Hawaii Karate Museum Book Collection
1990s

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JKF Karate Kumite Regulations
JKF Karate Kata Regulations

by Japan Karate Federation
no date found, estimated 1990
48 pages
Japanese language

093c

Kenpo Kaiho 28: Tokyo Daigaku Karate-bu Soritu 65 Shunen Kinen Tokubetu-go
Kenpo Kaiho Volume 28: Special Edition on the Occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Tokyo University Karate Club

Tokyo University Karate Club
Showa 65 (1990)
379+ pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Shingo Ohgami

116c

Karate-Do Kyohan (reprint)
Karate-Do Master Text

by Gichin Funakoshi
Originally published 1935 (Showa 10)
Reprint published in 1990
302 pages
Japanese language

038b
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038c
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038t
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038z
publishing date page

Ryukyu Oke Hiden Bujutsu
Secret Bujutsu of Ryukyu Royal Families

by Matsuo Kanenorisakon
September 20, 1990
Baseball Magazine
186 pages
Japanese language

donated by Professor Kimo Ferreira

059c 059t 059z

Karate of Okinawa: Building Warrior Spirit With Gan, Soku, Tanden, Riki

by Robert Scaglione
1990
Person-To-Person Publishing, Inc.
136 pages.

157c

The Autobiography of Peter Urban (American Sensei)

1990 (estimated)
no publishing information
154 pages

donated by Graham Noble

004c

Celebration of Okinawan-Ken Karate-Do Renmei

1991
262 pages
Japanese language

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa

229b
box cover
229c
book cover
229t
title page
229z
publishing date page

Journal: 85th Birthday Celebration for Shoshin Nagamine
History and Culture of Matsubayashi-Ryu

1991
privately published
163 pages

donated by Sensei Shoshin Nagamine

194c

Karatedo Taikan (reprint)
A Broad View of Karatedo

Chief Editor: Karate Researcher Genwa Nakasone
Authors: Genwa Nakasone, Hironori Ohtsuka, Gichin Funakoshi, Chomo Hanashiro, Shinpan Shiroma, Choshin Chibana, Chojun Miyagi, Shinken Taira
Originally published May 5, 1938 (Showa 13) by Tokyo Tosho
This reproduction September 25, 1991 by Rokurindo Shoten
414 pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Pat Nakata

029b
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029c
book cover
029t
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029z
publishing date page

Okinawa: Island of Karate

by George W. Alexander
originally published in September 1991
revised edition August 1998
Yamazato Publications
127 pages

082c

Introduction to Nick Cerio's Kenpo

by Nick Cerio
1991
Nick Cerio's Kenpo, Inc.
29 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

068c

Karate No Kokoro To Jutsu
Karate Spirit and Art

by Katsumi Murakami
February 1, 1991
209 pages

donated by John Oberle

044c 044z

Karate: Die Offiziellen Regeln; Wissenswertes Von A Bis Z
Official Rules of German Karate Federation and Short A to Z Encyclopedia

1991
Niedernhausen: Falken
113 pages
German language

donated by Thomas Feldmann

043c

Karate-Do: The Way of Shito-Ryu

by Del Saito
1991
Osprey Publications
119 pages

Saito Sensei was born and raised in Hawaii.

127c

Grandmaster Raymond Tobosa's Systematic Approach to Effective Escrima

by Grandmaster Raymond Tobosa
1991
43 pages

donated by Donald S. Mendoza

Grandmaster Tobosa was a well known Escrima instructor in Hawaii. He also studied Kenpo and Karate.

072c

Karate No Ri
Karate Reasoning

by Masahiro Yanagawa
originally published January 1, 1991
May 1, 1992 edition
227 pages
Japanese language

091c 091t 091z

Chugoku Kenpo Dagekihou
Chinese Kenpo: How to Attack

by _______________
Heisei 3 (August 15, 1991)
126 pages
Japanese language

106c 106t 106z

Kyusho-Jitsu: The Dillman Method of Pressure Point Fighting

by George Dillman with Chris Thomas
1992
George Dillman Karate International
271 pages.

