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Learn English And Japanese At Blue House Okinawa

  CONTRIBUTED BY JULIA O. Blue House Okinawa is an up and coming venue for a variety of events on island.  I had the pleasure of...

February 2017 Local Events Calendar

CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. Here you’ll find a list of local events for the month of February. Events on the island are constantly being created...

December 2016 Local Events Calendar

December 2016 Local Events Calendar CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. Here you’ll find a list of local events for the month of December. Events on the island...

A Visit To The Futenma Shrine Caves

    CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY If you’ve ever driven out of Camp Foster's Legion Gate and taken a right, you’ll have passed by Futenma Shrine Caves....

Photo of the Week: Just a Bull on a Lead

Just a bull on a lead. #Okinawa #OkinawaHai #DailyOki #Explore #Chinen #GetOutside #Livestock #Japan A photo posted by Okinawa Hai (@okinawa_hai) on Sep 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...

Army Depot Hospital #20, Haebaru War Museum

CONTRIBUTED BY CAPTAIN IAN This place is off the hook awesome! And by awesome, I really mean emotionally tragic. I visited Army Depo #20 with...

Ryukyu Mura

Editor’s Note: Ryukyu Mura was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on November 1, 2007; you can read a PDF copy of that original review here....

Ryujin No Utage (Feast of the Dragon God)

CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS  Having been on island for two years, we have been to our fair share of festivals, but I have to say...

Daruma Temple

CONTRIBUTED BY LAUREN GOEKU One of my favourite things about living in Japan is stumbling upon beautiful shrines and temples while wandering aimlessly through the...
My Blend | Okinawa Hai!

My Blend

CONTRIBUTED BY MINDY MORRIS We discovered My Blend accidentally. (To be honest, I think accidentally is probably how most people find this place!) This awamori...

I Love This About Okinawa: Go (Part 5)

Editor's Note: Years ago, when Okinawa Hai had just a few readers and was getting its footing, we took an introspective look at the things...

I Love This About Okinawa: Yon (Part 4)

Years ago, when Okinawa Hai had just a few readers and was getting its footing, we took an introspective look at the things we love...

I Love This About Okinawa: San (Part 3)

Years ago, when Okinawa Hai had just a few readers and was getting its footing, we took an introspective look at the things we love...

I Love This About Okinawa: Ni (Part 2)

Years ago, when Okinawa Hai had just a few readers and was getting its footing, we took an introspective look at the things we love...

I Love This About Okinawa: Ichi (Part 1)

Years ago, when Okinawa Hai had just a few readers and was getting its footing, we took an introspective look at the things we love...

Shikui-Shisa

CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA For those in the market for unique Okinawan souvenirs, there is new pottery shop along Highway 329 in Yaka that is...

Book Review: Soldiering On – Finding My Homes

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER GELORMINE Editor’s Note: Author Christine Kriha Kastner provided a complimentary copy of this memoir to Heather so that she could take a look inside and share her...

Cheer on Runners in the Okinawa Marathon

This post was originally published on February 26, 2010. We're pulling it out of the archives so that maybe this year you can help...

Kumiodori at the National Theatre Okinawa

CONTRIBUTED BY MUNEERAH BEE  I love going to the theater. My collection of ticket stubs bear witness to the plays, musicals, opera, traditional theater performances, monologue,...

Ryukyu Glass Outlet

CONTRIBUTED BY SANDRA STAMOS Everyone loves to shop at outlet malls, right? We all know there is Ashibinaa Outlet Mall south of the Naha airport. But did...

10,000 Eisa Dancers Parade

This post was originally published on August 1, 2008.  We're pulling it out of the archives for all of you - especially our newer...

Melody Road

CONTRIBUTED BY AMY MADDOCKS Get ready to be “wowed,” my friends—or at least impressed a bit. If you haven’t heard of Melody Road yet, you...

Hotel Hibiscus Movie Review

CONTRIBUTED BY MUNEERAH BEE Mieko is a feisty, determined and opinionated little girl who is on a quest to meet a Kijimuna. Although she initially dismissed...

Salt Factory Nuchi Masu

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER HOFFMAN Tired of turkey leftovers, my friends and I had the opportunity to do some sightseeing on our little lovely island. We...

Our Olympic PCS, Part 6: You Know You Lived in...

Follow Sarah's OCONUS to OCONUS journey here:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE In 2008, Staci Hawley wrote a “You Know You Lived...

Annual Turtle Release

CONTRIBUTED BY JESSICA YANKEY Turtle Crate Recently, my family and I attended the annual turtle release by Churaumi Aquarium. We were invited by the local Boy...

Urasoe Art Museum

CONTRIBUTED BY AMY MADDOCKS Urasoe Art Building Want to see some of the most amazing cultural treasures of the Ryukyu kingdom? Head on over to the...

Newlywed PCS, Part 11: Likes & Dislikes

For those of you planning a move to Okinawa soon, we hope Marie's descriptions of the process of their travel and first months of...

Kokusai Street

CONTRIBUTED BY AMY MADDOCKS We talk about “Kokusai Street” all the time here on this beautiful rock we call home, but some of us only...

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