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“TEN TEN” 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert

August 24th, 2015

 Save the date and join us for the celebration!POSTER-FLYER_FINAL w logos
October 10, 2015, 7pm
Hawaii Theatre
1130 Bethel Street, Honolulu
Tickets: $20-$60, 808-528-0506
Post-concert Reception with the Artists Reservations ($35)

Any questions, please contact:

SPECIAL packages available with Tax-deductible donations to Taiko Arts Center.

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2015 Nisei Week Parade Marshall

August 13th, 2015

Kenny Endo – 2015 Nisei Week Parade Marshall!!!
Sunday August 16 5:30 pm
Nisei Week Grand Parade, Little Tokyo
If you are planning to visit Little Tokyo, visit Miles Endo’s public work of art dedicated to pioneer and social activist Sei Fujii. Former publisher of the Kashu Mainichi who was instrumental in overturning the Asian Land Law.
Location:  2nd Street entrance to Japanese Village Plaza in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

Special Workshop with Masato Baba

August 3rd, 2015

“Develop a fun Midare Taiko Solo”
Aug 10 (Monday) 5-7pm $35

“Movement for Taiko Drumming”
Aug 11 (Tuesday) 7-9pm $35

Click here for more workshops information; or

CLICK HERE For registration and online payment


Summer Session II (4 weeks) is starting on Aug 4, 2015. Please email for registration! or click here for more information.


July 30th, 2015

logo-joy-of-sakeThe JOY of SAKE
Kenny Endo & Taiko Center of the Pacific perform
Pre-Door Opening – Come EARLY & Enjoy the Drumming!
Hawaii Convention Center
With a record 391 ultra premium sakes to taste + 21 top restaurants,
an expanded “Izakaya Alley”, Japan’s Miss Sake, namazake bar, crafters, music, Taiko Center of the Pacific and more!
The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Halekulani, Chef Chai, The Pig & The Lady, Morimoto Waikiki, Cakeworks, Highway Inn, Doraku, MW Restaurant, Chez Kenzo, and MORE!
Tickets: $95; $105 at the door

Folk & Traditional Arts Master-Apprenticeship

July 15th, 2015

Heartfelt MAHALO to the Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (HSFCA) for its support of Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific Performing Ensemble’s “Traditional Festival Music of Old Tokyo” project in 2016-2017. With this grant, “the HFSCA acknowledges Endo’s contribution in perpetuating a tradition that is an important part of Hawaii’s cultural heritage.”
The “Traditional Festival Music of Old Tokyo” program is supported by the Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, celebrating its 50th anniversary, through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawai’i and by the National Endowment for the Arts.”

Summer Taiko Intensives July 20-24!!!

June 25th, 2015

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with Kenny Endo and Shoji Kameda

Don’t miss the opportunity for the short-term taiko intensives!
Click here to Summer Taiko Intensive page for more details

Also available for youth (age 5-10) and family (age 3-5 with parent/familiar adult)

Click here to Taiko FUNdamentals for more details

CLICK HERE For Online Registration

Kakaako Agoura Indoor Park – Fri June 19 6 pm

June 17th, 2015

Join Taiko Center of the Pacific at the Kakaako Agoura Indoor Park
441 Cooke Street, x from Fisher Hawaii Office Supplies.
Agoura is on the Diamond Head side of Fisher.
FREE performance by Taiko Center of the Pacific youth and adult performing ensembles!

North American Taiko Conference – LAS VEGAS

June 11th, 2015

See you all SOON at NATC in Vegas!!!

June 11-14!!!

TCP Summer Taiko Intensives July 20-24 (Honolulu)

May 19th, 2015

Join Us this Summer for a 5-day taiko intensive with Kenny Endo and guest instructor
Shoji Kameda from On Ensemble and KaDon!
“Chudaiko Basics”
“Lion Chant”
“Soloing and Improvisation”

Also, two special workshops with Masato Baba of TaikoProject and On Ensemble in August!

Information on short-term low cost housing and shuttle service available upon
Registration: OR 808-737-7236
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Taiko Center of the Pacific Fellowship 2015-2016

February 12th, 2015
A great opportunity to study with Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific
a one-year scholarship to study traditional and contemporary taiko in Honolulu!

Application deadline:  May 2

Download Application Form

Link to Fellowship Homepage