WHO/WHAT: In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Japanese immigration to Hawai‘i, the Doris Duke Theatre and the Honolulu Museum of Art brings together artists from Hawai‘i and Japan for original works that pay tribute to the rich history of Japanese immigration to Hawai‘i.
Hawai‘i taiko master Kenny Endo and Japanese artists Hiromitsu Agatsuma (Tsugaru shamisen) and Chieko Kojima (taiko and dance) will join Endo, playing taiko and tsuzumi (Japanese hand drum), for a performance titled “Pacific Crossing.”
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. in the Doris Duke Theatre (900 S. Beretania St.).
September: Ukwanshin Kabudan Okinawan music and dances.
November: ‘Ukulele virtuoso Taimane and choreographer Un Yamada.
COST: Tickets: $35 for general admission and $30 for museum members. Visit
www.honolulumuseum.org to purchase tickets and for performance dates and times. For more information, call: (808) 532-6097 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.