- For other uses, see Edward Kenney (disambiguation).
Edward Kamanaloha Kenney, Jr. (born August 8, 1933) is a Hawai‘i-born American singer/actor best known for the role of "Wang Ta" in the original Broadway production of Flower Drum Song. Now retired, he lives on the island of Kaua‘i and occasionally makes public appearances.
Born in Honolulu on Oahu to a Hawaiian-Chinese mother and a Swedish-Irish father.He is currently married to Judy Bailey and lives on Kauai.
- 13 Daughters as Mana, Prince of Hawai‘i (1961)
- Flower Drum Song as Wan Ta (1958–1960)
- Shangri-La as Rimshi (1956)
- Various productions (1950s)
University of Oregon
President William McKinley High School Theater
- 13 Daughters as Chun (late-1980s)
- 13 Daughters as Kahuna (early-1990s)
- Exotic Sounds of the Spice Island (Columbia, 1960)
- My Hawai‘i (Columbia, 1962) (later reissued with a different cover on a Columbia budget label, Harmony)
- Ed Kenney's Hawaii (ABC/Paramount, 1962) (later reissued with a different cover by Decca, 196?)
- Somewhere in Hawai‘i (Waikiki, 1964)
- Waikiki (Decca, 1966)
- Royal Hawaiian Luau (Decca, 1967)
- An Island (Lehua, 1977)
- Hawaii's Favorite Christmas Songs - Vol 2 (1999)
- Hawaii's Sunset Melodies (1996)
- Hawaii's Golden Treasures (1996)
- Hawaii's Favorite Christmas Songs (1993)
- Flower Drum Song: 1958 Original Broadway Cast (1958)
Co-wrote this with Eaton "Bob" Magoon, Jr. (13 Daughters composer) and Gordon Phelps.
- Ed Kenney at the Internet Movie Database
- Ed Kenney at the Internet Broadway Database
- Liner notes from My Hawaii album