okinawa history

  1. Rob Oechsle

    INFO Kokusai Street opens for traffic in 1934

    KOKUSAI STREET OPENS FOR TRAFFIC back in 1934, after TWO YEARS OF CONSTRUCTION --- WITH A COUPLE OF KINKS IN IT !!! No Problem. The Post-War USCAR Government would get in there and straighten it out during the early 1950s, giving us the basic look it has today, crossing over two low hills and...
  2. 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...
  3. David

    Historical Landmark Yamashita-cho Cave 1

    Yamashita-cho Cave 1, located in Naha City, is the oldest site on Okinawa dating back to the prehistoric stone age at being 32,000, years old. This is a goldmine for those aspiring anthropologists in Okinawa, or those just studying anthropology to have a connection to such an old site while...
  4. 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...
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