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Japan Defense Minister in Okinawa

Japan's Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa is in Okinawa an effort to persuade the local community to accept the relocation of a key U.S.   Read More!

Okinawa City showcases products at Industrial Fair

The Okinawa City Industrial Fair kicks off a two-day run Saturday, presenting a myriad of Okinawan-made products, while at the same time making the fair a fun time with live entertainment and family activities. The 34th annual Industrial Fair takes place at Okinawa Prefecture Comprehensive Sports Park at Hiyene in Okinawa City, operating 10 a.   Read More!

Okinawa readies its new buses catering to tourists

Visitors to Okinawa will no longer have to figure out how to get to different tourist sites and shopping meccas on the island, as Okinawa Prefecture launches a one-month trial of a new bus service. The two-prong bus plan calls for buses running from Naha Airport International Terminal to the major resort hotels, and for separate buses to travel routes connecting various tourist facilities, free of charge to tourists.   Read More!

DIY Pineapple Wine at home

For those adventurous sorts who'd like to try making their own pineapple wine, here's a basic recipe: Weigh your pineapples in the store and allow for about 1/2 pound of waste per pineapple. Ingredients ? 3 pounds fresh pineapple ? 1 campden tablet ? 4 cups white sugar ? 1 teaspoon nutrients ? 1/4 teaspoon tannin ? 1 package yeast ? water Remove top from pineapple.   Read More!

Pineapple wines something different to try

Pineapple wines produced at Japan's first pineapple winery are soon to be within reach of American consumers at Okinawa Market on Chuo Park Avenue. The tasty ‘Lagrima Del Sol' pineapple wines are produced at the only pineapple production region in the nation, at Nago Pineapple Park just outside Nago City.   Read More!

Tourist landmark presses to attract more visitors

The Nago Pineapple Park president wants to increase the tourism focus on northwest Okinawa, and is ready to build an observatory on Kouri Island to get attention. Kiyoshi Asato, who leads the tourism industry development company, says his Nago Pineapple Park is already planning for additional tourists as it builds an observatory on Kouri Island, a part of Nakijin Village.   Read More!

JASDF Naha Air Base to host Air Festa

Naha Air Base is opening its gates to the general public Sunday for an Open House and air festival. It's being billed as Air Festa 2010, but don't think the Japan Air Self Defense Forces made a mistake; they didn't.   Read More!

Yoron Marathon runners' deadline nears

Yoron Island is giving late blooming runners one last chance to register for the Yoron Island Marathon set for March 6th. It may seem like a long way away, but the registration deadline is Friday, January 21st.   Read More!

Zion Church moves to new Chatan site

Zion Church moves to new Chatan site Zion Christian Fellowship Church and Academy will celebrate a move to new facilities in Chatan Town during a Sunday open house. The church is an inter-denominational ministry reaching Okinawa's international and military communities through a series of activities that include Japanese and Tagalog bible studies, women's and teen ministries, a Kindergarten 4 through Grade 12 Christian Academy, and dynamic praise and worship services at Zion Christian Fellowship Church.   Read More!

It's a dog's life... in Tomigusuku

A dog playground? A dog hotel? A dog swimming pool? A dog run? Really? Yep! Really. It's the brainchild of Tatsuyoshi Yoza, who loves all kinds of dogs and wants Okinawa dogs to have the best of everything.   Read More!

Tourist landmark presses to attract more visitors

The Nago Pineapple Park president wants to increase the tourism focus on northwest Okinawa, and is ready to build an observatory on Kouri Island to get attention. Kiyoshi Asato, who leads the tourism industry development company, says his Nago Pineapple Park is already planning for additional tourists as it builds an observatory on Kouri Island, a part of Nakijin Village.   Read More!

1.24 million are new adults in Japan this week

Events and ceremonies were staged across Japan Monday as the nation paid homage to its young people on Adults Day, or Coming of Age Day. More than 1.   Read More!

Nobody really knows what the deal is, but the Chuo Child Consultation Center in Gunma Prefecture was elated Christmas Day to discover ten boxes filled with school bags on the facility doorstep, with a note signed by a "Naoto Date". It didn't make a lot of sense for a couple days, until Keiichi Matsuba reported the gifts, and another employee, Kuniyuki Takizawa, realized Naoto Date was the name of a hero character in "Tiger Mask", a popular television program that aired between 19690-1971.   Read More!

Cherry blossom season starting up north

Cherry blossoms are blooming into season in northern Okinawa, some of them even a few days ahead of the normal seasonal schedule. The colorful annual spectacular moves into festival mode beginning this weekend, offering spectators breathtaking views of the island's famous blooms.   Read More!

Entertainment

Dutch, Swedish musicians headline Cotonoha Jazz event

Sebastiaan Kaptein is an Okinawa veteran, while Johan Borgstrom is about to do his first performance in Okinawa, and together the jazz musicians will entertain at Cotonoha Artspace & Café on Sunday, January 23rd. The Sebastiaan Kaptein Project led by the Dutch musician headlines Cotonoha’s ‘Standard Time Vol.   Read More!

Shade takes Japan tour promoting new album

She calls herself Shade, but her persona is vibrant and bright, a dynamo making the rounds of major Japanese cities to announce her forthcoming new album. Shade, born Simone Henry in Kingston, Jamaica, is currently Japan's only female Jamaican reggae artist, and she's carried her talents far beyond the musical genre alone.   Read More!

Winners

And this weekユs winner isノ

Samuel Bernard won a エ1,000 meal coupon to Ramen Shop Linya on Hwy 58 in Hamby in this weekユs raffle. Samuel hails from Florid and has been on Okinawa about four years.   Read More!

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