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  • Five Supermarkets In Okinawa
    I think it's Costco got into Okinawa it would devastate the mom and pop stores completely devastate them
  • Five Supermarkets In Okinawa
    Thanks for posting those are some nice stores we have max value here and they are pretty cheap
  • What To Expect On A Trip To Kokusai Street
    Some 40 years ago if I remember right, the street was filled mostly with clothing stores and some restaurants . Maybe a few Okinawan souvenir...
  • DMM Kariyushi Aquarium
    It looks like Churaumi Aquarium gave DMM Kariyushi Aquarium a run for their money. Only a couple days after opening Kariyushi Aquarium with...
  • DMM Kariyushi Aquarium
    DMM Kariyushi Aquarium ? Ya know i never knew this was even here on Okinawa and that tells you that i really don't get out a lot :cry:. Plus i...

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When it is very usual to see many Americans hanging out in specific areas up north, I’ve noticed that the majority of them haven’t yet discovered other great places to hang out in the southern areas of Okinawa. So, I thought that I’d share this remarkable place that my family and I like to go to whenever we feel like getting away from the daily hassle. Umikaji Terrace on Senega Island is located just a mere 10-minute drive south of Naha Airport if you were to travel Route 58 or 10 minutes...
I know many of you have spent the New Years a few times on Okinawa already, but have you ever wondered what the locals do to celebrate it? If you answered, “get drunk,” you’re not completely wrong! If you’d like to be a part of the celebration next year, here’s everything that you have to know about the goings-on: While Christmas may arguably be the most important, family-oriented, holiday for you in the States, New Year, or shogatsu rather, is the biggest one in Japan. Because of this...
While we initially opened Okinawa.Org with the Okinawa Questions forum, it was formatted in a normal thread view layout. This would almost certainly make finding the best answer out of many replies impossible, for the original poster to the typical visitor coming from a search engine that is also in need of answers. We've introduced a new look and feel to this forum today. It is similar to the functionality of using Yahoo! Answers or any other major Q&A website that you may be familiar...
As of December 31, 2018, Okinawa.Org opens its doors to the public for alpha testing on early release beta software (huh?). We are asking the first members to give us critical feedback on site usage to make it a better place for all interested in Okinawa to use. This site is built on a forum base and maybe a little difficult for some to use, which is understandable as it's not a widely used format these days. Those familiar with the social media network Reddit may find navigating around a...