Kailua-Kona dojo promotions

On September 14, 2023, Torin Okamoto was promoted to purple belt by Roland Yamamoto Sensei. On December 5, 2023, Brooklyn Manasas was promoted to green belt by Roland Yamamoto Sensei of the Kailua-Kona Dojo.

Aloha Cup Karate Tournament

On November 25, 2023, two IKL Karate-Ka participated in the Aloha Cup Karate Tournament.  It was hosted by the World Karate Academy in Waimea, Hawaii.In the 9-10 year old division, Troy Kawamura took 3rd in kata and 1st in kumite, while Kai Swindler won 2nd in kata...

International Karate League Karate Championship Results

After a four-year hiatus, Kona’s longest running and popular Karate competition returned for its 16th edition.  On Saturday, November 4, 2023, the 16th Annual International Karate League (IKL) Karate Championship was held at the Kekuaokalani Gymnasium in...

Kailua-Kona Dojo Promotions

In August 2023, Mie FUNAKOSHI was promoted to Purple Belt Hachikyu.  Mie is pictured receiving her promotion from Sensei Roland YAMAMOTO. In September 2023, Torin OKAMOTO was promoted to Purple Belt Hachikyu. Torin is pictured in the center of the group holding his...

Captain Cook Dojo Promotion

In August 2023, Austin LAI was promoted to Purple Belt Hachikyu.  He is pictured receiving his purple belt and kyu certificate from Sensei Jenna SHIROMA.

16th IKL Karate Championship

The International Karate League Kona Dojos will be hosting their 16th IKL KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at the Keakuaokalani Gymnasium in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  The event starts at 9 am and should end at about 3:30 pm.  This event is an...

Sensei Suz Field promotion

Shihan visited Truckee, CA this past weekend. He is doing remarkably well. Shihan observed a joint training session of the Truckee and the Tahoe Donner Dojos. At that time he presented Sensei Suz Field with her Godan certificate. Our congratulations go out to Sensei...