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January 1st, 2015



Happy New Year!  Best Wishes for a great 2015!



December 1st, 2014

Hard to believe that its the last month of the year already!  Really looking forward to our 21st Annual Bonenkai on December 20th to celebrate with students, friends, family, and fellow taiko practitioners.

Please join us:

Sunday December 7   5 pm  Pearl Harbor Commemorative Parade in Waikiki

Friday, December 12  6-8 pm  YOSAKOI Workshop with Hideko Mukae from NAGASAKI!

Yosakoi ws flyer 2014-12-14

Sunday December 14  9 am at Diamond Head Lookout – Honolulu Marathon!

Saturday December 20   5-8 pm at WMS Cafeteria – 21st Annual TCP Bonenkai!

Bonenkai 2014 flyer

Thursday January 1, 2015  7:09 am SUNRISE at

Makapuu Lighthouse, Kaiwi Park

Thursday January 1, 2015  7:45 am at DFS, Waikiki

Thursday January 1, 2015  9:30 am at Royal Hawaiian Center


November 14th, 2014

Storyteller Brenda Wong Aoki and composer Mark Izu weave ancient and contemporary stories of the lands and the seas that connect people across the Pacific! Accompanied by Kenny Endo.

Saturday, November 15, 2014   7 pm                  
Honolulu Museum of Arts
$15 • $12 • VIP seating: $20


November 3rd, 2014

TARANG with Kenny Endo goes to Puerto Rico!!!

Puerto Rico Music & Percussion Festival!!!

November 6, 2014

Taiko Center of the Pacific Fall session II begins October 26

October 27th, 2014

Kakaako Agora ParkStarAd Sue Cowing

JOIN Taiko Center of the Pacific as we prepare for our end-of-the-year BASH!

TCP BONENKAI will be Saturday, December 20th from 5:00-8:30 pm

Family, friends, all current and past TCP students WELCOME!

Fall Session II – October 26-December 18*

Classes for all ages and all skill levels (age 2 on up)!

Taiko Tots (2-3 year olds)

Taiko Tots (3-4 year olds)

Family Taiko

Youth and Adult Beginning I, Beginning II, and Intermediate,

Nice & Easy Beginning Taiko, Youth & Adult Performing Ensembles

Registration:  808-737-7236  or email:


Family Taiko Bonenkai 2013

Family Taiko Performance at Bonenkai 2013

*NO TCP classes on Tuesday November 11, Thursday November 27, and Sunday November 30

TARANG coming to Hawaii

October 20th, 2014

TARANG in Hawaii:

10.22  1 pm  Tarang at the Hawaii State Public Library, Honolulu


10.23  7 pm  Classical Indian Music, Kahena Beach, Big Island

Tickets: $22 advance/ $27 day of event
(808)965 1053

Tarang Big Island Flyer 2014

10.24  7 pm  Tarang at the Honokaa People’s Theatre, Honokaa, Big Island

Tickets at the door only: $15 general; $10 youth to age 17

10.25  3 pm  Tarang at the Doris Duke “Shangrila,” Honolulu, HI

10.26  7 pm  Tarang at the Still & Moving Center, Honolulu, HI

1024 Queen Street, Honolulu
Donation based
Reservations REQUIRED.

TCP classes for Sunday October 19 CANCELLED

October 16th, 2014

Due to impending Tropical Storm/Hurricane Ana, all TCP classes
scheduled for Sunday, October 19 are cancelled.

Click this link for make up classes schedule

Please email if you have any questions about make up classes arrangement.
Please stay SAFE!!!

Philadelphia, Princeton, Cambridge, Houston, Honokaa, Honolulu

October 2nd, 2014

If you are near any of the above-mentioned cities, Kenny will soon be performing there.

October 8-12  PHILADELPHIA
National Asian American Theater Conference & Festival
Performing in Dan Kwong’s “What?! No Ping Pong Balls?”
Tickets available here

October 14     PRINCETON
performing in concert with Kaoru Watanabe DUO with SO Percussion
Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University
Information available at this link

October 16     CAMBRIDGE
lecture/demonstration with Miles Endo

October 18     HOUSTON
performing with TARANG from Kolkata India, and John Santos
Cullen Theatre, Wortham Center
click here for concert and tickets information

October 24     HONOKAA, Big Island
performing with TARANG
Honokaa People’s Theatre, Honokaa

Tarang Big Island Flyer 2014

October 25     HONOLULU – performing with TARANG at Doris Duke’s Shangrila, Honolulu

October 26     HONOLULU – performing with TARANG at Still & Moving Center, Honolulu

Check Calendar for details:


Taiko Center of the Pacific classes resume Sept 7!

September 6th, 2014

Join Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific this Fall!

Learn Taiko – a complete art form for the mind, body, and spirit!

Fall Session I – September 7 – October 23

Fall Session II – October 26 – December 18


SEATTLE! WAA Showcases

September 1st, 2014

WAA Conference KE showcase

2014 Western Arts Alliance Annual Conference Showcase

Wednesday September 3 – JOIN US!

8:50 pm Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley
2033 6th Avenue
Reservations: 206-441-9729

10 pm Hard Rock Cafe
16 Pike Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Avenues)
Tickets for WAA independant Showcase at Hard Rock Cafe

Kenny Endo with Abe Lagrimas (vies/drums/ukulele) and Masaru Koga (flute/shakuhachi)

Both venues are a short walking distance or taxi ride from Seattle Hilton.

Click here for detail showcase listing of 2014 WAA Conference