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(28 February 1931-26 January 2010) Also Toshio. 8th dan Aikikai. Aikikai Shihan. One of the offical representatives of AIKIKAI HOMBU DOJO in Brazil. Relocated to Brazil in late 1958. Taught aikido briefly by Aritoshi MURASHIGE in the early 1960s. He opened the first dojo in South America in Sao Paulo in 1963 and several others during the 1960s and early 1970s. He was named official Aikikai representative for Brazil in 1975. Kawai established an organization called the FEDERA

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