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  • 2017: As of Sunday, October 29, 2017, the Jason Tom Music, Hip Hop And Faith Life Blog is read by 1.7 million unique visitors and 1.8 million page viewers.
  • 2017: Jason Tom performed for the 2nd Annual Moon Festival at the Chinatown Cultural Plaza Moongate Stage. Audiences enjoyed their moon cake.
  • 2017: Jason Tom completed project Koolau Ballrooms And Conference Room in Kaneohe. Goes into post-production.
  • 2017: Jason Tom performed for the 2nd Annual Taste of Chinatown at the Smith Beretania Park.
  • 2017: Jason Tom's father passed on. A retired restaurant owner and cook. His father lived to be 84.
  • 2017: Jason Tom released "Make Noise" featuring his comic book character Captain Gecko Man.
  • 2017: Jason Tom logo by Keep It Flowing Media.
  • 2016: Jason Tom completed a project in Sydney, Australia. Goes into post-production.
  • 2016: Jason Tom performed for eight shows for the world premiere of Prisma Dance presents Creation at the Paliku Theatre.
  • 2016: Jason Tom finished third place with 6,291 votes from our community in the McDonald's of Hawaii NextNext Music Competition and Charity Event. Jason Tom raised proceeds for the Ronald McDonald House Hawaii Charity.
  • 2016: Jason Tom performed for the 1st Inaugural Taste of Chinatown at the Smith Beretania Park.
  • 2016: Jason Tom competed in the Hawaii Slam First Thursdays Grand Slam Final as a Top 12 Performance Poet.
  • 2016: Jason Tom logo by Tom Thum.
  • 2015: Jason Tom advanced as a Top 12 Performance Poet in the Hawaii Slam First Thursdays Grand Slam Final.
  • 2015: Jason Tom nominated as one of the top 150 professional beatboxers (Hawaii All Stars) to be nominated from USA and qualify for the 4th Beatbox Battle World Championship, the World Cup of beatboxing, in Berlin, Germany.
  • 2014: Jason Tom organized and hosted the Hawaii Beatbox Jam that featured 15 beatboxers.
  • 2014: Jason Tom reunited with his beatbox hero Rahzel the Godfather of Noyze of the Roots Crew at Webster Hall in New York City.
  • 2014: Jason Tom performed a showcase and opened for Michael Winslow and Reeps One at the 5th Annual American Beatbox Championship in Brooklyn, New York.
  • 2014: Jason Tom released "Eyes on the Prize" also dubbed "Soar Like An Eagle" shirt.
  • 2014: Jason Tom organized and hosted the Hawaii Beatbox Battle Under 18 Division for Art And Flea's 90's Hip-Hop Celebration.
  • 2014: Jason Tom performed for the First Inaugural Art And Flea Mililani.
  • 2013: Jason Tom taught beatboxing for an After School Program.
  • 2012: Jason Tom opened for Michael Winslow, Man of 10,000 Sound Effects.
  • 2012: Jason Tom competed in the Hawaii Slam First Thursdays Grand Slam Final as a Top 12 Performance Poet.
  • 2011: Won 1st Place in November and December for Hawaii Slam First Thursdays to qualify as a Top 12 Performance Poet for the Grand Slam Final
  • 2011: Jason Tom won the "Best Solo Performer" Hawaii Scene Choice Award by Nemesis Productions
  • 2011: Jason Tom received the TEDx Presenter Award after presenting "Vocal Groove" at TEDx Talk Conference Honolulu: It's About Time at Honolulu Design Center's Cupola Theater
  • 2011: Jason Tom's uncle Danny, an Army Veteran and retired architect draftsman passed on. His uncle Danny lived to be 82.
  • 2010: Jason Tom attended the International Secret Agents New York Concert produced by the Far East Movement and Wong Fu Productions.
  • 2010: Jason Tom attended and performed at the 1st Inaugural American Beatbox Championship at Littlefield in Brooklyn, New York.
  • 2010: Jason Tom met his beatbox hero Grammy Award-winning Rahzel the Godfather of Noyze of The Roots crew.
  • 2010: Jason Tom performed at the 6th International Human Beatbox Convention at Littlefield in Brooklyn, New York.
  • 2010: Jason Tom released the Jason Tom "On the Beat" shirt.
