• December 9, 2016

    Air BnB: Live Like Locals Do In Okinawa-Hai.

    Air BnB: Live Like A Local CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY   One of the most exciting things about going away is getting to know the locale. Exploring winding streets, eating the native specialities,…
  • March 4, 2016

    Beach Rock Village

    CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS Tree terraces, delicious food and a yurt to sleep in... sounds like the perfect combination for a relaxing getaway and what’s even better: you don’t have to leave…
  • Izena Island| Okinawa Hai
    August 12, 2015

    Izenajima: Inzena Island

    CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS Izena island is located approximately 14 miles from the northernmost point of the Motobu peninsula, and in order to reach it, you take a 55 minute ferry ride departing…
  • Kouri Ocean Tower | Okinawa Hai
    April 27, 2015

    Kouri Ocean Tower

    CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS My goal this year is to visit as many of the surrounding islands as I can; I am starting off easy by doing the ones we can drive to and will work my way up to the outer…
  • Kumejima Island, Part 4 l Okinawa Hai!
    November 7, 2014

    Kumejima Island, Part 4

    Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of Quentin’s adventure to Kumejima. Click on the following links to read the others: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON Returning…
  • Kumejima Island, Part 3 l Okinawa Hai!
    October 29, 2014

    Kumejima Island, Part 3

    Editor's Note: This is the third installment of Quentin's adventure to Kumejima. Click on the following links to read the others: Part 1, Part 2 CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON It is now my second…
  • Forest Villa l Okinawa Hai!
    October 3, 2014

    Okinawa Getaway: Forest Villa

    Editor's Note: We have been informed that this villa is currently in a long-term rental, and not available for shorter stays. Please use the contact information in this post to learn more. CONTRIBUTED…
  • Ishigaki on a Budget l Okinawa Hai!
    September 29, 2014

     Ishigaki Island on a Budget

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANABELA DA SILVA JENKINS Traveling in Japan on a budget might seem challenging, but with a little planning and a good dose of adventure it is very well possible. If you are on a budget…
  • Surf Side Bed & Breakfast l Okinawa Hai!
    July 25, 2014

    Surf Side Bed and Breakfast (Pet-Friendly)

    CONTRIBUTED BY EMILY COZZIE One day my husband was looking online for fun places to stay overnight when he came across the Surf Side Bed and Breakfast. I was so excited because I am a sucker for quaint…
  • Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands l Okinawa Hai!
    April 23, 2014

    Book Review: Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands

    CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS Editor's Note: Local author Robert Walker provided a complimentary copy of his book to Marie so that she could take a look inside and share the highlights with our readers.…
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