• July 14, 2016

    White Beach – Okinawa Installation Overview

    We will be publishing base reviews of all US Military Installations on Okinawa over the next few months. Many thanks to Anthony for taking on this time-intensive and incredibly helpful series for…
  • Ryujin no Utage | Okinawa Hai!
    December 2, 2015

    Ryujin No Utage (Feast of the Dragon God)

    CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS  Having been on island for two years, we have been to our fair share of festivals, but I have to say the Ryujin no Utage (Feast of the Dragon God and also called the…
  • Okinawa Cerrado Coffee | Okinawa hai!
    August 10, 2015

    Okinawa Cerrado

    CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. Coffee roasteries have been getting very popular here in Okinawa, especially to the general public. Okinawa Cerrado Coffee has been in business for over 25 years and opened…
  • 2 Jerks Caribbean Restaurant l Okinawa Hai!
    January 28, 2015

    2 Jerks Caribbean Restaurant

    CONTRIBUTED BY KASSIE O'DRISCOLL A few weeks ago, I participated in the NIOSC Amazing Race with my husband, Mark, and our friends, John and Alisha. One of the destinations was 2 Jerks, a Caribbean…
  • Igokochiya Izakaya in Yaka l Okinawa Hai!
    December 15, 2014

    Igokochiya Izakaya in Yaka

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA Charming atmosphere, hospitable owners, and creative craftwork await you alongside some delicious meals at Igokochiya Izakaya. The restaurant is a new addition along…
  • 50's Cafe l Okinawa Hai!
    December 1, 2014

    50’s Cafe, Uruma City

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA Many who lived in the Courtney/ Ishikawa area knew of the delicious burgers found at 50’s Café. These same folks were probably as disappointed as my family was when…
  • August 15, 2013

    Ramen in Uruma

    CONTRIBUTED BY TRISH KAPRIELIAN My husband’s coworker told us about this place, so we met him for lunch one Saturday. It’s my husband’s coworker’s favorite place for ramen and I love ramen!…
  • 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 19, 2013

    Hungry Tacos

    CONTRIBUTED BY DAPHNE SHAFER-REPASS My new favorite taco place is Hungry, right off the 6 from 329.  It’s a little enclosed kitchen-shack in front of the owners’ home, complete with picnic tables, …
  • February 1, 2013


    CONTRIBUTED BY DAPHNE SHAFER-REPASS Have you also ever wondered about the big tomato on your way to Hansen?  Wonder no more.  It’s a karaoke and restaurant/bar.  And don’t let the bar part …
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