Hawaii Karate Museum Book Collection
2000s

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Ryukyu Oke Hiden Bujutsu: Motobu Udunde no Kagakuteki Kenkyu
Scientific Research of Motobu Udunde: Secret Bujutsu of Ryukyu Royal Families

by ______ Ikeda
Heisei 12 (2000)
119 pages
Japanese language

donated by Professor Kimo Ferreira

060c 060t 060z

Karate: Roku Shukan de Tsuyoku Naru
Karate: Become Stronger in Six Weeks

by Hirokazu Kanazawa
Kokusai Shotokan Karatedo Renmei
(International Shotokan Karatedo Federation)
Published by Fukushodo
March 15, 2000 (Heisei 12)
247 pages
Japanese language

donated by Ian Ferguson

057c 057t 057z

Motobu Choki to Ryukyu Karate
Ryukyu Karate of Choki Motobu

by K. Iwai
Reprint published April 25, 2000 (Heisei 12)

Japanese language

Reprints the following by Choki Motobu (plus additional materials):

Okinawa Kenpo Toudi Jutsu Kumite-Hen
published in 1926 (Showa 2)

Watashi no Karate Jutsu
My Karate Art
Published in 1932 (Showa 7)

copies donated by Chaney J. Hardman and Sensei Takayoshi Nagamine

040c 040t 040z
publishing date page

English translation of Okinawa no Karate Sumo Meijin-Den (Shoshin Nagamine, 1986)
entitled Tales of Okinawa's Great Masters

translated by Patrick McCarthy
2000
Tuttle Publishing
169 pages
donated by Tuttle Publishing

057

Natsuhashiki Okinawa
Remembrances of Okinawa

by Katsuo Notamura
November 23, 2000
160 pages
Japanese language

Contains two photographs of Kentsu Yabu and one of his students practicing.

donated by Professor Kimo Ferreira

096c 096t 096z

Otoko: Meitoku no Jinsei Gekijo
The Life Drama of the Man, Meitoku Yagi

by Meitoku Yagi
Heisei 12 (2000)
214 pages
Japanese language

copies donated by Sensei Masaichi Oshiro and Sensei Kunio Uehara

095c 095t 095z

Saijutsu: Traditional Okinawan Weapon Art

by Katsumi Murakami
2000
Tuttle Publishing
176 pages

125c

Okinawan Mixed Plate: Generous Servings of Culture, Customs and Cuisine

various authors
August 2000
Hui O Laulima
193 pages

contains the article:

The Roots of Okinawan Karate in Hawaii, by Charles C. Goodin

donated by Hui O Laulima

174c 042c
2008 second edition

Goju Ryu Karate Do Shi
Japanese edition of The History of Karate: Okinawan Goju-Ryu

by Morio Higaonna
Heisei 13 (April 25, 2001)
CHAMP, Co., Ltd.
179 pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Morio Higaonna

058c 058t 058z

Shotokan Karate: A Precise History

by Harry Cook
May 2001
324+ pages

donated by David Chambers

054b

The Endless Quest: The Autobiography of an American Karate Pioneer

by William J. Dometrich
2001
482 pages

donated by Sensei William J. Dometrich

available for purchase at Shindokan Books International

151c

Karate Masters

by Jose M. Fraguas
2001
Unique Publications
338 pages

169c

Okinawa Karate Denretsu Hyakunin
Okinawa Karate Biographies

by Tetsuhiro Hokama
October 20, 2001
116 pages
Japanese language

110c 110z

The Filipino Sword Cane

by Halford E. Jones
2001
37 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

027c

Kanazawa, 10th Dan. Recollections of a Living Karate Legend. The early years (1931 - 1964).

by Dr. Clive Layton
2001
220+ pages

donated by Graham Noble

Kanazawa Sensei taught in Hawaii from about 1961 to 1963.

213c

Budo Karate No Sho Setsu
Introduction to Budo Karate

by Kenei Mabuni
November 25, 2001
273 pages

041c 041z

Karate-Do Tanpenshu

compiled and translated by Patrick and Yuriko McCarthy
2001
120 pages

Includes translations of the earliest articles by and about Gichin Funakoshi, including:

  • Okinawa no Bugi
  • Secret Fighting Techniques (by Sasaki Gogai)
  • Karate
  • Azato Ankoh: A Short Story About My Teacher
  • Stillness & Action/Yin Yang
  • Karatedo
  • The Bubishi

donated by Sensei Patrick McCarthy

available for purchase at the International Ryukyu Karate-jutsu Research Society

049
first edition
049c
third edition

Quest
The Ancient Way
My Life Experiences with Taika Oyata

by Steven Stark

Stark Enterprises
2001
about 200 pages

donated by Sensei Jack Music

075c

Shuri Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do
Shuri Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do

by Yoshio Nakamura
Heisei 13 (August 24, 2001)
282 pages
Japanese language

138c 138t 138z

Okinawan Goju-Ryu II: Advanced Techniques of Shorei-Kan Karate

by Seikichi Toguchi
2001
second printing 2002
Ohara Publications, Inc.
173 pages.

