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This is one more way to use local tofu in your meal. Okinawan tofu is quite solid so it is easy to toss in a salad. Also, maybe some readers have noticed that tomatoes at local farmers’ markets are really fresh and delicious at the moment. The tomatoes are grown throughout the year but winter-spring tomatoes on Okinawa are especially good as they are harvested when they’re ripe and ready to eat. Naoko Ogura-Gayler Ingredients • 1/3 block Okinawan tofu • 1 tomato • 1 blanch of coriander • Pinch o...Read More
Yui-rail is Okinawa’s mono-rail line that runs from Naha Airport to Shuri as of now. The prefecture has decided to extend the line with another four stations north from Shuri.
The northern end of the line will then be located in Urasoe City and the extension is scheduled to open for business in 2019.
Okinawa hasn’t had any other rail system since the World War II, and Yui-rail provides an important transportation link on the island, especially for tourists, because Okinawa’s traffic jams are the worst in Japan.