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Petals Eyelash Extension

CONTRIBUTED BY MINDY MORRIS When I first started working at a school on base, I often found myself almost hypnotized by the lashes of one...
Seaside Cafe Hanon | Okinawa Hai!

Seaside Cafe Hanon

CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS One Saturday afternoon we ventured out wanting to try some place new to eat and settled on Seaside Cafe Hanon. We actually...
Arigato | Okinawa Hai

Arigato Apparel and Dining

CONTRIBUTED BY JEANIE ANGEL This restaurant is an izakaya style restaurant with a mixture of foods. They offered such things as pizza but also had all...
Yoshihachi | Okinawa Hai!

Yoshihachi (Yoshi’s)

CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE PROPES If you're looking for great sushi, look no longer.  Yoshi's is the place to be. The restaurant was opened by Mr....

Cotton Candy

CONTRIBUTED BY MINDY MORRIS I know I’m not supposed to judge a book by its cover and all that… but here’s the truth: I pick...
Corrente | Okinawa Hai!

Italian Corrente Restaurant at the Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort

CONTRIBUTED BY: HIRO AKO If you think finding authentic Italian food in Okinawa is a rather difficult task, if not impossible, I have an answer...
Hoshida Restaurant | Okinawa Hai

Hoshida Restaurant

CONTRIBUTED BY JEANIE ANGEL Hoshida Restaurant is located in American Village. It opened about a year and a half after we PCSed here. We were...
Okinawa Brewing Company | Okinawa Hai

Okinawa Brewing Company: Mihama Café

CONTRIBUTED BY: THE THIRSTY SHISA On May 15th, I had the pleasure of attending the Okinawa Brewing Company’s grand opening of their new Mihama Café...
E & C Turkish Kebabs | Okinawa Hai

E & C Turkish Kebabs

CONTRIBUTED BY DARREN SHAVER Here in Hamby Town, a restaurant has recently opened which deserves to be classed as genuine Turkish cuisine. A young couple,...
R-Cafe | Okinawa Hai!

R-Cafe

CONTRIBUTED BY SHELL BURGER While wandering around American Village this past weekend with my family, we came across an amazing café that not only serves...

Wink Lash

CONTRIBUTED BY ELIZA GROFF Have you ever wondered how celebrities get that flawless, no makeup look in beachy photos? I can’t promise that you will...

Arifoglu Herbal Tea and Spice Bazaar

CONTRIBUTED BY ELIZA GROFF This herb and tea shop is the only Turkish spice store that I know of on the island, and is one...
Hale Noa Cafe l Okinawa Hai!

Hale Noa Cafe

CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. A friend and I were on the prowl for a tasty breakfast in a cute setting where we could talk and hang...
Hilton Hotel Lunch Buffet l Okinawa Hai!

Buffet Suriyun at the Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort

Editor's Note: The name of this restaurant was previously Shinka and in 2015 was changed to SURIYUN. CONTRIBUTED BY DAVID HIGGINS The view of the Hilton Hotel...

Island Tattoo & Piercing

CONTRIBUTED BY KELSEY FEENEY As most of you know, there are plenty of tattoo studios to choose from here in Okinawa. Unlike the states, however,...
Linya Ramen l Okinawa Hai!

Linya Ramen

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLY GILLOTTI Linya Ramen is my favorite noodle house on island. It certainly doesn’t hurt that they’re located near my apartment and...

Tihar Indian Restaurant

Note: This restaurant closed in its original Chatan location in September 2014, but a reader has informed us that it has since reopened in Mihama....

Sammy’s Bar Kiwi

CONTRIBUTED BY LEAH MAGID I was watching the Japanese travel-food-lifestyle channel, Tabi Channel one night and saw a show in which the host devotes himself...

Depot’s Garden Café & Restaurant

CONTRIBUTED BY SHELL BURGER While wandering around American Village with some friends, we happened upon a very interesting and eclectic restaurant. At first glance the...

Gourmet Kaiten Sushi Ichiba – グルメ回天寿司楽天市場

CONTRIBUTED BY SHELL BURGER I have eaten sushi at several places on island and kept hearing about sushi-go-rounds or conveyor belt sushi places. With the help...

American American

CONTRIBUTED BY SHELL BURGER Since moving to the Chatan area, I pass by the “American American” restaurant on a daily basis and have wondered what...

Gado Ramen

CONTRIBUTED BY TRISH KAPRIELIAN There used to be a really good izakaya by Pet Box that my husband and I wanted to go back to. Well,...

Relaxation Coran

CONTRIBUTED BY LAURA SNELL Had a long week? Need a little “me” time to rejuvenate? This is definitely the place to do that! Coran is...

Co-Lab

CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS Editor's Note: Marie enjoyed a complimentary meal at Co-Lab, but the opinions below are all hers. I'm the kind of wife who...

Body Decoration Studio Truth

CONTRIBUTED BY LAURA SNELL If you’re in the market for a body piercing, then Truth is definitely the place to go! You can’t miss it...

Tonkatsu Taro とんかつ太郎

CONTRIBUTED BY SHELL BURGER Driving past Tonkatsu Taro you would have no idea what they serve, since all the signs are in kanji. Luckily, several...

Ishigakijima Kitchen Bin

CONTRIBUTED BY SHELL BURGER If you are searching for a truly amazing hamburger on island, look no farther than Ishigakijima Kitchen Bin. I just went...

Ambrosia

CONTRIBUTED BY LAURA SNELL After a friend's recommendation, I finally decided to take the plunge into the world of permanent makeup. Ambrosia is a gorgeous little salon...

Tenkaippin Ramen

CONTRIBUTED BY CALYN PAQUIN With many noodle restaurants very close by, namely Ramen Kagetsu Arashi, Marugame and Taiwan Ramen House Ho-Ja to name a few,...

Burger King, American Village

CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH PHILLIPS My husband had heard rumors that there would be a Burger King in the Aeon Shopping Center to replace the McDonalds...