2017 / Honolulu: Taiko Drum & Dance concerts at Manoa campus, Nov. 3, 4 & 10, 11, 12

Celebrated 2013 concert is reinvented as “Taiko Drum & Dance: Hana Hou!” featuring Kenny Endo & Taiko Center of the Pacific, Nov. 3-12. (Photo by Robin Scanlon)

Taiko Drum & Dance: Hana Hou!
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Kennedy Theatre

November 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 2017
Friday/Saturday 7:30pm & Sunday 2:00pm
Directed by Betsy Fisher

A Hana Hou! performance of one of most popular dance concerts presented at Kennedy Theatre. World-renowned taiko artist Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific return for a heart-pounding collaboration of dance and drums.

This production showcases an interweaving of cultures that reflects and distinguishes Hawai‘i. Traditional and contemporary taiko music, together with dance from Hawaiʻi, Japan, India, and contemporary dance highlight the uniqueness of each form as well as their beauty and power.