• February 3, 2017

    The Best Baked Goods At Panchori-na

    CONTRIBUTED BY THERESA BUYCO I take bread pretty seriously. French bread, sourdough, ciabatta, croissants -- you name it; I love them all. My eyes almost roll back into my head every time I break…
  • December 23, 2016

    Prairie Custom Flower Shop

    Prairie Custom Flower Shop. CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA 30 years ago Yuriko Takayama began her professional career as a dentist in the mega-metropolis of Tokyo. After a 20-year career, she decided…
  • August 24, 2016

    Dai Sekirinazan Park

    Dai Sekirinazan Park CONTRIBUTED BY DEJAILA SIMMS Okinawa Quasi-National Park Dai sekirinazan lies at the north end of Okinawa, near Cape Hedo. The park goes through a subtropical forest called…
  • July 29, 2016

    Nagumagai Okinawa Style Restaurant in Nago

      Nagumagai Okinawa Style Restaurant in Nago  BY VICTORIA My husband, mom, and I were traveling back from the aquarium on 58. It was dinner time so we were looking for somewhere to eat. My husband…
  • Nakijin | Okinawa Hai!
    July 25, 2016

    Nakijin Castle Ruins: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published in 2015, but we received another post with some valuable information that we felt should be added. We're including both of these contributors' writing…
  • July 22, 2016

    Veltra Tourism & Akiba Kart Okinawa

    CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. I have to tell you first off that this is a review of a company who asked me to do a write up in exchange for a free tour. All opinions are my own. Secondly... had I discovered…
  • 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,…
  • June 22, 2016

    Dinosaurs At The Dino Park, Nago

    CONTRIBUTED BY GRACE KEIRN   There is a brand new knock your socks off attraction in Nago. The Dino Park is incredible! My kids have been non-stop asking to go back because we all enjoyed it…
  • June 15, 2016

    Shrimp Wagon, Kouri Island

    CONTRIBUTED BY JARED DAYOUB An escape to Kouri Island’s Shrimp Wagon Yanbaru Kitchen, northwest of Nago, will quickly remind you of the lyrics to Jimmy Buffett’s “Margaritaville.” The smell…
  • April 1, 2016

    Ryugujo Butterfly Garden

    CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS   The small Ryugujo Butterfly Gardens is located in Motobu just a few minutes before the Churaumi Aquarium. I had read {in an older Okinawa Hai article} that this…
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