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Nishimatsuya (The Rabbit Store)

CONTRIBUTED BY DIANA MIDDLETON Meredith already posted an entry about this store last year, but an Okinawa Hai reader has revived interest in it (thanks...

Navy Gift Shop & Kids Cottage

Editor's Note: This store changed its name to Navy Fleet Gift Shop and moved to a new location on Camp Shields in 2013. Click...

Shisa Shopping

Editor's Note: We have a new article (published January 2015) focusing exclusively on Yomitan Pottery Village. Click here to read the new post on...

Bingata Activities

CONTRIBUTED BY JOELLE YAMADA Heidi has family coming to town who have a specific interest: My two aunts are coming to town in May.  They are...

Kimono

CONTRIBUTED BY KAHO I recently bought a kimono for the first time because I have started taking a kimono class called "kitsuke" with my friend. ...

Indo-ya

CONTRIBUTED BY KAHO Indo-ya is to me a hidden gem of Park Avenue. (Side note: Indo means India in Japanese. Ya means store.) This store...

Cafe Unizon / Mix Life-Style

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLYERACE So.  You’re on Camp Foster.  You’re shopping at the PX.  You suddenly find yourself A:  hungry  B:  tired as hell of looking...

Ramayana Asian Market

CONTRIBUTED BY JULIA Ramayana Asian Market is a great place to go if you're looking for something unique for your home or just some cool...

Local Flower Delivery

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLYERACE I've been meaning to give props to this place for a while now.  It's a locally based flower delivery service called FlowerDrop.net. ...

Colors House

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLY It’s summer. You want some new clothes. Some hip clothes. The kind of clothes that you can’t find at the PX and...

And They Call It Cool Biz

KARIYUSHI, originally uploaded by u*yam. CONTRIBUTED BY MEREDITH NOVARIO The kariyushi are aloha-light or aloha-with-a-touch-of-class-and-funk shirts traditional on this here Okinawa. You've seen them out and...

AsiaforKids

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLY So, I don't have any kids, but if I were a kid, especially a kid who was about to move all the...

Chinkosukou

What happens when you combine chinsukou (a traditional Okinawan cookie made from flour and lots of lard) with chinko (slang for male genitalia)? You...

Sketchy Parks

Kokusai Street 001, originally uploaded by ginman. CONTRIBUTED BY Kelly Garcia Today I dropped off Joe for yet another exciting work expedition in a foreign land. It's...

Okashi Goden (Castle of Sweets)

Okashigoden 1, originally uploaded by kahoristori. CONTRIBUTED BY KAHO Looking for souvenirs from Okinawa to take home? Okinawan snacks might be an idea and there is...