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Okinawa Expressway and ETC

Editor's Note: Okinawa Expressway and ETC was originally published on Okinawa Hai on March 27, 2009; you can read a PDF copy of that original review HERE....

Time Wash Okinawa

CONTRIBUTED BY BRETTE KNAUTE There was a time, back in my youth, when my car was spotless. The seats were clean, the windows were washed --...

ACE/AIU Free Car Towing

CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH BANCROFT We all fear the dreaded ‘death’ of a car. The battery is dead, the starter is shot, you have a flat...

Key Box

CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH BANCROFT Do you need a new or duplicate key for your car? Well, we sure did when we purchased our new car...

Toma’s Garage

CONTRIBUTED BY LACEY SOILEAU When my husband first told me he got orders for us to move to Okinawa, he made it his mission to...

Buying a Car – Why We Chose BC Motors

CONTRIBUTED BY SHELL BURGER When we first arrived on-island last June, one of the first things we wanted to do was buy a car. We felt...

Hazard Button

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLY MULDER When we arrived on the island my husband was beyond eager to purchase a car. I was 34 weeks pregnant and...

Our Olympic PCS, Part 4: Junk! That! Car!

Follow Sarah's OCONUS to OCONUS journey here:  1, 2, 3, 5, 6 CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE We started our time in Okinawa with twin cars: two silver...

Our Olympic PCS, Part 3: The Car Selling Relay Race

Follow Sarah's OCONUS to OCONUS journey here:  1, 2, 4, 5, 6 CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE Olympic PCS e1340020468834 There are several milestones when planning a PCS...

Nago Shortcut

CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON The first time I rode through Nago on a trip with some co-workers, it seemed like forever. It was the middle...

Okinawa Motor Festival

CONTRIBUTED BY AMY MADDOCKS Oki Motor Fest Street Jam Any motor-heads out there? Enjoy watching car or motorcycle racing? Or perhaps you want something...

Car Wash near Camp McTureous

Car Wash Shell CONTRIBUTED BY MONETTE EAMES When we first moved to Okinawa, our neighbors told us about a great car wash place right outside our...

Off Base JCI Option: Koza Automobile

CONTRIBUTED BY KATHERINE MOORE Although I just arrived here on the island in January this year, it's already time for me to renew my JCI....

Honest Naha Airport Parking Service (formerly ‘Sky Airport Parking Service’)

Editor's Note, from a comment below: "Sky Parking has changed their name to Honest Naha Airport Parking Service. Same great people running it." CONTRIBUTED BY...

Toguchi Auto Parts Shop

CONTRIBUTED BY JEANINE CZUBIK When a friend recently asked where she should take her car for repair, I didn’t have an answer.  What I do...

PCSing with a motorcycle.

CONTRIBUTED BY KANDY You know you're a military spouse...if there has ever been a motorcycle in your dining room. One thing I will never forget...

Driver’s Ed

CONTRIBUTED BY KANDY   Pop quiz!  Do you all know the difference between the four signs above? Just kidding! I received a question from a reader regarding...

DIY JCI (Or "The Dreaded JCI")

CONTRIBUTED BY KANDY Update: Summer 2011 JCI. It's one of those "scary" we-don't-have-this-where-I-come-from type of things. Some people hire someone else to do all the required...

Me & My Big PCS: XII {recycle your car}

CONTRIBUTED BY MEREDITH NOVARIO Three things this post WAS going to be about until exhaustion punched me in the ear. Our last deployment has begun and...

Cars, etc…

CONTRIBUTED BY KAHO I had spent some time writing a post on purchasing a car, not realizing that there were already posts AND discussions about...

Lemon Lot

The whole car experience here in Okinawa for me was like teenage deja vu.  Oh! the feeling of freedom and independence of buying that...

Rental Cars

CONTRIBUTED BY LAN Good morning, Okinawa Hai! readers!  One of our own, Kimberly, has submitted a very good question for us all to ponder: Does anyone...

Getting Behind The Okinawan Wheel

CONTRIBUTED BY MEREDITH NOVARIO There was much sweating involved in getting my driver's license here. Aside from the relentless heat which made me cry at...

Options For Your Car Flying Out of Naha Airport

CONTRIBUTED BY CHUN We recently went on a trip to Taiwan and parked at Naha Airport.   The airport is south on 58 for about 40-50...

Okinawa Car Repairs and One Very Smelly Cat

CONTRIBUTED BY JULIE So my husband cranked up our van one chilly morning only to have it make the most awful racket you have ever...

Where’d You Buy Your Car Here in Okinawa?

CONTRIBUTED BY MEREDITH NOVARIO You'll need wheels so let's swap stories about where and why and how much it cost and how happy we have...

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