Friday, March 26, 2010

Karate Instructor Charged

Update, November 29 2011:
The karate instructor and founder of the Hawaii Karate Association, has been indicted on an additional sexual assault charge, according to


Hawaii -- A 31-year-old Oahu karate instructor has been charged with molesting one of his teenage students, according to

A 17-year-old male karate student told police the instructor sexually assaulted him over a period of two years. Investigators have reportedly been interviewing other possible victims as well.


Sensei J. Richard Kirkham B.Sc. said...


I try to remember people are innocent until proven guilty, but as a martial arts instructor here in Honolulu I really don't like hearing about this kind of stuff happening. I tend to hold fellow martial artists as above the norm for honor.

Just remember, innocent until proven guilty

Torbjorn Arntsen said...

Hi and thanks for you comment!
You are right of course that anyone is innocent until proven otherwise.