Its going to be an AWESOME SUMMER in Hawaii!

Taiko Center of the Pacific’s 16th Annual Summer Taiko Intensives
July 30-August 3  – FIVE DAYS of TAIKO in HAWAII with a stellar cast of instructors!

 

FOUR partial youth scholarships for the Sho’on Shibata “Double Beta-Uchi” STI class are available through the generous support of the Dr. Ric Fund for Education, Arts, and Culture of the Hawai’i Community Foundation.  Applications are due June 2nd. Awardees will be notified by July 2nd. To apply, please fill out the application and email it to taikoarts@gmail.com.

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Summer Taiko Intensive 2018 Youth Scholarship!

Taiko Center of the Pacific is excited to be able to offer FOUR Youth Scholarships for Sho’on Shibata’s Double Beta-Uchi course at this year’s Summer Taiko Intensive. These scholarship were made possible thanks to the generous support of the Dr. Ric Fund for Education, Arts and Culture of the Hawai’i Community Foundation!

Applications are due June 2nd. Awardees will be notified by July 2nd. To apply, please fill out the application and email it to taikoarts@gmail.com.

HAPPY NEW YEAR of the DOG!

Best Wishes for a Happy, Healthy, PEACEFUL, and Prosperous new year!

Taiko Center of the Pacific classes resume SUNDAY, January 7th!  Taiko Tots; Family Taiko; Youth, Teen, and Adult classes; “Nice & Easy,” “Taiko for the DEAF and Hard of Hearing,” Performing Ensembles, Japanese Festival Music and more!  TCP’s Annual SUMMER TAIKO INTENSIVES (STI) will be July 30-August 2 with some AWESOME Instructors!  Hana Hachijo, Taiko to da Max, Tsugaru Shamisen, Katsugi, Shimedaiko, Japanese Festival Music and MORE.  SAVE the DATE!!!!   July 30-August 2, 2018

ALSO, Taiko Center of the Pacific Fellowship Applications are NOW being accepted for the 2018-2019 year.  A great opportunity to study with Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific.  Applications are due May 2, 2018.  Visit:   https://taikoarts.com/fellowship/

Coming up in February:  performances with taiko & Tsugaru shamisen, taiko and shakuhachi, taiko and JAZZ, and more. Check our calendar for upcoming public performances!

First Moonrise of the New Year, at Makapu’u Lighthouse, at Ka’iwi State Scenic Shoreline Park

and…First Sunrise of the New Year, 7:09 am at Makapu’u Lighthouse, at Ka’iwi State Scenic Shoreline ParkAn awesome way to start off the New Year!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Wishing ALL a wonderful year-end with family and friends!  Thank you for a great year!  BEST to ALL for a happy, healthy, peaceful, creative, new year!    Celebrate New Year’s with us: January 1 at 7:09 am: Youth Group performance at Makapuu Lighthouse, Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline, gates open at 5:30 am

http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/announcements/ring-in-the-new-year-with-a-first-day-hike-at-kaiwis-makapuu-lighthouse-trail/

https://hawaiistateparks.org/parks/oahu/kaiwi-state-scenic-shoreline/

January 1 at 7:30 am: Duty Free Shoppers Waikiki featuring the Edo Kotobuki Jishi (traditional lion dance of Edo)

January 1 at 9 am:  Royal Hawaiian Center with special guest, Abe Lagrimas, Jr. and featuring the Edo Kotobuki Jishi