• Fukushen
    April 11, 2016

    Fukushen Gardens

    Editor's Note: Fukushen Garden 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,…
  • Beack Rock Village Okinawa Hai-16
    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…
  • Yoshinoura Park | Okinawa Hai!
    August 3, 2015

    Yoshinoura Park

    CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS My kids and I are trying to knock out as many parks as we can this summer; often we go to the larger interesting parks (like Ogido) but sometimes a smaller one close to…
  • Ginowan Seaside Park | Okinawa Hai!
    July 20, 2015

    Ginowan Seaside Park

      CONTRIBUTED BY MARISSA MATSUZAKI There are so many parks in Okinawa to explore. What type of parks do you fancy? How about one with a beach, a fish pond, the seawall, a playground, a field…
  • Taiho Dam Park | Okinawa Hai
    April 22, 2015

    Taiho Dam Park

    CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA Some of the best advice I can give to those that love finding free activities to do and who enjoy the great outdoors, is to be on the lookout for signs posted around…
  • Toyosaki Niji (Rainbow) Park | Okinawa Hai!
    March 25, 2015

    Tokosaki Niji Park (aka Toyosaki Rainbow Park)

    Editor’s Note: This park was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on April 16,2007. The post below is an updated take on the park with more details and photos. CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN While…
  • Senaga Island | Okinawa Hai!
    March 13, 2015

    Senaga Island (Senagajima)

    CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN While I love to explore everything as much as I can on Okinawa, my main driving force to do so is to discover new playgrounds. Senaga Island has a playground in the shape…
  • Nago Castle Park l Okinawa Hai!
    January 27, 2015

    Nago Castle Park

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA Ground zero during cherry blossom season, this majestic 71.1 hectare park sits high above the urban skyline on Mt. Nago. Once the residence of the great Nago Aji, the…
  • Sueyoshi Koen (Park) l Okinawa Hai!
    January 14, 2015

    Sueyoshi Koen (Park)

    CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON Sueyoshi Koen is a large park along the southern edge of Urasoe and the northern edge of Naha. It provides a large space for different types of activities, but ultimately,…
  • Onna-son Akama Athletic Park l Okinawa Hai!
    December 19, 2014

    Onna-son (Onna Village) Akama Athletic Park

    CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA By far one of the nicest places on island to get one’s PT on is Onna Village’s Akama Athletic Park. The park features (at the time of this writing) all new facilities.…
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