Hi! I’m Eden Kai. If you watch Netflix’s Terrace House Aloha State you know me as Yusuke. Since leaving the Terrace House many people have been asking me to make more videos about what I’m doing now… I’d like to share with you my life after Terrace House.
Hope you enjoy this video talking about “My first trip to LA” part 1…checking out Hollywood Walk of the Stars, the Chinese Theater, and my first live performance in Los Angeles for the Nisei Week Foundation special hospitality show on August 17, 2017. I also enjoyed meeting many princesses, too!
Thank you so much to the Nisei Week Foundation and Hawaiian Airlines for sponsoring my first trip to LA!!! You guys are so awesome!!! I really appreciate everyone’s kind help and support on my trip.Big thanks to U-SPACE Jason Arimoto for helping me out with awesome sound equipment!!! Awesome ukulele and coffee shop in Little Tokyo JACCC center.
By the way, I just wanted to let you know my Dad did all the video editing for this video. Thanks, Dad.
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ABOUT EDEN KAI:
With millions of fans around the world, Eden Kai has earned his reputation as being a ukulele and guitar virtuoso, a Pop/R&B vocalist, and an accomplished actor. While many were first introduced to Eden when he joined the cast of Netflix and Fuji Television’s Terrace House: Aloha State, the young star’s success had already been years in the making. He has since gone on to make additional appearances on Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020, appeared on Shiro to Kiiro on Amazon Prime and has performed at the Fuji Rock Festival (the largest outdoor music festival in Japan), Nisei Week Festival in Little Tokyo, OC Japan Fair and ANA Honolulu Music Week in Waikiki. Eden’s accomplishments have earned him interviews by NBC News and The Yomiuri Shinbun (the world’s most circulated newspaper).
His most recent album, Home Sweet Home, released in 2018 and was recorded in Tokyo, Japan, produced by his music label in Japan Victor Entertainment. Three tracks from that album were featured in episodes of Netflix Japan’s Terrace House during the show’s Opening New Doors and Tokyo 2019-2020 seasons. The series also featured Eden’s instrumental compositions of “Touch the Sky” and “Feel the Earth.” “Monogatari” was his debut pop vocal single, which he wrote and performed on the show. That music, as well as Eden’s past album releases, can be heard on all major streaming services and is available for purchase on Eden’s official website, http://www.EdenKai.com.
In addition to working on his own music, Eden has collaborated with some of the world’s top artists and producers, including EXILE and Dream. One of his compositions was used to create “Anuenue,” a hit J-Pop single recorded and released by Dance Earth Party, which landed at #11 on the Oricon Music Charts in Japan.
Eden also recognizes the importance of using his music to help others. He has hosted several ukulele workshops in Honolulu and Japan, been the featured performer at the Waikiki Spam Jam, benefiting the largest non-profit in Hawaii that feeds the needy, and the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival from which proceeds helped local children in the community. Eden has donated proceeds from some of his songs to assist humanitarian causes, including the support of a health center in Haiti and the purchase of educational materials for children in Bangladesh.