153c

Koden: Ryukyu Karate Jutsu
Traditional Ryukyu Karate Jutsu

by Tsukuo Iwai
Heisei 4 (1992)
164 pages
Japanese language

063c 063t 063z

Bubishi: Martial Art Spirit
Secret Karate Text of the Masters

translated and edited by George W. Alexander and Ken Penland
December 1993
Yamazato Publications
180 pages

081c

Isshinryu Karate: The One Heart Method

by Steve Armstrong as told to Jay Alevizon
1993
American Okinawan Karate Association
131 pages.

158c

The Original Martial Arts Encyclopedia: Traditions, History, Pioneers

by John Corcoran and Emil Farkas with Stuart Sobel
1993
Pro-Action Publishing
436 pages.

166c

Old Grand Master
Yashuhiro Konishi
"Karate & His Life"

by Kouzo Kaku
1993
29 pages

donated by Sensei Sean Robers

077c

Nippon Kenpo Karate-Do
Japanese Kenpo Karate-Do

by Hiroshi Koizumi
Heisei 5 (1993)
69 pages
Japanese language

090c 090t 090z

English translation of Karate-Do Gaisetsu (Chojun Miyagi, 1934)

entitled Karatedo Gaisetsu: An Outline of Karatedo

by Patrick and Yuriko McCarthy
1993
20 pages

donated by Sensei Patrick McCarthy

175c

Honbu Choki Motobu Ryukyu Kenpo Karate Jutsu Tasujin
Choki Motobu Ryukyu Kenpo Jutsu Great Person

by Hiroshi Koizumi
Heisei 5 (May 25, 1993)
141 pages
Japanese language

089c 089t 089z

Nihon Denryu Heiho Motobu Kenpo
Motobu Kenpo: A Traditional Japanese (Fighting) Strategy
reprint published Heisei 5 (1993)
Japanese language

Reprints the following by Choki Motobu:

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

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

donated by Sensei Chosei Motobu

035b
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035t
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035z
publishing date page

Essence of Karate
Text Book No. 1
Okinawa Karate-Do Goju-Ryu Shorei-Kan

by Seikichi Toguchi

1st English Edition - June 24, 1993
111 pages
The Shorei-Kan Canada Karate Association

donated by David A. Williams

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Journal: Karate Kobudo Kokusai Embu Taikai: Sensei Shuguro Nakazato
Journal: Karate Kobudo International Celebration: Sensei Shuguro Nakazato

1994
195 pages
Japanese language

204c

Advanced Pressure Point Fighting of Ryukyu Kempo

by George Dillman with Chris Thomas
1994
George Dillman Karate International
272 pages.

152c

Ryukyu Kenpo Toudi (reprint)
Ryukyu Kenpo Karate

by Gichin Funakoshi
Originally published in 1922
Reprint published in 1994
Japanese language

acquired with a donation from Sensei Rodney Shimabukuro

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031c
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031t
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031z
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Essential Shorinjiryu Karatedo

by Masayuki Kukan Hisataka
first edition, 1994
Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc.
223 pages.

143c

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Untold Story of Kenwa Mabuni and Shitoryu Karatedo

by Patrick McCarthy
1994
International Ryukyu Karate Research Society
31 pages

donated by Sensei Patrick McCarthy

176c

Motobu Choki to Yamada Tetsuo Kenkyu
Reseach of Choki Motobu and Tetsuo Yamada
Reprint published December 25, 1994 (Heisei 6)
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)

donated by Chaney J. Hardman

036b
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036t
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036z
publishing date page

____________________ Ryukyu Bojutsu
Secret Techniques of Ryukyu Bojutsu

by Katsumi Murakami
1994
123 pages
Japanese language

191c

Heiho Okugisho
The Secret of High Strategy

by Kansuke Yamamoto
translated by Toshishiro Obata

W. M. Hawley
1994
136 pages

072c

Chogoku Bujutsu Kihon Renshur

Basic Practice (Principles) of Chinese Bujutsu

Volume 1: Konjutsu Yarijutsu (Staff and Spear)
Volume 2: Bujutsu Kihonkou (The Basics of Bujutsu)
Volume 3: Taikyokuken Kihonkou
Volume 4: Sanshu Nyumon (Entrance to Chinese Grappling)
Volume 5: Kenjutsu Katanajutsu (The Art of Sword)
Volume 6: Taikyokusuishu Nyumon (Entrance to Taikyokusuishu)

by multiple authors
1994 -1995
Baseball Magazine Sha
801 pages in total
Japanese language

