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  1. Happy Cliff (Kafu Banta)

    Happy Cliff (Kafu Banta)

    A view overlooking Happy Cliff (Kafu Banta), accessible from the parking lot of Okinawa Sea Salt Factory Nuchiuna, a popular tourist destination on Miyagi Island.
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    OkiLife Art Popup

    Join OkiLife on Saturday, November 2, from 1100 to 1800 for early Christmas shopping from local vendors such as Brittany E Lampe Art, Tanoshi-ge Artworks, CJandFriends, Orie Cez Art, Mirijam Neve Art and more! They will also have classes in Eco-Art, custom printing, drawing and watercolor...
  3. David

    Park Kakazu Takadai Park (Peace Park)

    Kakazu Takadai Park (Peace Park) in Ginowan must be one of my all-time favorite parks in Okinawa. It's got something for everyone: For those with toddlers to mid-aged kids to even teens, history buffs, and even fit freaks. Once you arrive at the parking lot, like on a busy day like today...
  4. David

    INFO 2019 Okinawa Octoberfest × Okinawa Food Flea

    Is the 49th Naha Tug-of-War Festival not your cup of beer? Try out 2019 Okinawa Octoberfest and Okinawa Food Flea instead! Beers and food from around the world will be served by various vendors. While some will accept credit, it's advisable to bring yen as well to open yourself up to try a...
  5. Beach-Bum

    Attraction Crazy Swing & Yamada Waterwheel Noodle Shop

    Sometimes we see something both thrilling & questionable. If you’ve driven on the 58 in Yamada, Onna, you’ve probably seen a crazy contraption nestled in the trees. Surely it’s a pile of junk or modern art, right? Nope. It’s a homemade swing “ride” most likely designed out of an alcohol-fueled...
  6. 3rd Annual Okinawa Americana Fest

    Fun 3rd Annual Okinawa Americana Fest

    The 3rd Annual Okinawa Americana Fest will take place on September 15th on the first-floor of Koza Music Town Center. This event is hosted by Okinawa Americana, Gate 2 Garage, Nashville Okinawa, CRAZYz Chicken N' Waffles Koza Express, and WMD Street Food. Entry to the event will be free...
  7. Taj Okinawa

    Central Taj Okinawa

    Taj Okinawa, located on Route 23 in Chatan, is an authentic Indian restaurant serving up a variety of different kinds of curries and other Indian cuisines for lunch and dinner. Some of which include tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, and soups. In addition to the Indian-style food served, they...
  8. Welcome to Okinawa: Cape Zanpa - Video (4K)

    Welcome to Okinawa: Cape Zanpa - Video (4K)

    Cape Zanpa is the westernmost tip of Okinawa Island, facing the East China Sea. It is easily the most developed of all the capes.
  9. Animal Hospital 22

    Central Animal Hospital 22

    Animal Hospital 22 CMC is a veterinary hospital located on Route 23 in Chatan with knowledgeable, friendly and helpful staff that strives to provide exceptional care to your pets in a clean and welcoming environment for both you and your loved ones. They provide competitive rates for the...
  10. Cherubium Animal Clinic

    Central Cherubium Animal Clinic

    Cherubim Animal Clinic is a reasonably priced veterinary clinic, even with the initial and reexamination fees included, which is located in Ginowan, an area located approximately 5 minutes south of MCAS Futenma's main gate. Their services include but are not limited to: vaccinations; heartworm...
  11. Miyagi's Junkyard

    Central Miyagi's Junkyard

    Miyagi's Junkyard, located in Chatan, is a full-fledged auto junkyard. Apart from being able to find used car parts and tires, which they will mount for you at very reasonable rates, there are also services provided at this junkyard that is unique to that of Japan. You can junk your car at...
  12. AEON Mall Okinawa Rycom

    Central AEON Mall Okinawa Rycom

    Aeon Mall Okinawa Rycom, located in Kitanakagusuku, is the largest indoor, open-design mall on Okinawa with 5 stories of stores, shops, and eateries to visit. There are plenty of places to choose from for fashion items, other goods and services, and food, to include gourmet and café style. You...
  13. Rob Oechsle

    Scenic Spot Okinawa City Hall Lookout Tower

    FOR ALL THOSE WHO LIKE A BIRDS-EYE VIEW, but DON'T WANT TO CLIMB A MOUNTAIN TO GET ONE !!! Just a short hop past GOYA 4 CORNERS and KOZA MUSIC TOWN is one of the best ALL-WEATHER LOOKOUT TOWERS in Okinawa. Built on a part of old CAMP KOZA, the Okinawa City Hall and its signature LOOKOUT TOWER...
  14. East-West Montessori School

    Central East-West Montessori School

    East-West Montessori School utilizes the Montessori Method developed by Italian physician, Dr. Maria Montessori, in which the teachers direct the children to the path that they're ready to take. The method does so by allowing the children's own natural curiosity and sense of wonder to guide them...
  15. Hamasushi Chatan Ihei

    Central Hamasushi Chatan Ihei

    Hamasushi (Hamazushi) is a popular sushi-go-round, or conveyor belt sushi, restaurant in Okinawa, Japan. The Hamasushi Ihei (Chatan) Branch offers indoor seating as well as the option of a drive-through, defeating the purpose of the atmosphere, so to speak, but still allows for the freshest and...
  16. Rob Oechsle

    Place of Worship Agari no Utaki

    THIS PIN is for TREE LOVERS ONLY! ❤ PARK at the pinned location below and walk the path. Bug Spray recommended! :):) Had some business on Hamahiga Island today. Was mostly in Higa (east side), but popped into Hama (northwest side) just to take a few pics of... THE SACRED GROVE OF THE BANYAN...
  17. Barber Kadena Military Cuts

    Central Barber Kadena Military Cuts

    Barber Kadena Military Cuts offers U.S. military regulation haircuts with most of the staff being former employees of a company under an AAFES contract until it expired and was unable to be renegotiated. Combined, the barbers have decades of experience under their belt for the perfect cut. If...
  18. Chubu Tokushukai Hospital

    Central Chubu Tokushukai Hospital

    Chubu Tokushukai Hospital, founded in April 1988 in what is now considered the Awase area of Nakagami and across from Rycom Mall, is a core hospital of Okinawa equipped with advanced medical equipment. They aim to create "society where everyone can receive the best medical care anytime and...
  19. OTS ProStaff

    Central OTS ProStaff

    OTS ProStaff is a temporary staffing employment agency with experts that attempt to place you in a job that you will excel at while in Okinawa. They introduce you to jobs both on and off base. If you choose employment on base, understand that these positions do not come with SOFA status and you...
  20. David

    Park Stairway to Heaven

    The Stairway to Heaven is in Chatan, Okinawa. It can easily be located as it's right outside Camp Foster's Firehouse Gate (Gate 3). It leads directly up 268 steps to the outer perimeter of Plaza Housing and is a grueling leg workout. From the base, it doesn't look that tough. However, the steps...