehae bok mani badeu seyo! 

2019 is a special year.  It is the 116th anniversary of Korean Immigration to the United States.   It is also the start of the 116th Congress of the United States.

2019 is the 100th anniversary of the March 1st Movement, also known as the Samil Independence Movement. This was a series of mass demonstrations demanding Korean independence from Japan that helped to strengthen Korean national unity.

In keeping with the Foundation’s mission to promote Korean culture, heritage, and history, and as part of the 116th immigration anniversary …..

Midweek PhotoGallery - Click here to see the full gallery - LAWRENCE TABUDLO PHOTOS

Midweek PhotoGallery - Click here to see the full gallery
- LAWRENCE TABUDLO PHOTOS


116th Korean Immigration Anniversary Memorial Puuiki Cemetery

Saturday, January 12, 2019, 11:00am | Waialua, Hawaii

  • Welcome Remarks by Daniel Pyun, President, KAFH

  • Historic Overview by Duk Hee Murabayashi

  • Presentation of Leis on Tombstones by All Attendees


Pre-Event Coverage