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August 28, 2011 at 08:37AM

Here's an update from my last entry and more, the TEDx Honolulu 2011 "It's About Time" conference have officially rescheduled and relocated. It is now on 11.1.11 (Tuesday, November 1st, 2011) at the Cupola Theater, 2nd floor of the Honolulu Design Center. Be sure to apply to attend for a possible invitation, limited to 100 guests for a live experience of "ideas worth spreading." Also sponsors interested apply here.

Here is a shout out to Shay, she got A-Profiled by AArisings' Nelson Wong! Incredible! Check her interview out and subscribe to her YouTube.

Anyway, I am thrilled to hit the stage at these upcoming events... 

The 5th Annual Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle and HIstory - Honolulu
at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, Linekona Center
presented by the Estria Foundation and 808 Urban
Saturday, September 3rd, 2011, 12:00PM-7:00PM

Estria Foundation, 808 Urban & Honolulu Academy of Arts present

----The Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle & HIstory----

A Free Urban Arts & Culture Festival for all ages, HIstory celebrates the Past, Present, and Future of Hawaii's Hip-Hop movement as a vehicle to empower our communities, while inspiring our youth.

Hawaii's top Graffiti artists will compete to go to the nation's largest battle in the 5th Annual Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle.

Also, a BLACKBOOK BATTLE for all-ages - come early to sign up!

FREE INDOOR & OUTDOOR WORKSHOPS ALL DAY in aerosol art, graphic design, screen-printing, beatboxing, breakdance, spoken word, live painting, t-shirt stenciling, Hawaiian storytelling, urban gardening, food sovereignty + more.

***JUST ADDED: From Oakland, CA - TURFIN247, DJ AGANA

=Live Painting by Angry Woebot. The Pinky Show.=

Honolulu Academy of Art Center @ Linekona
1111 Victoria St. corner of Victoria and Beretania St.
Saturday Sept 3, 2011

Full info

Prior to that will be the First Friday Party at the ArtSmith, September 2nd, 6PM, come on down!

LIVE performances by Cherry Blossom Cabaret, Jason Tom and the Human Beatbox Academy, Dancers Unlimited. Featured art by Grim, latest designs from Freelance Clothing, cinema and photography exhibit by Curators of Hip Hop, emcee and b-boy cypher.

Comedy Dojo X - the Return of David Lee
September 7th, 2011, 8PM at Hawaiian Brian's.

Featuring Fernando Pacheco, Jason Tom, David Lee, Paul Kane, and more!

18th Annual Children and Youth Day
October 2nd, 2011 at the Honolulu Hale

Featuring performances by Youth Speaks Hawaii, Nix Performing Arts Center, DJ Chunky, Jason Tom, The Colby Benson Band and more.

Hawaiis Supreme 1 on 1 B-Boy Battle, Hawaii Skillz
Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
5:00PM-10:00PM at Fresh Cafe

Hosted by Kim Jong Will and Clifton Abuan
Powered by New Images Productions, Lightsleepers, Freelance Clothing, Chaddocx, BBoyCity, Jason Tom

TEDx Honolulu 2011
November 1st, 2011 at Cupola Theater, 2nd floor of Honolulu Design Center

Confirmed Speakers:
Sig and Kuhao Zane
Kealoha Wong (Poet)
Michael Wall
Jason Tom (Human Beatbox)
Jake Shimabukuro (Ukulele Virtuoso)
Daniel & Sean
Dr. Richard Pyle (Fish Nerd)
New Hope's iPad Band (Digital Musicians)
Elyse Petersen (Collaborator)
Ho Leung Ng
Mark Mauricio (Magician - Comedian)
Jason Mateo
Roald Marth (Entrepreneur)
Amy Burvall & Herb Mahelona (Crazy History Teachers)
Matthew Lynch
Dr. Michael Liu (Astronomer)
High School Senior Project (Public School Excellence)
Edgy Lee (Filmmaker)
Lani Leary
Robert Hong
Brian Goldstein (Technology Executive)
Susan Cox
Vivian Chau

Signing out,
Jason Tom the Human Beatbox
Jason Tom the Human Beatbox, 譚志豪, 谭志豪, 口技


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The worlds #1 beatboxer!

