I’m pleased to announce that a photograph from my documentary series on the life of a hula halau has been selected for inclusion in this year’s “Contemporary Photography in Hawaii” exhibit. The exhibit is one of Hawaii’s largest photography exhibits, and the images included are chosen by a jury. “Contemporary Photography in Hawaii” is organized […]
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser has run a feature package (story and photographs) that I did on Yanaka, the historic district in Tokyo. It is one of my favorite sections of Tokyo, a city that keeps pulling me back and always surprises me. The newspaper’s Sunday Travel Section gave the story a fantastic run — the entire […]
The following story appears in today’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser. It is by arts writer Joleen Oshiro.
Though Floyd K. Takeuchi’s photography exhibit, “Pasefika,” centers on performers at the Festival of Pacific Arts in 2008, most of the images aren’t of graceful hands and swaying skirts or dramatically twirling bodies. Rather, they’re close-up portraits of dancers off […]
I’m pleased to announce that my latest book, “Many Voices, One Dream,” will shortly be available for purchase. It is a contemporary history of Palau Community College, the national institution of higher education of the young Republic of Palau in the Western Pacific. The book is comprised of an overview history that I wrote, an […]
Apple is offering a free sample of the “Pasefika” eBook. If you have an iPad, iPhone or an iTouch, you’ll be able to view the sample on your mobile device.
The ebook includes all of my still photographs from the print version of “Pasefika,” plus 33 videos of performances at the 10th Festival of […]
I’ve had the honor of doing freelance photography and writing for the American Legion Magazine, which reaches 2.3 million readers a month. The magazine supports the activities of The American Legion, one of the largest U.S. military veterans organizations.
The latest multi-media package includes a major feature story and sidebars, with photographs, of the four […]
I’m pleased to report that the companion eBook for “Pasefika – The Festival of Pacific Arts” is now available for the iPad at Apple’s iBookstore. It is US$9.99 (and the equivalent in other currencies; see below).
It includes all of the photos and text of the print book (which is still available at Amazon.com), but […]
I’ve posted a new portfolio. It is called “Hula” and includes photos from my long-term documentary project on Kumu Sonny Ching and Halau Na Mamo O Pu’uanahulu. The photographs are from practice sessions; the halau was preparing for a major competition in Honolulu, Hula Oni E.
My book “Majuro – Essays from an Atoll,” which I did with Olivier Koning, is being sold at the Marshall Islands Visitors Authority office on (appropriately enough) Majuro atoll. The office is a good resource for all things Marshall Islands, and has a wide range of resources for a visitor. So if you’re on Majuro, […]
I’m pleased to announce that the Belau National Museum gift shop now carries two of my books, “School On The Hill” about Xavier High School in the Federated States of Micronesia, and “Pasefika – The Festival of Pacific Arts.” The books are sold for the same price as on Amazon.com. If you are fortunate enough […]