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    July 2015 Local Events Calendar

    CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A.   July 1st Yokohama DeNA BayStars vs. Chunichi Dragons Okinawa Cellular Stadium, 42-1 Onoyamacho, Naha. 4:30pm Gates Open, 6:30pm Game Starts. Tickets ¥2,100 - ¥6,600…
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    May 20, 2015 - 6:00 am in From Your Okinawa Hai Managers

    Eight Reasons More Overseas Yes Sites Are Needed

    This website, Okinawa Hai, began running in the early months of 2007, and since then thousands of military families have used the information our community members provide to navigate their way…
  • Kitchen MaGee!
    July 30, 2015 - 6:00 am in Restaurants

    Kitchen MaGee!

    CONTRIBUTED BY BEVERLY CHESTER I am on a perpetual hunt for good tacos on the island. I think we can all agree there aren’t many places here that serve flavorful Mexican dishes. A new restaurant…
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    July 29, 2015 - 1:41 pm in From Your Okinawa Hai Managers, Uncategorized

    HEF Okinawa Conference

    Welcome, Higher Education Forum Conference attendees! We hope you get a chance to explore some of our beautiful Okinawa while you are here. We've put together a list of a few of our favorite places…
  • Cafe Buho | Okinawa Hai!
    July 29, 2015 - 6:00 am in Restaurants

    Cafe Buho

    CONTRIBUTED BY SHANNON R. While driving aimlessly though the winding streets of Okinawa, we stumbled upon this awesome little café. There is a park directly across the street with several parking…
  • Orion Beer Hall | Okinawa Hai!
    July 27, 2015 - 6:00 am in Restaurants

    Orion Beer Hall

    CONTRIBUTED BY: THE THIRSTY SHISA I finally made it over to the new Aeon Rycom Mall and quickly made a beeline for the Orion Beer Hall. This wasn’t necessarily easy to do though as the Beer…
  • Mother Coffee | Okinawa Hai!
    July 24, 2015 - 6:00 am in Restaurants

    Mother Coffee

    CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. Guys! I found a really awesome coffee shop that you need to check out! It was just opened on June 22nd by a young couple who have great style and personality. Sakura and…
  • PCSing | Okinawa Hai
    July 23, 2015 - 6:00 am in PCS-ing

    Day Of Departure

    CONTRIBUTED BY JARED DAYOUB My intent in this article is to provide single service members information when PCSing to Okinawa via the Patriot Express, or AMC flight out of Seattle-Tacoma International…
  • Rebecca Cohen Yoga | Okinawa Hai
    July 22, 2015 - 6:00 am in Exercise & Sports

    Yoga Teacher Training: Rebecca Cohen 200 RYT

    CONTRIBUTED BY KRISTIN LITTLE I found my journey to yoga while looking for relief from anxiety and panic. I was not fully sold on the idea that yoga would help (but deep down I felt like it could…
  • Ginowan Seaside Park | Okinawa Hai!

    Ginowan Seaside Park

      CONTRIBUTED BY MARISSA MATSUZAKI There are so many parks in Okinawa to explore. What type of parks do you fancy? How about one with a beach, a fish pond, the seawall, a playground, a field…
  • Imai Pain | Okinawa Hai
    July 17, 2015 - 6:00 am in Restaurants

    Ima Pain

    CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. As if you needed another reason to love Okinawa, the abundance of quality bakeries on the island is unbelievable. Add Imai Pain to that list. Located near Shuri Castle…
  • BABY 123 | Okinawa Hai
    July 16, 2015 - 6:00 am in Childcare, Preschools & Schools

    Baby 123 Island Style Daycare

    For all you parents looking for a preschool that suits your kids, we’re hoping to add a little something to aid in your search. Parents of children who attend various preschools on island have…
  • Le Village Galette & Crepes | Okinawa Hai
    July 15, 2015 - 6:00 am in Restaurants

    Le Village Galette en Crepe

    CONTRIBUTED BY ALLI MARTIN If you ever drive the 330, then you have definitely seen this crepe restaurant- whether you know it or not! It’s small and located in the Plaza House Shopping Center,…
  • Air BnB New Zealand | Okinawa Hai
    July 14, 2015 - 6:00 am in Off-Island Travel

    Air BnB — Auckland, NZ

    CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH BANCROFT When you plan a vacation what is your least favorite part? Is it finding a flight? Reserving a car? Booking a hotel? Well, for me, it is definitely the hotel, which…
  • Rich Epi | Okinawa Hai
    July 13, 2015 - 6:00 am in Restaurants

    Rich Epi

    CONTRIBUTED BY Fun Flying Four Have you been to Minotagawa yet? You seriously need to... it’s a foodies delight! Claire Bray-Collin already wrote about the delicious oHacorte Patisserie, (and…
  • Wild Ocean | Okinawa Hai!
    July 10, 2015 - 6:00 am in Restaurants

    Wild Ocean

    CONTRIBUTED BY BRANDI JAKUBOWICZ It was a rainy Thursday afternoon when my husband unexpectedly had the day off of work. We planned to do some outside activities, but the weather quickly changed…
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