A super energetic performer and entertainer.

Though I've never met him, he appears to be a holistic individual who emphasizes on being healthy spiritually, mentally and physically. I believe this is what has driven him to achieve his goals and kept him running the race :)

Upbeat, both in personality and in art. A connecting force in the community and music circles. Fresh energy in the international beatboxing realm. Innovative niche-maker in Hawaiian entertainment. Christ-follower. Someone I have known for years and am glad to call friend. That's Jason Tom to me.

Jason Tom is living proof that dreams come true if you work for it! He is a mentor, an inspiration, and continues to be humble through all his achievements. He is a friend to all!

Some people tell you about their dreams. Jason Tom actively pursues it every day.

Jason (or “Spidermon” as I used to call him in Highschool) can be perceived as a bit shy on the surface. He is still the same kind and genuine person as before except now more well-known. He is ready to bust out his beatboxing talent anytime and anywhere and share his passion with anyone willingly to learn and listen.

He exudes a special type of charisma that you can’t help but to feel inspired in his presence. Because you can see the overflowing passion in his eyes while it also tugs at your soul. I know he attributes much of his success and opportunities to GOD, but he is a super hard worker who is constantly working to improve his craft and himself. Because he never settles for just good enough.

The most important thing (I believe), is that he has not forgotten he is human-- who lives and hurts just like the rest of us. But he is able to turn the negatives and use it as incentives for positive development.

If you ever have doubts in yourself, Jason is the living proof that anything is possible.


Jason Tom is my very talented my eyes and experience he is one of the world's best beat box entertainer and a master at his talent in rythms and beats and tones...very first time I saw and met him a few years ago at a event in Aloha Tower Honolulu, when i heard him I knew then he would be as good as he wants to be...keep it up my friend
Rolando Sanchez

Jason is very talented. He can sing, beatbox and draw!

Jason Tom is a pioneer of the art of human beatbox in Hawai. Artist, Educator, Creative Entrepeneur.

Jason is an amazing beatboxer who captures his audience with his talented array of beats. His desire is not to keep his talent, yet to inspire others to grow their ability to stardom. Generously gives his time and talents to delivery a positive message while he was volunteering for MUSIC WITH A MESSAGE for almost a decade reaching over 10,000 to 20,000 students each year high and middle schools.

Jason Tom is the local prodigy to rise from this little island called Hawaii to become a professional rapper and make it big. But not only that he is very kind and holy and praises Our holy father named Jesus

He is a very friendly and humble guy. He always convinced people to follow their dreams no matter how big or small their dreams are. Since I first saw him in 2006 , he has been my motivation to follow my dreams.

Jason Tom truely is a human beat box. Full of inspired talent in the realm of interpreted beats and sounds, he captivates audiences with his enthusiasm and love for beat boxing and brings people together from all walks of life to share his unique talent and skills in the art. Inspiring people to venture outside of thier comfort zone and to reach for the stars, Jason Tom encourages others to follow thier heart and passions, whatever it may be, in alignment with positivity.

Jason Tom is an aural shaman. In a band, nothing is more important than the rhythm, kept in alignment by the bass or drums. Jason Tom provides that in spades, grounding you in an immaculate surreal soundscape, and plays a perfect host as he establishes the background before he starts to slant the narrative via classy changes until you realize you've been led into a wormhole and have come out of it with extra Hip Hop genotypes that end up becoming phenotypical as you exude a little more street out of your pores as collateral damage from the Jason tom experience, which is what you wanted all along but never realized you did:)

Jason Tom is a professional beat boxer
And also a big inspiration to the youth of Hawaii and many other places
I've talked to him personally and I know that he's a very good person and he follows his dreams
He's full of motivation talent and love for music!