• October 10, 2016

    Taiiku-No-Hi, Undokai, and Rajio Taiso – All About Sports!

    This post was originally published on October 3, 2009; we are resharing it with you so you have a better understanding of this unique national sports holiday. Taiiku-no-hi is a national holiday…
  • September 23, 2016

    Stroller Warriors Running Club For Military Spouses And Family In Okinawa.

    Editor's Note: Stroller Warriors was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on April 3, 2012; you can read a PDF copy of that original review HERE. The post below is an updated take on this attraction,…
  • August 26, 2016

    Miyagi Island Bridge Jump

    Taking a jump from the Miyagi island brigde CONTRIBUTED BY CAPTAIN IAN WARNING: Don’t jump if you don’t want to! Peer pressure is only good in times of Love and Safety. If you are above the age…
  • July 20, 2016

    Koru Piki: Rock-Climbing Gym, Ginowan

    CONTRIBUTED BY JASON ANNIS A brand new rock climbing gym opened up on June 5th, 2016 in Ginowan that is just a 15 minute walk or a 5 minute drive from the Camp Foster commissary gate. Inside you will…
  • May 19, 2016

    Maeda Flats Beach

      CONTRIBUTED BY DIANA MIDDLETOWN (September 2007; 2016 update below) photo submitted by Donna Mack Maeda Flats is a cool beach because there is an area where the kids can play in the sand and…
  • May 4, 2016

    Naha Dragon Boat Races

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published on September 16, 2012; we're pulling it from the archives for those of you who are interested in cheering on the competitors at tomorrow's races!…
  • April 27, 2016

    Applied Wing Chun Okinawa

    CONTRIBUTED BY ROB DOGGETT After years of growing up watching Bruce Lee movies, like every kid, I always wanted to learn how to do what he did. Later, I learned that Bruce Lee studied Wing Chun (Ving…
  • March 23, 2016

    Zakimi Castle Site Park “Wooden Way” Jogging/Walking Trail

    CONTRIBUTED BY JENNIFER GILES Zakimi Castle Site Park has a paved trail that leads to “Wooden Way”, a long boardwalk that runs through a dense forest near Zakimi Castle. To get to the trail, park…
  • Fe-Nu Ashtanga Yoga | Okinawa Hai!
    February 8, 2016

    Fe-Nu Ashtanga Yoga

    CONTRIBUTED BY BRIAN I discovered Fe-Nu Yoga last summer. Before, I casually hopped around yoga studios in Japan and California, unaware of the type of yoga I was practicing, discovering some positive…
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