Ryan MEARS, 15, of the Kailua-Kona Dojo received his Shodan promotion certificate on June 22, 2023, from Sensei Roland YAMAMOTO.
Pictured left to right: SHIROMA Hanshi, Ryan MEARS Senpai, and YAMAMOTO Sensei
June 22, 2023, the Kailua-Kona Dojo celebrates Ryan MEARS promotion to Shodan with this group photo. Pictured left to right are, front row:
Brooklyn MANASAS, Torin OKAMOTO, Elio OKAMOTO, Mie FUNAKOSHI, Ezekiel BRADLEY, and Ayden DEWS
Back row L-R: SHIROMA Hanshi, Kenichi FURUTO Senpai, Ryan MEARS Senpai, Riki FURUTO, and Roland YAMAMOTO Sensei.