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. Grill & Dining Bar Kenny's

    Naha Grill & Dining Bar Kenny's

    Kenny's, located in Naha City near San-A Naha Main Place, is a Western/Japanese fusion restaurant. Their menu is very telling by offering everything from pork ribs to french fries and even fried octopus to satisfy your Japanese taste pallet as well at reasonable prices. In addition to the food...
  3. U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Arrested For Stealing Bicycle In Naha

    Crime U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Arrested For Stealing Bicycle In Naha

    Naha Police in Okinawa Prefecture has arrested a United States Marine Corps Corporal stationed at Camp Hansen for allegedly stealing a bicycle parked on the sidewalk in the Asahimachi District of Naha City. The arrest of the alleged suspect took place on January 19, 2020, around 1645. It was...
  4. An F-15DJ Taking Off At Naha Air Base

    An F-15DJ Taking Off At Naha Air Base

    An F-15DJ Eagle taking off at Naha Air Base on Tuesday with full afterburners!
  5. 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...
  6. Shisa Blowing Off Some Steam

    Shisa Blowing Off Some Steam

    Just a shisa blowing off some steam after last-minute Christmas gift shopping at the Exchange. This is located slightly off Kokusai Street between the Tsuboya Pottery District and the Hyatt Regency Naha.
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    2020 Morning Fest

    2020 Morning Fest is an event taking place at Shintoshin Park, near Main Place in Naha, from 0800 to 1200 on Sunday, January 2020, that offers the best breakfasts, to include coffees, served from the most popular restaurants and cafes in Okinawa that'll give you the energy you need to go...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. David

    Fun Kid's Are So Imaginative - At Gushimiyagihigashi (Dinosour) Park

    I took my daughter to what I call the dinosaur park (Gushimiyagihigashi Park) in Naha for the first time in a while today. It's where Okinawa.Org took one of our most popular Instagram photos of early 2019, shortly after beginning the website (thank you, everyone, for the support!): She and...
  12. Naminoue Shrine

    Naminoue Shrine

    A long exposure night shot of Naminoue Shrine from the bridge running parallel to the Shrine and Naminoue Beach.
  13. 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...
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    2019 Winter Okinawa Bread Sweets Festival

    The 2019 Winter Okinawa Bread Sweets Festival will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019, and Sunday, December 15, 2019, from 10:00 to 16:00 at the Okinawa Cellular Stadium in Naha that is kid-friendly. Various food vendors will be set up that surely won't disappoint anyone's tongue! Some of...
  15. 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...
  16. David

    Opinion 35th Naha Marathon (2019)

    The Naha Marathon is quite popular, ranking in on Wikipedia at #68 for the largest running events, with over 20,000 runners each year. I've not been to any other marathon or seen any others myself, other than the Naha Marathon as it passes by my house, but it seems to be a spectator sport to...
  17. Hyatt Regency Naha

    Naha Hyatt Regency Naha

    Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa is a 5-star hotel in the political, economic, education center of Okinawa as well as its capital city, Naha City. The Hyatt Regency Naha combines its legendary service with the touch of Okinawa hospitality. Their service and amenities are extraordinary, including...
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    2019 Churashima Air Festival

    The Churashima Air Festival is an annual festival that will be held from 1000 to 1900 on December 7, 2019, and from 1000 to 1600 on December 8, 2019. It will take place at the Naha Air Base in Naha in which the Japan Self-Defense Forces boasts their defense might with static shows of air and...
  19. Peering Down Heiwa Dori

    Peering Down Heiwa Dori

    A look down Heiwa Dori, a street just off Kokusai Street, in Naha.
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    Last Sakaemachi Market Appreciation Festival Of 2019

    If weather permits, the last Sakaemachi Market Appreciation Festival of 2019 will be held on November 30, 2019, from 1730–2115 near Kokusai Street in Naha. Sakaemachi is a hidden gem where so many locals from adults to the elderly can enjoy food and drinks at cheap prices. At this festival, you...