003c 003t 003z

Who's Who of A.T.A.M.A.
1995 Directory, First Edition

A.T.A.M.A., American Teachers Association of the Martial Arts, and I.T.A.M.A., International Teachers Association of the Martial Arts
1995
188 pages

donated by Sensei Don Warrener of Rising Sun Productions

i025c

Karate Do Kobudo Kihon Chosa Hokokusho (II)
Standard Research Report on Karatedo and Kobudo

edited by the Okinawa Ken Kyoiku-cho Bunka-ka
Heisei 7 (1995)
125 pages
Japanese language

061c 061t 061z

Tuite: Advanced Pressure Point Grappling

by George Dillman with Chris Thomas
1995
George Dillman Karate International
360 pages.

192c

Okinawa Karate "Kobudo" Graph

by Okinawa Prefecture Board of Education
1995
69 pages

copies donated by Sensei William J. Dometrich, Sensei Nick Racanelli, Jr., and Barry Norris

146c

English translation of Okinawa Kenpo Toudi Jutsu Kumite-Hen (Choki Motobu, 1926)

entitled Okinawan Kempo

by Masters Publication
1995
130 pages

046

The Bible of Karate: Bubishi

by Patrick McCarthy
1995
Charles E. Tuttle Company
214 pages

070

Unante: The Secrets of Karate

by John Sells
1995
W. M. Hawley
350 pages plus 1996 Reference Supplement

Supplement donated by Sensei Chuck Phillips

080c 080c1

Bu No Odori
Martial Art Dance

by Seikichi Uehara
May 25, 1995
253 pages.

041c

Zen Kobudo: Mysteries of Okinawan Weaponry and Te

by Mark Bishop
1996
Charles E. Tuttle Company
182 pages.

160c

Rentan Goshin Toudi Jutsu (reprint)
Rentan Goshin Karate Jutsu

by Gichin Funakoshi
Originally published in 1925 (Taisho 14)
Reprint published in 1996
Japanese language

acquired with a donation from Sensei Dicky Shimoko

030b
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030c
book cover
030t
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030z
publishing date page

The History of Karate:
Okinawan Goju-Ryu

(limited hardcover edition)

by Morio Morio Higaonna
first edition, May 1996
Dragon Books, Great Britain
226 pages

The Japanese edition of this book was published in 2001.

022c 022t

The History of Karate:
Okinawan Goju-Ryu

(paperback edition)

by Morio Higaonna
1996
Dragon Books
226 pages

donated by David Chambers

066

History and Traditions of Okinawan Karate

by Tetsuhiro Hokama
1996
Masters Publication
151 pages

077c

Reprint of Kobo Kenpo Karate-Do Nyumon

by Kenwa Mabuni and Genwa Nakasone
Originally published October 10, 1935 (Showa 10)
Reprint date February 28, 1996
219 pages
Japanese language

acquired with a donation from Lorraine Yoshioka

216b
box cover
216c
book cover
216t
title page
216z
publishing date page

Kenka Karateka Denji

by Osamu Ogura
1996
223 pages
Japanese language

donated by Graham Noble

201c

Okinawa Karate-Do Gaisetsu: Budo Karate no Shoso
An Introduction to the Okinawan Traditional Karate: Aspects of Karate as Martial Arts

by Shigeru Takamiyagi, Toshio Higa
and Katsuyoshi Higa
August 15, 1996
Okinawa Karate-Do Kyokai
538 pages
Japanese language with some English

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa

103c 103t1
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Jinmyaku no Shiori
An Introduction to Personnel

August 15, 1996
Okinawa Karate-Do Kyokai
154 pages
Japanese language with some English

