Gokui = "Essential Principles/Points
Kenpo Gokui = Essential Principles of Karate
"The translation of the Kenpo Gokui's techniques will occur in the absence of conscious thought" - Te Wa Ku Ni Ai Sunawachi Hairu.
The kenpo-gokui came about when the masters of old wanted to condense certain aspects of such tomes as the I-Ching and Bubishi into something terse yet vast for the karate-man in training. Thus came the "kenpo-gokui."