• Optimal Health Chiropractic
    December 26, 2016

    Optimal Health Chiropractic

    CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH MACCHIUSI After continued failed attempts at base medical (including Physical Therapy at the Naval Hospital), I explored off base options for my ongoing chronic back pain. This…
  • Restaurant Budonoki
    December 7, 2016

    Restaurant Budonoki

    CONTRIBUTED BY NAOMI K. A local Okinawan took me to this special spot. It is attached to a special group home formed in 1978 for adults with disabilities. To help raise money and give people jobs,…
  • bones-okinawa-008
    November 10, 2016

    Bones BBQ

    CONTRIBUTED BY NAOMI K.   When I saw this delicious BBQ featured at the Okinawa Food flea in downtown Naha, I had to check out the restaurant. It’s a bit hidden from the 73 which connects Ishikawa…
  • Very Berry Cafe
    October 3, 2016

    Very Berry Cafe

    CONTRIBUTED BY NAOMI K. Almost hidden behind a building facing the street, this cute burger place might be easy to miss, but the several welcoming "open" signs beckon you in.  With a large grass…
  • Green Mama Cafe-004
    September 7, 2016

    Green Mama Cafe

    CONTRIBUTED BY NAOMI K.   Tucked in the suburbs of Tengan, very close to Camp Courtney, you can find an adorable lunch spot down some narrow roads. Luckily they have a dirt parking field next…
  • Priveta Beach Cafe
    June 6, 2016

    Priveta Beach Cafe

    CONTRIBUTED BY MURIEL COLLINS The only thing sadder than having a beloved café close is driving by its locked doors nearly every day; which was why I was surprised and curious to see that a new café…
  • Sukiyanen Okonomiyaki
    March 10, 2016

    Sukiyanen Okonomiyaki

    CONTRIBUTED BY HAZ NAKAMA If you're looking for a little taste of Kansai in Okinawa, there's a hidden gem right in the center of the island! Okonomiyaki, or a type of vegetable-and-meat-filled griddle…
  • Taiyo Steakhouse
    September 7, 2015

    Taiyo Steakhouse

    CONTRIBUTED BY ORLANDO ANAYA If you are like me and love a great steak, Taiyo Steakhouse is the place for you. I have now been there for dinner with my family and my buddy Mark three times and I can…
  • Camp Courtney | Okinawa Hai!
    September 2, 2015

    Camp Courtney – Okinawa Installation Overview

    We will be publishing base reviews of all US Military Installations on Okinawa over the course of the rest of this year. Many thanks to Anthony for taking on this time-intensive and incredibly helpful…
  • Khrua Thai | Okinawa Hai
    August 7, 2015

    Khrua Thai

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANNA WISHERD Khrua Thai is probably my favorite restaurant on the island. Living on Camp Courtney, and with the restaurant conveniently located across the street from the main gate,…
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