Routine Kenkyukai meetings have been temporarily suspended for now.


1. The primary objectives of this Kai is for the Kendo Yudansha to gather for inquiry and study concerning the future of the Hawai'i Kendo Federation, to promote excellence in Kendo according to the Concept of Kendo.

2. Activities of this Kai will be based on the Concept of Kendo;

"Kendo wa Ken no Riho no shuren ni yoru ningenkeisei no michi de aru."

"Kendo is a way to discipline the human character through the application of the principles of the Katana."

3. Participants of this Kai are expected to conduct with full spirit during a session, and not to engage in inpertinent activities.

4. Kenshi with Shodan rank and above, and Hawai'i Kendo Federation members are eligible to participate in this Kai.

5. Participants of this Kai will return to their respective Dojo and apply what was learned for the benefit of others.

6. As a rule, there will be no President to the Kai, but Officers, Advisors and Counselors may be appointed.

7. This Kai was founded in 1995. These rules were established to improve operations on September 1, 1998.

For more information please Email Kathy Nekomoto