Korean American Foundation, Hawaii

January 13, 2005
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The Korean American Foundation, Hawaii was created as a spin-off of the
Centennial Committee of Korean Immigration to the United States.  Its mission is to
develop closer ties between the people of Korea and the United States, with a
special focus on Hawaii.

On January 13, 2005, the 102nd anniversary of Korean immigration to Hawaii, the
Foundation held a banquet at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki to honor individuals who
have contributed much to the Korean community in Hawaii.  This year's Light of the
Orient honorees were:  
Agnes Rho Chun, Mayor Harry Kim, Councilwoman
Ann Kobayashi
, The Reverend Tongjin Samuel Lee, Frank Min, Evelyn
Choi Shon
and Duk Hee Lee Murabayashi.
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From left:  Taeyong Kim (KAFH Event Chair), Frank Min's daughter,
Agnes Rho Chun, Mayor Harry Kim, The Reverend Tongjin Samuel Lee,
Councilwoman Ann Kobayashi, Duk Hee Lee Murabayashi, Evelyn Choi
Shon, and Peter Kim (KAFH President)