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2015 Workshops: Internal training, Aiki, and empowering Aikido

Tentative schedule for Dan Harden in Hawaii for 2015 :

  • Honolulu: March 27th - 30th. First Hawaii Intensive Workshop - four full days of training (last day of training will be a full day of intensive weapons training). Limited to those who have previously trained with Dan Harden, contact the Aikido Sangenkai for details.
  • Honolulu: July 4th - 5th
  • Kona: July 11th - 12th
  • Honolulu: November 28th - 29th
  • Hilo: December 5th - 6th

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.

February 14th - 16th 2015: Aikido of Hilo Winter Camp 2015

We are excited to celebrate Aikido of Hilo’s 35th Anniversary at the next Big Island Winter Camp, February 14th-16th, 2015. We will hold 2½ days of training with our special guest instructor. From Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo, Japan, the World Headquarters of aikido, we welcome: WAKA SENSEI, Mitsuteru Ueshiba Son of the Doshu; Descendent of the Aikido Founder. See the website for more information.

February 17th - 20th 2015: Mitsuteru Ueshiba at Aikido of Honolulu

Aikido of Honolulu would like to invite you to attend four evenings of Aikido practice at our dojo with guest instructor Mitsuteru Ueshiba Waka Sensei. Adults and teens are welcome.

Tuesday, February 17, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, February 18, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, February 19, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Friday, February 20, 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Potluck held after practice.

Mat fee: $10 per class

We hope to see you on the mat. See the website for more information.

February 20th - 22nd 2015: Shugyo Tassei Kigan Shiki Seminar

This year’s three-day seminar, led by Hawaii Ki Federation Chief Instructor Christopher Curtis Sensei, will take place at the Lokahi Dojo on Oahu from February 20-23. In addition to the seminar trainings, a catered dinner honoring Takashi Nonaka Sensei will be held at the dojo on Saturday, February 21st, at 6 pm. Seminar participants, friends, and families are welcome to attend. See the website for more information.

March 29th 2015: One Day Seminar at Aikido of Honolulu

In order to commemorate the promotions of Kubo and Moriyama Senseis to 8th Dan, Aikido of Honolulu will be hosting a one-day seminar at the Dojo on Waialae Avenue on Sunday, March 29. See the website for more information.

The schedule would be as follows:

9:00 Moriyama
10:15 Kubo
11:15 Light lunch
12:45 Moriyama
2:00 Kubo
3:00 Presentation to honorees

If you do plan to attend, please RSVP with the number of attendees to Evan Fujiuchi, at

May 30th - May 31st 2015: Bill Gleason in Hawaii


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

May 30 and 31, 2015 at
Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona

Bill Gleason is a noted author and founder of Shobu Aikido. His books include, "The Spiritual Foundations of Aikido" and "Aikido and Words of Power: The Sacred Sounds of the Kototama". 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.

We are looking forward to the return of Gleason Sensei, please put this event on your calender and join us for our 27th anniversary celebration with William Gleason Shihan.

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PO Box 1712, Kailua-Kona, 96745