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Upcoming Seminars and Announcements

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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.

Download Seminar Files (PDF format)

June 22nd - June 24th 2018: Koichi Kashiwaya Sensei Seminar

Hawaii Ki Federation is pleased to announce our 2018 SUMMER SEMINAR with Midland Ki Federation Chief Instructor, Koichi Kashiwaya Sensei.

Kashiwaya Sensei is the Shinshin Toitsu Aikido Kai (Ki Society) Advisor for North America and the Chief Instructor of the Midland Ki Federation (27 dojo across the USA, Canada, and Brazil). Sensei is one of the most senior Ki-Aikido Instructors in the USA, holding Ki-Aikido rank of Hachidan (8th degree Black Belt); Ki Development rank of Okuden; certification as a Ki Lecturer, and as a Special Examiner for Ki Society International.

He is a qualified international taigi judge, and a Souhonbu Shihan (Ki Society Headquarters instructor), teaching on behalf of HQ in Australia, and occasionally Thailand and the Philippines, in addition to his extensive teaching schedule for Midland Ki Federation and other US Ki Society groups.

Link to sensei’s biography:

See the Hawaii Ki Federation website for more information.

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

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

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.