1. 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...
  3. 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...
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    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...
  5. 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 on December 7, 2019, and 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 ground defensive power. December 7, 2019...
  7. 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...
  9. Two Bikes At Rest

    Two Bikes At Rest

    Two bikes, a primary mode of transportation for some in the hustle and bustle of Naha, during the lunchtime hour.
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    INFO Shuri Castle – Before And After New And Historic Images

    FIRST DAY OF PUBLICATION, ALREADY SOLD OUT !!! THE BURNING OF SHURI CASTLE, with a GATHERING OF BOTH NEW AND HISTORIC IMAGES taken prior to the Disaster --- Large, 90-page softbound book, published by the Okinawa Times Newspaper, 15 Nov. 2019. ¥1,000 This is not intended as a "Sales Post", but...
  11. Leopalace 21

    Naha Leopalace 21

    Foreigners coming in from different parts of the world for longer-term leisure to business stays will likely arrive in Naha by air. If you're a traveler seeking a furnished and affordable place to stay at weekly to monthly rates with utilities to electricity and internet included, LeosPalace 21...
  12. Monorail At Oroku Station

    Monorail At Oroku Station

    The monorail headed southbound from Oroku Station for Akamine Station (the farthest south/west 'train' station in all Japan) in front of AEON Oroku Naha to its final destination at Naha Airport before eventually making the trip north again.
  13. 49th Naha Tug-of-War Festival

    Fun 49th Naha Tug-of-War Festival

    The 49th Naha Tug-of-War Festival will be held on October 12 through October 14, 2019. This festival is broken into three parts with all three days having games, food vendors, and a firework displays at Oonoyama Sports Park. On Saturday, October 12, there will be a parade on Kokusai Street...
  14. Concrete And Steel

    Concrete And Steel

    Concrete And Steel is a piece of public art behind Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum in Naha.
  15. Route 58 Through Downtown Naha

    Route 58 Through Downtown Naha

    Route 58 through central Naha can have some of the worst traffic ever. Today, I imagined that there wasn't a car insight, and I could get home in about 5 minutes as opposed to the usual 30. That, however, was just a dream. The reality is, traffic on Okinawa isn't the greatest, but this route is...
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    INFO Art Exhibition At Ryubo in Naha

    For the past 35 years, self-taught Okinawan painter Hirokazu Akamine has been collecting local and international awards for his paintings. And for 15 years, Akamine-sensei has been endeavoring to pass his knowledge to artists on Okinawa. Over these years, more than 80 students have learned a...
  17. Crane Jungle

    Naha Crane Jungle

    Crane Jungle, located down Heiwa-dori, a mere 2-minute walk off Kokusai Street, brings back the nostalgic feelings of being in the 1990s with claw games, known better locally as UFO catchers. Open from 10:00 to 22:00, Crane Jungle allows a quick escape to not only entertain children (and adults...
  18. Steak House Day's

    Naha Steak House Day's

    Steak House Day's is a steakhouse in the Taberu area of Naha City. It has an American style from the outward appearance, as well as offering the same type of quality with a slight twist: A stylish atmosphere with somewhat private booths at various heights and barriers between other parties to...
  19. Street Kart Okinawa

    Naha Street Kart Okinawa

    Street Kart Okinawa provides residents of Okinawa as well as tourists an experience of a lifetime with a tour of Okinawa in a go-kart. There are two courses that you can choose. The short course leaves the main shop to Kokusai Street and finishes off at Naha Airport and their long course adds a...
  20. Water Salon — Naha City's Water and Sewer Department Museum

    History Water Salon — Naha City's Water and Sewer Department Museum

    After exploring Sugar Loaf Hill and getting a better peek of the RYU:X towers in Naha, the two tallest condominiums standing in at 30 stories and 99 meters tall each, I took a stroll around the area to see more. I usually stick to the hustle and bustle side of where Main Place and the shopping...