• October 3, 2016

    Very Berry Cafe-Another cute burger cafe

    Very Berry Cafe CONTRIBUTED BY NAOMI K. Almost hidden behind a building facing the street, this cute burger cafe might be easy to miss, but the several welcoming "open" signs beckon you in.  With…
  • October 2, 2016

    2016 Okinawa Hai Calendar – October

    The 2016 calendar was available for purchase from November 2015 through March 2016. This was our final year creating and publishing this wall calendar; many thanks to all who contributed photos…
  • October 1, 2016

    October 2016 Local Events Calendar

    October 2016 Local Events Calendar CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. Here you’ll find a list of local events for the month of October. Local events on the island are constantly being created and changed,…
  • September 30, 2016

    Point Cards-How To Get Them In Okinawa

    Point Cards CONTRIBUTED BY KERI CARLSON When I lived stateside I used to love when stores had frequent-buyer cards. I think most of my wallet was taken up with various point cards or store loyalty…
  • September 28, 2016

    Breeze Cafe Sea Glass-Best Place For A Treat On The Seawall

    Breeze Cafe Sea Glass CONTRIBUTED BY BRANDI JAKUBOWICZ   When you think of a ballpark, donuts may not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, if you find yourself walking on the seawall…
  • September 26, 2016

    Visiting Shrines & Temples in Japan

    Visiting Shrines & Temples in Japan CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY   The two biggest religions in Japan are Shinto and Buddhism. The former's place of worship is a shrine; the latter a temple.…
  • 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,…
  • September 22, 2016

    Newport Sushi- Sushi Served At Its Best In Okinawa

    Editor's Note: Newport Sushi was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on March 23, 2001; you can read a PDF copy of that original review HERE. The post below is an updated take on this attraction,…
  • September 21, 2016

    Kastahamandap: Nepalese Spice Kitchen

    Editor's Note: Kastahamandap Nepal Spice Kitchen was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on April 29, 2009; you can read a PDF copy of that original review HERE. The post below is an updated take…
  • September 19, 2016

    Respect for the Aged Day; Keiro No Hi- Autumnal Equinox Day

    Keiro no hi, the Autumnal Equinox Day is celebrated on the third Monday of September; this year it falls on September 19th; Shubun no hi is on Thursday, September 22nd. This post was originally published…
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