Poncie Ponce

Poncie Ponce (born Ponciano Hernandez; April 10, 1933) is an American actor, musician and stand-up comedian. Born in Maui, Hawaii, he moved to Los Angeles, where from 1959–1963, he played the role of cab driver Kazuo Kim in the Warner Bros. detective series, Hawaiian Eye on the American Broadcasting Company television network. In 1961, Ponce was at the forefront of a growing national interest in martial arts when he opened a karate studio in North Hollywood.