Our purpose is to build human character by disciplining the mind, body, and spirit through proper kendo training and to develop community-minded citizens through participation in Sangha and community activities.
Hilo Hongwanji Kendo Club will be closing its doors at the end of June.  Sensei Owen Nishioka will be retiring.  Our fondest aloha and mahalo to Sensei Owen as he ventures into another chapter in life.

Kendo Club Kagami Biraki

Kendo Rank Judgment was held on March 3, 2018


      On April 8, 2017, the Hilo Hongwanji Kendo Club held its Rank Ceremony and Potluck-style Dinner.  Kendo Club students and their Parents, guests of the kendo club, and kendo club Instructor participated in the annual event.