Assault Prevention Class Helps Island Women

by Diane Ako

NUUANU (KHNL/ K5) -- More than a dozen women will be learning to fight like a girl! Professor Steve McLaughlin will teache them how to protect themselves if they're assaulted.

Young and old, women will learn what to do in a wide range of situations, whether they're attacked in home, tackled in a remote parking lot, or robbed. The Hawaii Zenyo Bujutsu Kai Womens' Assault Prevention Course teaches women how to assess, avoid, and escape many situations.

The four-hour class is May 18 at Daijingu Temple, 61 Puiwa Road, in Nuuanu. Reservations needed. Call Steve at (808) 595-7175 More information at