Houston, Texas, 1973

In an official ceremony, Grandmaster became a U.S. citizen.

Pictured with him is his 'witness' Master David Akahane.

Master Akahane studied with Grandmaster in Seoul, at the Army base, and became Grandmaster's first Black Belt promotion of an American in Korea.

Master Akahane was in Houston, teaching for Grandmaster. He would later return to Hawaii.