We in the Zone debuts with Hawaii member Eson

By Nadine Kam I Hawaii is blessed with artistic and musical talent. Per capita, we have more people who make a living from the arts than in most states. I recently researched this for another article I was writing about …

Happy 11th anniversary SHINee!

By Nadine Kam I The 11th anniversary of SHINee should be a joyous time, but being new to the K-pop and Shawol community, the two anniversaries since I came on board last year have been bittersweet occasions. Last year, it …

Dance diary: BTS ‘Idol’

By Nadine Kam I We spent an hour learning BTS’s “Idol” during our beginner K-pop dance class at Star Fitness Hawaii on Feb. 9, 2019. It is the most high-energy dance we’d done so far, and after dancing it at …

BTS x Halsey a dream come true

We are hours away from the release of BTS’s new release, “Map of the Soul: Persona,” and I’m extra excited that it will contain collaborations with Halsey and Ed Sheeran. While Sheeran is better known, I’m really looking forward to …

Love’s outlaws Hyuna and E’Dawn find haven with PSY

By Nadine Kam I Even if you’re not into Kpop chances are you may have heard about the saga of Hyuna and Kim Hyo-jong (introduced by his stage name E’Dawn at the time). Their story made headlines around the world, …

First member of Big Hit’s new group TXT revealed

By Nadine Kam I In my previous post, I mentioned the excitement over Big Hit Entertainment’s plans to launch a new boy band, building on the success of BTS. While I expected a spring music launch, it looks like the …

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