About Us

“Masakatsu Agatsu” – “True Victory is Victory Over Oneself”, Morihei Ueshiba

The Aikido Ohana is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the practice of Aikido in a friendly and open environment since 1981. The Aikido Ohana is affiliated with the Aikikai Foundation – Aikido World Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. The Aikido Ohana is located in Honolulu Hawaii, on the island of Oahu.

Classes are taught in rotation by the chief instructor, Alan Nagahisa, the dojo instructors, Alex Tripp, Roger Kwok, Bill Doi, Daijo Kaneshiro, and other senior members of The Aikido Ohana.

The Aikido Ohana does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. All students of Aikido, regardless of affiliation, are welcome to practice. New members may join at any time; no previous experience is necessary. Visitors are welcome to watch classes at any time.