REMINDER: TCP Fellowship Deadline: May 2

A great opportunity to study taiko for one year at Taiko Center of the Pacific in Honolulu!!!

Please send your Taiko Center of the Pacific Fellowship materials to:

Taiko Center of the Pacific 4348 Waialae Avenue #357 Honolulu, HI 96816 OR email to:

NOTE: PLEASE do NOT send to:



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:

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!


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

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

Bonenkai 2017 & Silent Auction

TCP’s 24th Annual Bonenkai (end-of-the-year gathering) will be held on Saturday, December 16 from 5:30-8:30 pm.

There will a potluck dinner, TAC silent auction, bake sale courtesy of the Youth Performing Group, gift exchange and taiko merchandise. Each of our classes will perform a piece they have been working hard to learn over these last few sessions!

Event is FREE! Come join us for a night of good food, good friends and taiko! 🙂

Saturday, December 16th
5:30 – 8:30pm
Stevenson Middle School
1202 Prospect Street, Honolulu

We are also still accepting items and services for our Silent Auction. All proceeds will go to Taiko Arts Center,  a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports and promotes the Japanese cultural art of taiko (Japanese drumming) and its related arts through preservation, education, collaboration, and innovation.

If you have something you would like to donate, please contact:
(808) 737-7236