  • 2010: Weekly Human Beatbox Academy workshops held at Diverse Art Center.
  • 2010: With Dis-N-Dat's DJ Kutmaster Spaz and 808 Breakers, Jason Tom held six back-to-back Human Beatbox Academy clinics at Waiau Elementary School.
  • 2009: Jason Tom opened for Michael Winslow, the Man of 10,000 Sound Effects
  • 2009: Jason Tom presented live beatboxing and was interviewed by former news anchor Angela Keen at the inaugural TEDx Talk Conference Honolulu: Shift at the Hawaii Convention Center.
  • 2009: Jason Tom attended the SOLD-OUT International Secret Agents Los Angeles Concert produced by Far East Movement and Wong Fu Productions.
  • 2009: Jason Tom attended the SOLD-OUT International Secret Agents San Francisco Concert headlined by MC Jin and produced by Far East Movement and Wong Fu Productions. MC Jin gave Jason Tom an on stage shout out. 
  • 2008: Jason Tom held second Human Beatbox Academy clinic at Word of Life Academy.
  • 2008: Jason Tom enters and wins 1st place for Emerge Talent Show at Word of Life Christian Center.
  • 2008: From Tuesday, June 3rd through Wednesday, August 26th, Jason Tom as "JasonTom" became AsianAve.com's Member of the Day for 85 consecutive days with his quote, "Hello my name is Jason Tom (譚志豪), and welcome to my post-AsianAvenue.com era place on the ave!"

  • 2008: On May 30, 2008 Jason Tom published and authored the Jason Tom Music, Hip Hop And Faith Life Blog.
  • 2008: JasonTom.com re-launched and rebranded on Saturday, February 2, 2008. To celebrate the launch JasonTom.com sponsored the Jason Tom China Beatbox Tour that spanned from Shanghai, to Nanjing through the Yangtze River to Guangzhou through Chongqinq.
  • 2007: December, Jason Tom won first place at Hawaii Slam's First Thursdays "No Rules" Poetry Slam
  • 2007: Jason Tom started the AsianAve.com group "AsianAve Music" with 2,500 members.
  • 2007: April 25th, Jason Tom as "JasonTom" becomes AsianAve.com's Member of the Day (MOTD). AsianAve.com is the rebranding of AsianAvenue.com. His AsianAve.com Member of the Day quote, "I am a self-taught human beatbox specialist."

  • 2007: Jason Tom entered the Fall 2007 Kapiolani Community College Talent Show, finished 4th place and won $250.00. Dedicated it to his late aunt Violet.
  • 2007: August, 19, Jason Tom's aunt Violet passed on. Retired Waipahu High School teacher and HGEA member. She lived to be 57.
  • 2007: Jason Tom entered the Spring 2007 Kapiolani Community College Talent Show, finished 4th place and won $250.00.
  • 2006: Jason Tom entered the Fall 2006 Kapiolani Community College Talent Show, finished 5th place and won $150.00.
  • 2006: Jason Tom performed with Jake Shimabukuro at Ward Village.
  • 2006: Jason Tom held first Human Beatbox Academy clinic at Central Middle School for Planet Central's After School Program.
  • 2006: Jason Tom made debut at Hawaii Slam's First Thursdays Poetry Slam. Placed 3rd in the 1st round, didn't compete in 2nd round.
  • 2006: Jason Tom studied abroad and graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University in Beijing, China.
  • 2006: Jason Tom "Beatbox Lobby" on YouTube (debut)
  • 2006: Jason Tom entered the Spring 2006 Kapiolani Community College Talent Show, finished 3rd place and won $300.00.
  • 2006: Jason Tom is recipient of the Freeman Foundation China Scholarship.
  • 2005: From Wednesday, June 29th through Tuesday, July 5th, Jason Tom as "spidermon (a homage to his judo alias 'Spider-Man'" is AsianAvenue.com's Member of the Week (MOTW). He got bombarded with notes, guestbook comments and hundreds of thousands of page visits. Jason Tom's AsianAvenue.com Member of the Week quote read, "my inspiration to perform is a passion for creative expression."

  • 2004: Jason Tom enrolls for the fall 2004 term at Kapiolani Community College.
  • 2003: Designed and published a Michael Jackson discography website and a photo gallery of Asian American Michael Jackson fans via Community Connect's AsianAvenue.com called MJJackson and MJJFans.
