southern okinawa

  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. Audi R8 In Okinawa

    Audi R8 In Okinawa

    It's not every day that you see an Audi R8, or any exotic car for that matter, cruising the roads of Okinawa. Perhaps why this one was garaged up and under repairs.
  4. Questions

    Answered Where can I rush order business cards in Okinawa?

    I need business cards within the next day or two! Is it possible to get business cards made this quickly in Okinawa?
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  9. 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...
  11. 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.
  12. David

    Beach Yamashiro Coast

    Yamashiro Coast is a beautiful strip of beach and coral coastline, when the tide is out, in Itoman which is almost near the most southern tip of Okinawa. It has lots to offer everyone: It's a great place to relax in the sun, build sandcastles with the kids, take the dogs for a walk, go...
  13. Yamashiro Coast

    Yamashiro Coast

    A peaceful day down in Itoman tide-pooling and listening to the waves crash on the coral as the tide slowly crept in.
  14. 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...
  15. U.S. Consulate General Naha

    South U.S. Consulate General Naha

    The U.S. Consulate General Naha's significant constituency is the large number of American personnel and their accompanying family members here on Okinawa. Though their services do support every U.S. citizen. Their 10-person consular team provides passport assistance, reports of births abroad...
  16. 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...
  17. Concrete And Steel

    Concrete And Steel

    Concrete And Steel is a piece of public art behind Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum in Naha.
  18. 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...
  19. Manko Waterbird and Wetland Center

    Adventure Manko Waterbird and Wetland Center

    There wasn't much to do to have fun growing up in the small town that I did. However, we did have wetlands that we could explore to see various types of birds and animals as we walked the boardwalk and trails. Much like my old home, Okinawa has a wetland center too. The Manko Waterbird and...
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    Historical Landmark Hacksaw Ridge

    My first attempt to visit Hacksaw Ridge left me right below it, at the basin where Urasoe Youdore is at on the Urasoe Castle Ruins site. My second attempt led me to Needle Rock—a cool rock formation on the same ridge and a good history lesson, but not where I intended on going either time. I...