• October 12, 2016

    Mihara Horse Stable Guided Beach Ride

    Mihara Horse Stable Guided Beach Ride CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH BANCROFT Every now and then I get the itch to get back up on a horse and ride around for a bit. When a friend was recently visiting Okinawa…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • October 5, 2016

    Getting a Visitor’s Pass on Camp Foster

    Getting a Visitor's Pass on Camp Foster CONTRIBUTED BY BRANDI JAKUBOWICZ If your house is anything like mine, it tends to have a little bit of a revolving door in terms of guests. Family and friends…
  • 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.…
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