  • 2002: After reading "Best Judo," Jason Tom's won two-consecutive gold medals in his last two tournaments with a record of 7 wins, 0 losses, and 1 tie.
  • 2002: Jason Tom was unsuccessful in his first judo tournaments.
  • 2002: Jason Tom moved to Northern California. Did office clerical work at a furniture warehouse. Competed in judo tournaments.
  • 2002: Jason Tom enrolled in one elective course for the spring term at Kapiolani Community College and as a result of inadequate performance goes on academic suspension. Goes on a two-year academic break.
  • 2002: JasonTom.com domain launched and redirected to Jason Tom's AOL Hometown Website, goes on hiatus.
  • 2001: JasonTom.com domain launched and redirected to Jason Tom's AOL Hometown Website.  
  • 2001: Jason Tom enrolled in three courses for the fall term at Kapiolani Community College and goes on academic probation as a result of inadequate performance.
  • 2001: Jason Tom graduates from McKinley High School.
  • 2001: Jason Tom is recipient of the "Mr. Hustle" Award at the McKinley High School Soccer Banquet.
  • 2001: His senior soccer season, Jason Tom scored a goal for McKinley High School boys varsity soccer against Kaimuki High School at the last 5 seconds of the game. Kaimuki 2, McKinley 1.
  • 2000: April 21, 2000, Jason Tom published his just one publication, his final and incomplete release from his independent comic book company for the year 2000.
  • 2000: Jason Tom finished his judo season with a record of 3 wins and 7 losses. There was one tournament he couldn't make weight for. Tom also avenged his first loss. His opponents included Leilehua's Joe Grisham, Kahuku's Barry Asberry, Kaiser's Eliot Okuhara, Moanalua's Sean Calvin, and Kaiser's Kip Iwakori. Jason Tom finished 7th place in the OIA Individuals with his McKinley teammate Emile Suehiro taking 1st place. The Hawaii state judo championship was not in existence then.
  • 2000: Jason Tom's finished his first judo tournament with a record of 2 wins and 1 loss. Silver medal.
  • 2000: Jason Tom joined the President William McKinley High School boys varsity judo Team. His teammates knew him as "Spider-Man," because of his grip fighting style.
  • 2000: Jason Tom is featured on the McKinley High School Tiger Soccer Geocities Website maintained by teammates Chi Fu Chan and Oscar Loui with team photo and roster.
  • 2000: Oahu Interscholastic Association (OIA) Eastern Division Boys Soccer All Star Honorable Mention for McKinley High School: Chi Fu Chan, John Sumida and Ryland Watanabe.
  • 2000: McKinley Boys Varsity Soccer Award recipients forward Justin Cariaga for Most Valuable Player, midfielder John Mai for Rookie of the Year, defense Mark Matsuzaki for Mr. Hustle, defense John Sumida for Tiger Award, midfielder Oscar Loui for Best Attitude, and forward Arthur Rosa for Scholar Tiger Award.
  • 2000: Jason Tom finished his junior soccer season with a team record of 2 wins and 7 losses.
  • 2000: Jason Tom joined the President William McKinley High School boys varsity soccer team as a "forward" and was nicknamed "Jake" by his coach Adolph Samuels.
  • 2000: Jason Tom goes online and launched AOL Hometown website entitled, "Mustructor," that featured Jason Tom's comic book, soccer and judo endeavors. Visitors frequented Mustructor guest book.
  • 1999: Jason Tom released just one publication in the year 1999.
  • 1998: Jason Tom released just one comic book in the year 1998.
  • 1998: June 23, 1998, Jason Tom's grandmother on his father's side passed on. He was there at her deathbed. She lived to be 89.
  • 1993: December 1993, Jason Tom founded an independent comic book company as publisher, writer and artist. His audience was made up of three readers Jonathan, Alan and Mark.
  • 1993: First published art by Jason Tom of an illustrated dragon in the 1993 Kauluwela Elementary Yearbook "Children Like Me," page 22.
  • 1993: Jason Tom designed a couple of custom designed POGS (Passion Orange Guava)
  • 1987: Jason Tom recorded his first song on audio cassette tape beatboxing his rendition of Michael Jackson's "Bad."
  • 1982:​ Jason Tom is born Sunday, November 21st in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

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