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Upcoming Seminars and Announcements

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February 20th - 25th 2018: Eiji Katsurada Shihan in Honolulu

Eiji Katsurada Shihan (Aikikai Hombu Dojo) will be on Oahu Tuesday Feb 20 through Sunday Feb 25 as follows:

Tuesday Feb 20 @. Aikido of Honolulu (Todaiji Temple off Pali Hwy). 6:30 - 8:00 pm No mat fee
Wednesday Feb 21 @ Hawaii Betsuin Aikido Club. (Pacific Buddhist Academy) 6:30 - 8:00pm
Thursday Feb 22 @ Hawaii Aikido Kai dojo (Waialae dojo) 6:30-8:00pm. See mat fees below
Friday Feb 23 @Aikido of Honolulu (Todaiji Temple). 6:30-8:00pm no mat fee
Saturday Feb 24 @ Hawaii Aikido Kai dojo (Waaialae dojo) 8:30 - 9:30 am & 9:30 - 10:30 am. See mat fees below
Sunday Feb 25 @ Hawaii Aikido Kai dojos (Waianae dojo). 9am; 10:15 am; 1 pm & 2:15 pm see mat fees below

Mat Fees for Hawaii Aikido Kai dojo :
Thursday - $20
Saturday - $35
Sunday - $55
Saturday & Sunday - $75
All 3 days (Thursday, Saturday, Sunday) - $85

May 26th - 27th 2018: Aiki Kai o Kona's 30th Anniversary with Takeshi Yamashima Shihan

Aloha, Aiki Kai o Kona is delighted to welcome Yamashima sensei for our 30th annual seminar! We are pleased to announce and invite you to:


Please join us to celebrate and enjoy practice with Yamashima sensei. Mahalo for your support over the years!

Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and May 27, 2018 at Hale Halawai Park Kailua-Kona

CLASSES (Schedule remains subject to change)

SATURDAY – May 26th

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM CLASS
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Youth Focused CLASS (Free to kids 12 and under)
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM CLASS


SUNDAY - May 27th

6:30 AM to 7:30 AM WEAPONS at DOJO

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM CLASS
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Youth Focused CLASS (Free to kids 12 & under)

SHARON and BILL (808) 325-7501

Adult - $185.00 Youth - $100.00 Youth: Special Single Class - Free
Adult One day only, Includes lunch - $100
Youth One day only, Includes lunch - $55
Lunch – non-practicers: $10.00
Dinner – non-practicers: $30.00

Please send in your application and payment to Aiki Kai o Kona:

PO Box 1712, Kailua-Kona, 96745

Please let us know if you need assistance with accommodations or transportation. We are working on a few rooms at the Kona Seaside Hotel for $99/night.

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August 17th - 19th 2018: Aikido of Hilo Inagaki Sensei Seminar

Inagaki Shihan, 8th Dan, from the Ibaraki Branch of Hombu Dojo will instruct. Details to be announced.

See the Aikido of Hilo 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.