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Koa Kimura's Photojournal

The Story of Aikido in Hawaii, 1961

When Koa Kimura Sensei passed away in 1997, a photo-journal which he had kept since 1961 was passed onto his grandson, Steve Nishi. Steve has given permission to put this journal onto the Web.

The journal consists of 40 pages containing 142 photographs, many of O-sensei. The journal is divided into the sections given below. The section titles used here are directly from the journal. Each page consists of reduced copies of the photographs. Most photographs can be clicked on to download a larger version of the picture. Each page of the photo-journal is represented by one web page.

According to a sticker on the inside cover of the journal, the photographer and editor was H. M. Sakoda.