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Upcoming Seminars and Announcements

This page is for recent upcoming seminars and training information. We're happy to post your Aikido and Hawaii related news and announcements. Submissions from all students of Aikido, regardless of style or affiliation, are welcomed. Contact us to submit your postings.

August 26th - 28th 2016: Aikido of Kohala 20th Anniversary Seminar

Aikido of Kohala 20th Anniversary Seminar 2016 - Come Join us! Instructors: Damon Apodaca, 6th dan Shihan, Archie Champion, 6th dan Shihan, Coryl Crane, 6th dan Shihan, Kristina Varjan, 6th dan Shihan, Rikko Varjan, 6th dan Shidoin

See the Aikido of Kohala website for more information.

September 24th and 25th 2016: Aikikai 7th Dan Shihan William Gleason in Honolulu

Aiki Kai o Kona, with the support from many sources, is delighted to welcome back Bill Gleason Shihan for a seminar on Oahu! We are pleased to announce and invite you to:


Welcoming Guest Sensei William Gleason Shihan 7th DAN, Shobu Aikido

September 24 & 25, 2016 at WAIANAE COAST AIKIDO and MOVEMENT CENTER
94-1210 Kaulaili in the Makaha Valley, Waianae, HI 96792

This will be a great seminar, and at a great location!

Bill Gleason is a noted author and founder of Shobu Aikido.

He is the author of "Aikido and Words of Power: The Sacred Sounds of the Kototama" and "The Spiritual Foundations of Aikido", which has been translated into four languages. Gleason Shihan also has produced training videos.

Gleason Shihan studied in Japan for 10 years with Yamaguchi Seigo Shihan and at Humbu Dojo. While in Japan, he also studied swordmanship, music, and religion.

Email: to receive seminar information packet. 808-325-7501

PO Box 1712, Kailua-Kona, 96745

Adult - $165.00 Youth - $100.00
Please send in your application and payment to Aiki Kai o Kona:
PO Box 1712, Kailua-Kona, 96745


SATURDAY – September 24th

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM CLASS
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM CLASS
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM CLASS
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM CLASS

SUNDAY – September 25th
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM CLASS
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM CLASS
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM CLASS

Schedule Remains Subject To Change
SHARON and BILL (808) 325-7501

December 3rd - 4th 2016: John Stevens at Aikido of HIlo

Postponed from Labor Day weekend 2016, John Stevens will be teaching at Aikido of Hilo on the first weekend in December.

See the Aikido of Hilo website for more information.

Internal training, Aiki, and empowering Aikido - 2016 Hawaii Sangenkai Workshops with Dan Harden: December 3rd and 4th 2016

Dan Harden regularly teaches internal martial arts workshops around the world, and has come to Honolulu and the Big Island several times a year to share his over 40 years of experience in Japanese traditional and modern martial arts since 2010. The workshops here in Hawaii are a continuing series hosted in Honolulu by the Aikido Sangenkai and Windward Aikido Club and on the Big Island by Hilo Seishikan Aikido and Aiki Kai O Kona. See the Aikido Sangenkai website for more information.

60th anniversary of the Nuuanu Aikido Club
2019 represents the 60th anniversary of the Nuuanu Aikido Club. We are soliciting photos of Nuuanu Aikido Club activities that members and former members may have. The photo will be considered to be used in a commemorative booklet that will be published for the celebration of the 60th anniversary.

If you are willing to share your photos, please send a duplicate photo. mail to :

Nuuanu Aikido Club
60th Anniversary Commemorative Brochure
P.O. Box 283283
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Please label the back of each photo with the owners name and return address. Photos will be returned to senders. By submitting photos for consideration and for use in the commemorative booklet, sender agrees and gives permission to use the photo voluntarily in the commemorative booklet.

If you would like to share your photos digitally , please email a jpeg file to :

Do not send photos after July 1, 2018.