Hawaii's Mitsugi Kobayashi, a student of Seko Higa, is shown in photos on pages 33, 37 & 38.

202c

The Secrets of Okinawan Karate: Essence and Techniques

by Kiyoshi Arakaki
2002
Kodansha International
144 pages

196c

Secret Weapons of Jujutsu

by Don Cunningham
2002
Tuttle Publishing
122 pages

170c

Karate: The Japanese Way

by Mark Groenewold
2002
Usagi Press, in cooperation with Trafford Publishing
178 pages

donated by Sensei Michael P. Cogan

233c

Encyclopedia of Japanese Descendants in the Americas

edited by Akemi Kikumura-Yano
Japanese American National Museum
2002
AltaMira Press
322 pages

donated by Rene Tomita,
Japanese American National Museum

A photograph of Kentsu Yabu (with Admiral Kenwa Kanna) taken in 1927 on the Island of Maui, Territory of Hawaii, appears on page 35.

009c

Fighting Karate: Gosoku Ryu

by Tak Kubota
2002
Unique Publications
190 pages

donated by Sensei Patrick Nakata

i002c

Shotokan Dawn: A Selected History of Shotokan Karate in Great Britain (1956-1966)

by Dr. Clive Layton
2002
Springlands Publishing
Volume I: 320 pages
Volume I: 208 pages

donated by Sensei Vernon C. Bell

228c1
Volume I
228c2
Volume II

Kenpo Gaisetsu (reprint)
Outline of Quanfa

by Nisaburo Miki and Mizuho Takeda (later known as Mizuho Mutsu)
Originally published January 10, 1930 (Showa 5)
Tokyo Imperial University, Kenpo-Bu
Reprint published September 12, 2002
284 pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Terry Higa

012b
box cover
012c
book cover
012t
title page
012z
publishing date page

English translation of Watashi no Karate Jutsu (Choki Motobu, 1932)

entitled Karate: My Art

by Patrick and Yuriko McCarthy
2002
120 pages

Also includes a compliation of articles and new materials.

donated by Sensei Patrick McCarthy

available for purchase at the International Ryukyu Karate-jutsu Research Society

042

English translation of Kobo Jizai Goshinjutsu Karate Kenpo (Kenwa Mabuni, 1934)

entitled The Free Self-Defense Art of Karate Kenpo: Offense and Defense

by Mario McKenna
2002

donated by Sensei Mario McKenna

To inquire about obtaining a copy of this translation, please vist the author's website at mariomckenna.com or write to him at yasuda@telus.net.

211c

75 Down Blocks: Refining Karate Technique

by Rick Clark
2003
Tuttle Publishing
185 pages

050c

A Goju Ryu Guidebook: The Kogen Kan Manual for Karate

by Michael P. Cogan
2003
Trafford Publishing
191 pages

donated by Sensei Michael P. Cogan

232c

Karate: My Life

by Hirokazu Kanazawa
translated by Alex Bennett
English edition 2003
299 pages

donated by Sensei Don Warrener of Rising Sun Productions

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Karate Taikan (reprint)
Encyclopedia of Karate

by Hiroshi Kinjo
originally published 1946
reprint published July 15, 2003
220 pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Morio Higaonna

original being sought

013b
box cover
013c
book cover
013t
title page
013z
publishing date page

The Spirit of Okinawan Karate

by Fusei Kise
2003
All Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobudo Federation
191 pages

donated by Grand Master Fusei Kise

Available for purchase at www.matsumuraorthodox.com/book.htm.

023c

Classical Weaponry of Japan: Special Weapons and Tactics of the Martial Arts

by Serg Mol
2003
Kodansha International Ltd.
217 pages

098c

Okinawa Karatedo Old Grandmaster Stories

by Eizo Shimabukuro
2003 (originally written in 1964)
104 pages

English and Japanese

donated by Sensei Wilfred Santos

070c

Bujutsu Karate Eno Michi
Okinawa Koden Karate O Toshite Hakken Shita Shintaino Oyobi Shintaino No Kaihatsu

by Kenj Ushiro
February 20, 2003
Aikinyusu
220 pages
Japanese language

214c 214t 214z

The Essence of Bujutsu Karate
Shindo-ryu Karate

by Kenj Ushiro
originally published September 18, 2003
2nd edition, May 27, 2005
Aiki News
224 pages
Japanese and English languages

donated by Yoshiyuki Hashimoto

059c 059t 059z

Naha City and Urasoe City 100 Year Photograph Book

July 2003
Kyodoshuppasha
146 pages

Contains three historic Karate photos of Kentsu Yabu, Chojun Miyagi, and a group of adult students.

