The Vistors of Saitama Prefecture Japan

December 14, 2003

 

                                                                          By Kathy Nekomoto

 

The Hawaii Kendo Federation was honored to receive guest kendoists from the Saitama Prefecture of Japan.   They came to Hawaii on December 10 and began practicing at Kenshikan, Myohoji and the Honbu dojo.   A special practice was held on Sunday December 14 at the Honbu Dojo in Kaimuki.  The visitors included:

            Yoshio Koyama,  8 dan

            Akihide Watanabe,  7 dan

            Kazushige Yoshioka,  7 dan

            Iwao Kobayashi,  7 dan

            Hitoshi Amano,  7 dan

            Masao Kondo,  5 dan

            Noriko Kondo,  5 dan

            Misao Konno,  5 dan

            Yasushi Utsunomiya, 5 dan

            Hitoshi Onoe,  5 dan

            Fumiyasu Koyama,  beginner

Gifts were exchanged and  the members of the godogeiko had lunch together.

We look forward to their return visit.

           

           

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