• April 8, 2016

    Kariyushi Kanna Thalasso Laguna Spa

    CONTRIBUTED BY CASEY ANNIS Spa Day! On my birthday we decided to try out a sea water spa that I heard about from one of my friends. Sadly it is a bit of a drive for us, or else I would always be…
  • March 7, 2016

    Muran Café

    CONTRIBUTED BY LACEY SOILEAU After a weekend at Okuma, my little family and I decided to venture across the island and take a scenic tour up north. Our little drive found us near Camp Gonsalves (Jungle…
  • Thaimon Relaxation | Okinawa Hai!
    February 3, 2016

    Thaimon Relaxation

    CONTRIBUTED BY KEVIN SIMPSON ­Mr. Susumu Irie owns a business called THAIMON relaxation massage, down the street from Camp Hansen at 330 Kin Town, Okinawa.  He offers massages late evenings due…
  • The Healing Space | Okinawa hai!
    September 18, 2015

    The Healing Space

      CONTRIBUTED BY EMILY BUREK About a year after I arrived in Okinawa I was overwhelmed by shopping off base, especially for natural products and health remedies. Of course, I could order some…
  • Kanna Drive Inn Restaurant l Okinawa Hai!
    November 19, 2014

    Kanna Drive Inn Restaurant

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA There are all types of dining experiences in Okinawa. You have the chain giants like CoCo Ichiban and Joyful which provide great quality and continuity. There are also…
  • Ginoza Flea & Farmer's Market l Okinawa Hai!
    November 10, 2014

    Ginoza Flea and Farmer’s Market

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA If you have spent any significant time on Okinawa, you are well aware of the base flea markets that are held periodically. If you thought that these were the only open…
  • Dining Café KARI-YA l Okinawa Hai!
    September 22, 2014

    Dining Café KARI-YA

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA The atmosphere surrounding Kin Town outside of Camp Hansen has experienced a much-needed rebirth from a wild, single service member party town to a laid back area that…
  • Mont Crea l Okinawa Hai!
    September 17, 2014

    (The New) Mont Crea: Fusion Patisserie

    Editor's Note: Our original post on Mont Crea was published right after it opened in 2013. Since then, the owner briefly closed the business and then re-opned with a new menu. Without further ado,…
  • July 9, 2011

    Garden Restaurant Taurus

    Taurus Food CONTRIBUTED BY MONETTE EAMES There was nothing that had anything to do with astrological signs at Garden Restaurant Taurus. Nothing that had to do with Greek mythology where Zeus turned…
  • February 4, 2011

    Cafe Gold Hall

    CONTRIBUTED BY KARA WALTON On shore duty a few weeks ago, my husband spotted a restaurant we had to try. Café Gold Hall is a Cave, Bonsai Garden, and Restaurant all in one. The building offers a…
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