Mark Tankosich kindly helped us to acquire this book.

007b 007z

Karate Site Guidance

by Tetsuhiro Hokama
August 8, 2003
60 pages
Japanese language and some English

donated by Norman Ikei & Sensei Kunio Uehara

001c 001z

English translation of Seipai no Kenkyu Kobo Jizai Karate Kenpo (Kenwa Mabuni, 1934)

entitled The Study of Seipai: The Secrets of Self-defense Kenpo Karate

by Mario McKenna
2003

donated by Sensei Mario McKenna

To inquire about obtaining a copy of this translation, please vist the author's website at mariomckenna.com or write to him at yasuda@telus.net.

021c

Karate Kenkyu (reprint)
The Study of Karate

by Genwa Nakasone
Originally published on December 5, 1934 (Showa 9)
Reprint pubished on September 10, 2003
135 pages
Japanese language

donated by Barry Norris

014c 014t 014z

First Worldwide Uchinanchu Conference Journal, Hawaii 2003

articles by various authors
September, 2003
152 pages
English language

donated by Ed Kuba, Esq.

Excerpts from Charles C. Goodin's The Roots of Okinawan Karate in Hawaii appear on pages 53 and 54. See images above.

010c 010c1
Page 53
010c2
Page 54

Keinosuke Enoeda: Tiger of Shotokan Karate

by Rod Butler
Karate-London
2004
179 pages

donated by Sensei Rod Butler

This book is available for purchase at: www.karate-london.co.uk/enoeda.html.

067c

Funakoshi On Okinawa: A Portrait of Life on a Ryukyuan Island in the 19th Century, with Special Reference to Karate

by Dr. Clive Layton
2004
254 pages

donated by Dr. Clive Layton

082c

Shotokan's Secret: The Hidden Truth Behind Karate's Fighting Origins

by Bruce D. Clayton
2004
312 pages

donated by Sensei Pat Nakata

099c

Karate: A Master's Secrets of Uechi-Ryu

by Ihor Rymaruk
first edition 2004
576 pages
Japanese language and some English

donated by Sensei Ihor Rymaruk

This book is available for purchase at the author's website: uechiryu-karate.com.

037c

The International Women's Martial Arts Festival: for cultural exchange and friendship

Okinawa Karatedo Association
April, 2004
54 pages
English language

See the home page of the Women's Friendship Tour 2004

donated by Sensei Peggy Hess

059c
journal
059p
program

World Budo Sai Journal

overseen by Morio Higaonna
July 2004
156 pages

donated by Sensei Morio Higaonna

071c

Gichin Funakoshi Personal Stamps

December 26, 2004
14 pages

donated by Jason Arbogast

039c 039z

The Teachings of Karatedo

by Heiko Bittmann
2005
Translated from an abridged version of the German original (1999)
217 pages

donated by Sensei Heiko Bittmann

available for purchase at www.bittmann-verlag.com

i077c

English translation of
Karate-Do Kyohan
entitled Karate-Do Kyohan:
Master Text for the
Way of the Empty-Hand

by Gichin Funakoshi
Translated by Harumi Suzuki-Johnston
Published in 2005
262 pages
Neptune Publications

donated by Paul L. Argentieri - Neptune Publications

Available for purchase at the website of Neptune Publications .

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Kakusare Te Ita Karate I
Hidden Karate, Book I

by Genosuke Higaki

October 1, 2005
238 pages

053c 053z

100 Masters of Okinawan Karate

by Tetsuhiro Hokama
translated by Charles (Joe) Swift

January 21, 2005
92 pages

copies donated by Sensei Charles Joseph Swift and Yukihiko Noda

105c

Okinawa Den Goju Ryu Karate-Do

by Eiichi Miyazato

Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate-Do So Honbu Jundokan
October 2005
173 pages

This is an English translation of the same book, published in July 1978 (see our copy in the 1970s section).