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa

104c 104t 104z

Journal: Okinawa Karate and Kobudo World Tournament: Commemorating the Dedication of Okinawa Prefecture Hall of Martial Arts

1996
Okinawa Karate and Kobudo World Tournament Executive Committee
24 pages

donated by Sensei Kunio Uehara

149c

Journal: Not Read

1996
39 pages

donated by Sensei Katsuhiko Shinzato

168c

Journal: The World Progress of Okinawa Karate/Kobudo: The Road to the Okinawa Karate Kobudo World Tournament

1996
Okinawa Karate Kobudo World Tournament Executive Committee
64 pages

Copies donated by Sensei Katsuhiko Shinzato and Sensei Masaichi Oshiro

147c

Karate Techniques & Tactics:
Skills for Sparring and Self-Defense

by Patrick M. Hickey
1997
Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.

061c

Karate Master: The Life and Times of Mitsusuke Harada

Hardcover 1997
by Clive Layton
208 pages

donated by Graham Noble

147c

Karate-do: Kobudo Kihon Chosa Hokukosho
Karate-do: Kobudo Research Report

1997
by Okinawa-ken Educational Organization
179 pages

203c

Journal: Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Karate Kobudo Embu Taikai
Journal: Okinawa Shorin-Ryu International Friendship Karate-Kobudo Celebration

1997
132 pages

205c

Karate no Hanashi (reprint)
The Story of Karate

by Genwa Nakasone
Original published May 14, 1939 (Showa 14)
Reprint published in 1997
57+ pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Morio Higaonna

032c 032t 032z

Background Readings in Tae Kwon Do & Martial Arts

by Dae Shik Kim
NANAM Publishing House
1998
158 pages

066c

Chugoku Ryukyu Bugeisha

by Tadahiko Ohtsuka
1998
319 pages

Japanese language

188c

The Empty Hand: A Karate Workbook

by Rui Umezawa
1998
Weatherhill
64 pages.

163c

Ryu-Te No Michi
The Way of Ryukyu Hands (Classical Okinawan Karate)

by Seiyu Oyata
Oyata Enterprises, Inc.
154 pages

donated by Thomas Oyasato

179c

Journal: The First Okinawa Traditonal Karatedo Kobudo World Tournament

1999
The First Okinawa Traditonal Karatedo Kobudo World Tournament Executive Committee
160 pages

donated by Sensei Kunio Uehara

148c

Program: The First Okinawa Traditonal Karatedo Kobudo World Tournament
The World Super-Masters Seminar

1999
The First Okinawa Traditonal Karatedo Kobudo World Tournament Executive Committee
14 pages

donated by Sensei Kunio Uehara

149d

Gung Gee Fook Fu
Taming The Tiger

by Buck Sam Kong
Second printing 1999
159 pages

Sifu Kong was a very active teacher in Hawaii.

046c

Reminiscences by Master Mitsusuke Harada

by Dr. Clive Layton
1999
157 pages

donated by Sensei Shingo Ohgami

115c

Kyokushin Karate: Self-Defense Techniques

by Bobby Lowe
1999
published by Bobby Lowe
124 pages

Lowe Sensei is one of Hawaii's most senior Karate instructors. He also made an excellent video to accompany this book.

donated by Sensei Bobby Lowe

124c

Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts: Koryu Uchinadi
Parts 1 & 2

compiled and translated by Patrick and Yuriko McCarthy
1999
Tuttle Publishing
116 & 133 pages

071a 071b

Essay: Karate-Do Gaisetsu (reprint)
Outline of Karate-Do

by Chojun Miyagi
Published March 23, 1934 (Showa 9)
Reprint published in 1999 by Patrick McCarthy

This essay was written just before Miyagi Sensei's May 3, 1934 visit to Hawaii.

Japanese language

donated by Sensei Patrick McCarthy

042

Shotokan Karate: Its History and Creator

by Willy J. Ortiz
October 1999
109 pages

donated by Sensei Willy J. Ortiz

002c

Karate-Do Kyohan II

by Seikichi Toguchi

August 15, 1999
140 pages

donated by David A. Williams

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