This 1937 Yearbook of the Shuri High School is part of the Hawaii Karate Museum Rare Book Collection. Thank you very much to Andreas Quast of Duesseldorf, Germany, for translation assistance with this yearbook.
As indicated below, the high school had a Karate Club (the same page also shows the Table Tennis Club). The teacher in charge the club was Tokuda Anbun, a student of Anko Itosu, who was responsible for the introduction of Karate to the Okinawan school program around 1903. The Karate page reads:
Upper row, from left to right:
Table Tennis Club:
Middle row, from left to right:
Terukina (Akina Juken/Choken)
Bottom row, from left to right:
Gibu Sokumatsu (Ikimatsu)
Akamine Shotei (Shojo)
Arakaki Seiji (Shoji)
The spirit of Karate is the Aloha spirit
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