007b 007c 007z

Okinawa Denryu Karate-Do Shorin-Ryu No Kata

by Shugoro Nakazato
March 15, 2005
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Pat Nakata

047c 047t i047z

The Secret Royal Martial Arts of Ryukyu

by Matsuo Kanenori Sakon
translated by Joe Swift

2005
188 pages

donated by Sensei Charles Joseph Swift

104c

The Story of Emmigration from Haebaru County, Okinawa Prefecture

2006
405 pages

donated by Kisei Teruya (son of Kizo Teruya)

Includes a description of Kame Kaneshiro (later known as Ritaro Kaneshiro), one of the original 26 Okinawan immigrants to Hawaii in 1900. Kaneshiro was from Tsukazan and studied Karate under Sokon "Bushi" Matsumura.

i079c i079t i079z

Kajukenbo: The Original Mixed Martial Art

by John Bishop
2006
228 pages

donated by Prof. John Bishop
available at kajukenboinfo.com

Kajukenbo was formed in Hawaii in 1947.

063c

Kakusare Te Ita Karate II
Hidden Karate, Book II

by Genosuke Higaki

April 20, 2006
293 pages

054c 054z

Shotokan Dawn Over Ireland. A Selected Early History of Shotokan Karate in Eire (1960-1964).

by Dr. Clive Layton
2006
85 pages

donated by Dr. Clive Layton

018c

Seipai no Kenkyu (The Study of Seipai)
Kobo Jizai (Attack and Defense at Will)
Karate Kenpo
(reprint)

by Shihan Kenwa Mabuni
Published October 25, 1934 (Showa 9)
reprint published August 30, 2006
185 pages
Japanese language

original being sought

i062c
cover
i062z
publishing date page

Funakoshi, Father of Modern Karate

by Willy J. Ortiz
2006
220 pages

donated by Sensei Willy J. Ortiz

0i59c

Tigikai. Theories and Analyses of Isshin-ryu Karate-Do Kata.

Book 1: Naihanchi Kata

by Don Roberts

2006 (estimated)
43 pages

donated by Sensei Don Roberts

016c

The Dojo Desk Reference
A Translation of Hyaku Jiten No Bugei

by Akatsuki Sakiyama
translated by Don Oberloh
2006
536 pages

donated by Sensei Don Oberloh
Oberloh Sensei taught Karate in Hawaii for many years. He currently resides on the mainland.

available for purchase at dojodeskreference.com.

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Karate: Pin'an Kata In Depth

by Keiji Tomiyama
2006
Empire Books
200 pages.

donated by Sensei Pat Nakata

050c

Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Karate Kobujutsu No Kenkyu
The Study of Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobujutsu

by Sho Tsunaba
June 28, 2006
143 pages

038c 038z

Bugen No Bujin Yuchoku Higa
The Life of Martial Artist Yuchoku Higa

July 18, 2006
143 pages

040c 040z

Karate Kenpo: Goshinjutsu Biden (reprint)
Karate Kenpo: Self-Defense Secret Story

by Kenwa Mabuni
Published in 1934 (Showa 9)
Reprint published August 30, 2006
166 pages

original being sought

i061c
cover
i061z
publishing date page

Okinwan-English Wordbook

by Mitsugu Sakihara

2006
309 pages

Has definitions of several Karate words and terms such as karati, pin'an, naihanchi, passai, kuusankuu, and tii.

donated by Joyce Shimabukuro

090c

20th Century Samurai:
Richard Kim 1917-2001

written and compiled by Don Warrener
2006
421 pages

Also includes profiles of Jimmy Miyagi, Anthony "Tony" Troche, and Patrick McCarthy.

donated by Sensei Don Warrener of Rising Sun Productions

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Timeline of Karate History
Pre-History to 2000

by Tetsuhiro Hokama
translated by Charles (Joe) Swift

March 7, 2007
171 pages

copies donated by Sensei Charles Joseph Swift

076c

Secrets of Okinawan Karate & Kobudo
(DVDs #1 - #14)

by Patrick McCarthy
International Ryukyu Karate Research Society
(koryu-uchinadi.com)

Published by Rising Sun Productions Inc.
(risingsunproductions.net)

