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  1. Ishiganto Stone On Kokusai Street

    Ishiganto Stone On Kokusai Street

    A fairly large ishiganto stone—typically found at Y and T intersections to ward off evil spirits as it is believed a spirit will make a turn when it encounters the stone as opposed to entering the residence that may be at the end of the path it followed—found on Kokusai Street near the entrance...
  2. Heiwa Dori – Local Shopping & Escape From Rain

    Heiwa Dori – Local Shopping & Escape From Rain

    Heiwa Dori is a street off of Kokusai Street in Naha, also connected to Ichiba Hondori through Don Quijote and side alleys and roadways, that somewhat takes you back in time in Okinawa. There's just something special about walking Heiwadori, although it turning into a tourist area, with that...
  3. Angel Wings In Okinawa

    Sightseeing Angel Wings In Okinawa

    If you've spent any time on social media, you've no doubt seen people posing with ornate or colorful mural wings. The Global Angel Wings Project was created in 2012 "to remind humanity we are the angels of this Earth." Founder Colette Miller has painted wings all over the world since the...
  4. What To Expect On A Trip To Kokusai Street

    Sightseeing What To Expect On A Trip To Kokusai Street

    There have been a lot of new places built for tourists in Okinawa lately. However, I believe Kokusai Street (Kokusai Dori; International Street) is the first thing that most tourists tend to visit while here. So, I thought I would give some useful information on the exciting tourist...
  5. Drink & Fill Up Until 4 In The Morning On Kokusai Street At Norengai!

    Fun Drink & Fill Up Until 4 In The Morning On Kokusai Street At Norengai!

    Kokusai Street Norengai, a newly renovated building that opened in the previous "Goodwill Town" building doesn't officially open all restaurants and shops until December 16, 2019 and until some time in February 2019. Though, if you happen to be on Kokusai Street on the night of December 15...
  6. Kokusai Street Norengai

    Naha Kokusai Street Norengai

    Kokusai Street Norengai is a newly renovated building that will be on the heart of Kokusai Street in the capital of Okinawa, Naha City. It will host 36 shops serving low-budget but high-quality items in order for everyone, even those on a budget, to stop by and have a great time eating and...
  7. Hotel Palm Royal Naha

    Naha Hotel Palm Royal Naha

    Hotel Palm Royal Naha – Kokusai Street is a business hotel located in the center of Kokusai Street. It's a luxurious hotel to meet both the needs of business and leisure travelers of Okinawa. The hotel offers six types of rooms from a basic single to a premium twin to not only meet fit your...
  8. Bambohe – Naha

    Naha Bambohe – Naha

    Yakiniku Bambohe, located in Naha, down the street that intersects Kokusai Street with the well-known Starbucks on the corner, is a Japanese yakiniku restaurant with a twist: It's all you can eat buffet style. At Bambohe, you will be given a table and choose a timed eating course. Within that...
  9. Peering Down Heiwa Dori

    Peering Down Heiwa Dori

    A look down Heiwa Dori, a street just off Kokusai Street, in Naha.
  10. Red Lobster – Kokusai Street

    Naha Red Lobster – Kokusai Street

    Red Lobster employs three important qualities: The quality of the food served, the value in which they provide, and more importantly, the customer satisfaction provided. In order to fulfill the mission of quality foods served, two shipments of fresh lobster caught in Canadian waters arrive each...
  11. Owl Adventure Park

    Naha Owl Adventure Park

    Owl Adventure Park, located just off Kokusai Street down the covered street next to Don Quijote and in the vicinity of the Makishi Public Market, offers more than just an experience with over 20 different owls. They also have other birds, to include ducks; reptiles such as snakes, lizards, and...
  12. David

    Sightseeing Stumbling around Naha and Kokusai Street to find Asahigaoka Park

    Yesterday, I took my dog for a walk near the Ryubo-end of Kokusai-dori in Naha towards Naminoue Beach, crossing Route 58 to get there. I stumbled across Asahigaoka Park on my way back from the beach. It wasn't very well lit, besides the awesome night sky illuminating the stone pathways, lined...
  13. David

    Memory The Kokusai cat that made more money than me!

    It's no secret that many Americans that come back to Okinawa after the military have a difficult time getting on their feet. I was no exception; I lost a lot from TMO'ing things to make a life back in the States only to come back to Okinawa 3 months later with nothing but a suitcase or two and a...
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