Instructor (Saxophone)MM (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa), BEd (University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa)
Major teacher, Todd Yukumoto. Hirano is the Drum Major and a saxophonist in the Royal Hawaiian Band. He has also performed with the 111th Army Band (Hawaii Army National Guard), the Eric Miyashiro Big Band Hawai‘i, Honolulu Symphonic Winds, Honolulu Saxophone Quartet, and the University of Hawai‘i Saxophone Choir.
Hirano has also taught Saxophone at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa and conducts the Hawai‘i High School Saxophone Ensemble. Hirano serves as the Vice President of the Hawai‘i Saxophone Foundation.
Hirano has taught at Punahou since 2019.