Donated by Sensei Patrick McCarthy


Yakusoku Kumite
Drills #1

Arakaki Seisan #2

Yamane Ryu
Bojutsu #3

Kenpo Jutsu #4

Kata Bunkai Part I #5

Kata Bunkai Part II #6

Kata Bunkai Part III #7

Kata Bunkai Part IV #8

Koryu Uchinadi
Nyumon #9

Source of Karate #10

Kansetsu Tuite
Waza #11

Shime/Tuite
Waza #12

Nage Waza #13

Ne Waza #14
The Shotokan Dawn Supplement

by Dr. Clive Layton
2007
171 pages

donated by Dr. Clive Layton

094c

Shotokan Horizon. A Technical Account of the First Karate Training in Great Britain (1956 - 1958)

by Dr. Clive Layton
2007
87 pages

donated by Dr. Clive Layton

093c

You Don't Have To Dress To Kill
Early Female Shotoka Karateka of the British Isles (1957-1966)

by Clive Layton and Dinushni Muthucumarana

2007
85 pages

donated by Dinushni Muthucumarana

082c

Karatedo History and Philosophy

by Takao Nakaya

2007
214 pages

donated by Sensei Takao Nakaya

099c
2007 edition
079c
original 1986 edition

Karate Goju Ryu Meibukan

by Lex Opdam
2007
311 pages

donated by Sensei Lex Opdam

meibukani

Shotokan: Uberlieferte Texte Historische Untersuchungen

by Henning Wittwer

2007
197

donated by Henning Wittwer

089c

Okinawa Karate-Do:
A Selection of Readings and Documents in the History of Shorin-Ryu Matsumura Seito

Edited and Published by the Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Matsumura Seito Karate Kobudo Federation
2008
172 pages

donated by Grand Master Fusei Kise

Available for purchase at www.matsumuraorthodox.com/book.htm.

022c

Working With Warriors

by Dennis Martin
2008
Milo Books Ltd.
316 pages.

donated by Graham Noble

051c

Oyama Kyokushin Dairen
Oyama Kyokushin Style

by Saesato Motoi

November 20, 2008
446 pages

donated by David Funakoshi

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Okinawa Traditional Old Martial Arts

by Masahiro Nakamoto
translated by Miguel De Luz

English edition: July 17, 2008
229 pages

donated by Sensei Pat Nakata

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My Karate Odyssey

by Hoosain Narker
2008
CJ Litho
238 pages.

donated by Sensei Hoosain Narker
Available for purchase at Shugyosha.org.

053c

Tigikai. Theories and Analyses of Isshin-ryu Karate-Do Kata.

Sanchin and Sunsu Kata

by Don Roberts

Ganbatte Publishing Company
2008 (estimated)
89 pages

donated by Sensei Don Roberts

003c

Tigikai. Theories and Analyses of Isshin-ryu Karate-Do Kata.

Seisan Kata

by Don Roberts

Ganbatte Publishing Company
2008 (estimated)
88 pages

donated by Sensei Don Roberts

024c

Okinawan Mixed Plate II: Generous Servings of Culture, Customs and Cuisine

various authors
September 2008
Hui O Laulima
234 pages

contains the article:

The Roots of Okinawan Karate in Hawaii, by Charles C. Goodin

donated by Sensei Rodney Sadao Shimabukuro and Joyce Shimabukuro

042c 174c
2000 original edition

Okinawa Karate and Kobudo Enclyclopedia

by Shigeru Takimiyagi, Katsuhiko Shinzato, Masahiro Nakamoto, and others
2008
746 pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Katsuhiko Shinzato

025c i025z

English translation of Karate-Do Taikan

entitled An Overview of Karatedo

translation and commentary by Mario McKenna
2009
310 pages

donated by Sensei Mario McKenna

Available for purchase at Lulu.com (book listing)

058c

Okinawa Gojuryu Karatedo Kyokai Seminar

August 21 - 22, 2009
72 pages

donated by Sensei Dennis May

065c

2009 Okinawa Traditional Karatedo World Tournament

2009 Okinawa Traditional Karatedo World Tournament Executive Committee
The Society for the Advancement of the Traditional Okinawa Karate
2009
80 pages

donated by Sensei Dennis May

064c

Karate: The Complete Kata

by Hirokazu Kanazawa

Kodansha International
2009
240 pages

donated by Sensei Hisae Ishii-Chang

078c

Goju Ryu Handbook

by Dennis May
New Zealand Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Kyokai
2010
29 pages

donated by Sensei Dennis May

063c

The Karate Code
(a collection of writings)

by Jesse Enkamp

2011
142 pages

donated by Sensei Jesse Enkamp
visit karatebyjesse.com

071c

Dancing in the Kara of Te

by Brenda Guiled

Kimae Books
2011
128 pages

donated by Sensei Brenda Guiled

079c

Karate: History and Philosophy

by Takao Nakaya

JSS Publishing Company
2011
294 pages

donated by Sensei Takao Nakaya

070c

Book of the Dragon and the Phoenix

by Scot Mertz

Lulu Publishing
2011
235 pages

donated by Sensei Scot Mertz

074c



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