• January 23, 2017

    Freaky Hands

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANDREA WOOD The name sounds like it would be a massage parlor or a spa, but it’s actually a boutique. Every day I drive by this cute little shop that catches my eye amongst everything…
  • December 2, 2016

    Giorgio’s Custom Made, Perfectly Fitted Suits

    Giorgio’s Custom Made, Perfectly Fitted Suits CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. Conveniently located on Gate 2 Street is another experienced tailor. A father and son run company, Nick and Sachin’s family…
  • October 6, 2016

    Chubu Jewelry Repair Shop- Best Jewelry Sales and Repair Shop In Okinawa

    Chubu Jewelry Repair Shop CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A.   I’ve been meaning to write this post up for a while now but put it off until 3 friends asked me in the same week about jewelry repair or…
  • July 18, 2016

    Kokusai Dori, Naha: A Mecca For Tourists

    CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY Kokusai Dori (street) is a hugely popular tourist spot located in Naha, Okinawa’s capital city. The name Kokusai Dori translates to “international road”. It’s one…
  • July 11, 2016

    Exploring Aeon Malls in Okinawa

    CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY Aeon is a chain of malls found throughout Japan and Asia. They are the biggest retail operator on the continent. On Okinawa, they are spread throughout the prefecture,…
  • May 18, 2016

    Bombay Tailors

    Bombay Tailors CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A.   Awhile back, my husband had a shirt made at Bombay Tailors, an iconic shop on “Gate 2 Street” just outside of Kadena Air Base (you guessed it, Gate…
  • May 9, 2016

    Mihama American Village

    Mihama American Village CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY American Village is a hugely popular tourist attraction. A short drive off Highway 58, between Camp Foster and Kadena Air Base, and across from…
  • April 19, 2016

    UNIQLO

    Editor's Note: Uniqlo was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on August 14, 2009; you can read a PDF copy of that original review HERE. The post below is an updated take on this attraction, published…
  • Aeon Mall Okinawa Rycom | Okinawa Hai
    May 8, 2015

    Aeon Mall Okinawa Rycom

    CONTRIBUTED BY MEGAN MCMURRIN The Aeon Mall Okinawa Rycom offers extensive shopping, delicious cuisine and exciting entertainment while reflecting the culture, landscape and diversity that is distinctly…
  • Run Oki Clothing Store l Okinawa Hai!
    January 7, 2015

    Run Oki Clothing Store

    CONTRIBUTED BY LAURA SNELL You may have seen the shirts and sweatshirts around town; the Run Oki logo is so distinct and eye-catching. I remember seeing one and trying to figure out what it was (I…
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