Leeward Judo Club

Club History

Leeward Judo Club was established in 1984 by Tsuruo Fukushima.  Fukushima Sensei Retired from Civil Service in Okinawa, Where he built the most powerful Non-Japanese club, Even winning a prestigious team event amongst many Japan Clubs.  He developed more than a hundred students to the rank of black belt or higher.  One of his best students, Kevin Asano, represented the United States in the 1988 Olympics and won the silver medal.  Many of his other students have won National Championships and a few have represented the United States in International Competition.  Leeward Judo Club practices in the cafeteria of Pearl City High School who have been very gracious in helping to build solid citizens fo Hawaii given focus, discipline, and self-confidence through training and inspiration of Judo.

Club Address

Pearl City Dojo:
2100 Hookiekie (Pearl City High School Cafeteria)
Pearl City, HI 96782

Kapolei Dojo:
91-971 Farrington Hwy
(Hawaii Tokai International College Auditorium)
Kapolei, HI 96707

Practice Times

Pearl City Dojo:
M/W/F 6:00-7:30pm

Kapolei Dojo:
T/ Th 6:30-8:00pm

Contact Info

Pearl City Dojo:
Contact Person: Everett Pavo
Phone: (808) 436-1804

Kapolei Dojo:
Contact Person: Randall Platt
Phone: (808) 255-4530

Website: leewardjudoclub.com

Mailing Address:
94-1190 Kahuahale Street
Waipahu, HI 96797


Executive Instructor: Kevin Asano
Head Instructor: Randall Platt (Kapolei)
Head Instructor: Everett Pavo (Pearl City)
Head Instructor: Christian Pavo (Pearl City)