March 19, 2019 –
Tuesday’s program will be "Pineapples and Kimchee: a program of Korean folk tales and personal stories about the Korean experience in Hawai’i." It is a join presentation with the Shepherd University Common Reading Program.
Japanese-Korean storyteller Alton Takiyama-Chung grew up with the superstitions and the magic of the Hawaiian Islands. He tells stories of Hawaii, of WWII Japanese-Americans, and Asian folktales and has performed at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, the National Storytelling Festival, and at international storytelling festivals in the Cayman Islands, Singapore, Vietnam, and Thailand.