Karate Weapons Collection

This is a partial list of the rare, historic and/or interesting weapons in the Hawaii Karate Museum collection. Click on images below for larger versions and descriptions (including who crafted by and donor).

A wealth of information about Kobudo and Kobujutsu is available online. Some of the finest sites are:

Kusarigama & Tobikuchi

Nunchaku (Muge) & Flails


Peter Carbone

Nathan R. Brown

Ansei Uyeshiro

Shureido

Lorinda Wong-Lau

Jutte

Sai & Manji Sai



Rodney Shimabukuro

Rodney Shimabukuro


Tonfa (Tuifa)



Shureido

Don Oberloh

Yawara (Yawara-bo), Tecchu, Chizikunbo, Te No Uchi (Tenouchi), Koppo


Feliciano Ferreira

Mario McKenna

Daniel Tuckley




Donated by James R. Horne (Sangaku Bujutsu Kobudo Weapons)

Donated by Nathan R. Brown (Rising Dragons Kendo and Karate)

Bokuto & Jo


Nathan R. Brown

Don Oberloh


Donations. Many weapons have been generously donated to us and we are always seeking acquisitions, particularly of older items. If you have any historic Karate weapons, books, manuals, scrolls, magazines, photographs, or other items, please consider donating or selling them to the Hawaii Karate Museum, which is part of the Hikari Institute, a Hawaii non-profit corporation and federally tax exempt organization under IRC 501(c)(3). We would really appreciate your generosity and preserve the item you donate. Please contact Charles C. Goodin at goodin@hawaii.rr.com for further information, or send items to:

Charles C. Goodin
Hawaii Karate Museum
98-211 Pali Momi Street #640
Aiea, Hawaii 96701 USA

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