Ho-min Sohn is professor of Korean language and linguistics and director of the Korean Language Flagship Center at University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Haruko Minegishi Cook is professor of Japanese language and linguistics at the University of Hawai’i. William O’Grady is well known for his work on syntactic theory, on Korean, and on first language acquisition and second language learning. Leon Angelo Serafim has published extensively on Ryukyuan and Okinawan morphological and syntactic history. He was inaugural director of the Center for Okinawan Studies at University of Hawai’i. Sang Yee Cheon is assistant professor of Korean language and linguistics and undergraduate coordinator of the Korean Flagship Center at University of Hawai’i at Manoa.