October 18, 2019

2019 Okinawa Karate Day

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In March 2005, Okinawa Prefectural Government decreed that October 25th is a Karate Day. This year there are some events planned to commemorate the Karate Day.

Okinawa Karate Kaikan (沖縄空手会館) announced that they will host the Okinawa Karate International Seminar 2019 in 2020.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 to Sunday, January 26, 2020 – Total 6 days

Okinawa Karate Kaikan Dojo

Opening ceremony January 21 (Tue) 9: 30-10: 00
Seminars from each style; January 21 (Tues.) – 26 (Sun.),
10:00~12:00/13:30 – 15:30 (Morning and afternoon sessions come as one set)
4 ryūha will hold seminars every day (Shorin-ryū/Uechi-ryū/Goju-ryū/Kobudo)
You can select one session per day, for a total of 4 seminars.
Bus tour January 23 (Thurs)
Closing ceremony January 25 (Sat)
Exchange demonstration January 26 (Sun)
Farewell Party January 26 (Sun)

Okinawa Karate International Seminar Information

Another event will be held “Demonstrations on Karate Day” on October 25, 2019.

Demonstrations on Karate Day

The Library has a huge collection of karate related materials. Some items are not circulating (cannot be checked out), but some are circulating.

For the Library’s Hawai’i Karate Special Collection, please visit https://guides.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/okinawa/hawaii_karate_collection

Hawaii Karate Collection in Hamilton Library