Final and First public performances for 2018-2019

December 31, 2018  10 am  The Art of Taiko, a public lecture/demonstration on the many drums of Japan. From the thunderous sounds of a lightning storm to the image of falling snow, the taiko has the power to express a myriad of emotions and images.  JOIN Kenny Endo and the Taiko Center of the Pacific on the last day of the year.  Prince Hawaii Waikiki, 100 Holomoana Street, “Ala Moana Foyer”  FREE & Open to the Public.


January 1, 2019  7:09 am, 7:30 am, 9 am, and 10 am

Welcome the New Year’s SUNRISE at Makapu’u Point!

7:09 am SUNRISE at Ka’iwi State Scenic Shoreline Park, Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail – DLNR’s First Hike 2019 – an comfortable 2-mile roundtrip hike to greet the new year with a glorious sunrise, conch shell pu blowing, Hawaiian oli chant, taiko drums, and bagpipes. Welcome the New Year’s Sunrise with the Taiko Center of the Pacific Youth Group!!!

2017 New Year’s Day Sunrise in Hawaii


New Year’s Day “Fukubukuro” – Lucky Bag event

Happy New Year from Taiko Center of the Pacific


9 am   ROYAL HAWAIIAN CENTER, at “The Grove”

New Year’s Day “Fukubukuro” Lucky Bag event

NOV 4 FRI 7-8pm Ward Warehouse Amphitheatre: Adult Performing Ensemble


10 am  ALA MOANA CENTER STAGE  (also on Jan 2 & 3)

CELEBRATE the NEW YEAR with the Edo Kotobuki Jishi, the traditional lion dance from old Tokyo.

New Year’s Day “Fukubukuro” Lucky Bag event