Alton Takiyama-Chung

Japanese-Korean storyteller Alton Takiyama-Chung, grew up with the superstitions and the magic of the Hawaiian Islands.  He tells stories of Hawaii, of the Japanese-Americans in World War II and other historic stories, and Asian folktales.  His secret passion, however, is telling ghost stories.  He has performed at storytelling festivals across the United States and in the Cayman Islands, Singapore, Vietnam, and Thailand.  He also is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors for National Storytelling Network, the national organization for American storytellers.