• Kramp Coffee Store | Okinawa Hai!
    September 1, 2015

    Kramp Coffee

    CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. I have a lot of favorites on this island, and Kramp Coffee Store is one of them. As usual with the places I frequent, the atmosphere is clean, peaceful, and happy. The staff…
  • Soup Soup | Okinawa Hai
    May 21, 2015

    Soup Soup

    CONTRIBUTED BY ALLI MARTIN If you are shopping at one of the many furniture shops in the Living Design Square and are looking for a bite to eat, look no further. Soup Soup is a surprisingly bright…
  • Awase Sanchome Ramen l Okinawa Hai!
    December 22, 2014

    Awase Sanchome Ramen

    CONTRIBUTED BY MEGAN WATERS Awase Sanchome is my favorite ramen spot on Okinawa. A bold statement, I know. But having sampled about a half dozen ramen spots around the island, I can say with some…
  • August 13, 2013

    VIDEO: White Beach/Nap's/Awase Fish Market

    CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS   Editor's Note: Here's a small sample of Marie and Kenny's outings to White Beach, Nap's Southern Grill, and Awase Fish Market. Click the links to read the full posts…
  • July 23, 2013


    CONTRIBUTED BY SHELL BURGER A friend of mine told me about this really neat restaurant that she went to with co-workers and suggested we all try it out. Since the staff only speaks Japanese and…
  • July 15, 2013

    Café Restaurant Gusto

    CONTRIBUTED BY SHELL BURGER On my way home from work almost every day I pass by a building that has a sign out front mostly in kanji, but stating they are a “café.” I have mentioned to my husband…
  • May 27, 2013

    Sushi Shuna (Located Inside Dai Ichi Hotel)

    CONTRIBUTED BY LAURA SNELL Sushi Shuna is a quaint little restaurant located on the second floor of the Dai Ichi Hotel. The side and front provide large glass windows with amazing views of the ocean…
  • May 15, 2013

    Yukuru-Ryukyu Style Relaxation Spa (Located Inside Dai Ichi Hotel)

    CONTRIBUTED BY LAURA SNELL The Yukuru spa is located on the 14th floor of the Dai Ichi Hotel. I have been to the spa at least three times and each time I have been impressed. The spa is located in…
  • January 31, 2013


    CONTRIBUTED BY MONETTE EAMES Reggae and curry soup?  Nursing a sore throat on a cold and rainy day, I was craving my mom’s oxtail soup—the soup which would take hours to cook. My mom also had…
  • May 18, 2012

    1756's Cafe Sweets Factory

    CONTRIBUTED BY MONETTE EAMES 1756 Exterior This is one of those cute little cafés where the owner makes a lot out of such a little space. This place isn’t big at all. In fact, it’s probably the…
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