C.H.A.3 PHOTO ALBUM
IN THE BEGINNING............
Some of the members from the first C.H.A.3 school opened by Professor Marino Tiwanak in the Honolulu Airport area. Some of the noted students are: First Row, far left, Retired Chief Instructor Marine ANTOQUE, second from left, the late Chief Instructor Leonard "Manini" CUARISMA, Second Row, third from left, Chief Instructor Joseph LAGRIMAS, Top Row, far left, C.H.A.3 Co-Founder Frank SUAN, fourth from left, retired Assistant Professor Esmile "Smiley" ESPANIOLA, fifth from the left, the late Professor Marino TIWANAK, C.H.A.3 Founder.
Paketo CALUYO running through Self Defense Training. On the mat, Joe Gurenczny. In the foreground from left to right: Clarence Oki, "Smiley" Espaniola, Bert Pascua, and Florentino Panci Panci.
Photo #1 Early sparring sessions. Note the baseball catcher's mask used as face protectors. Photo #2 showing Instructor Marine ANTOQUE smashing through a stack of 2" boards with Don ABREGANO in the foreground.
Clarence Oki smashing through a fire brick utilizing the hammer smash.
Smiley Espaniola preparing for the open hand chop.
Chief Instructor Fred Buescher applying the open hand chop to a stack of tile wall caps.
Instructor Lamont Dahlquist smashing a stack of tile wall caps using the closed fist downward punch. In the background, Professor Marino Tiwanak (left), and Senior Chief Instructor Don Abregano.
Instructor Teresa Tiwanak smashing through tile wall caps utilizing the elbow smash (left), and the open hand chop (right).
THE RAREST PHOTOS OF ALL...
"Professor's of Kenpo"
Seated together, at the first Kajukenbo Open Tournament held in Honolulu, Hawaii's Blaisdell Arena in 1968, from left to right, Adriano Emperado (KAJUKENBO Founder), Marino Tiwanak (C.H.A.3 Kenpo Founder), and William K.S. Chow (KARA HO Kenpo Founder).
Note: This is one of the few photos that show Professor CHOW wearing a suit and tie!
THE FOUR BLACK BELTS FROM PALAMA GYM
From left to right: Woodrow McCandless, Adriano Emperado, Joseph Emperado and Marino Tiwanak seated. Professor Marino always acknowledged Adriano Emperado to be his instructor, but always stated that Woodrow McCandless and Joe Emperado were also his instructors! This photo was taken around 1955.
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