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Last Update: September 7, 2012
Thanks to the open sky policy between Japan and Taiwan, Mandarin Airlines will launch direct flight service between Taichung and Okinawa this weekend.
The initial flight schedule, which Mandarin Airlines says will provide a convenient air transportation exit from Taichung, Taiwan, calls for two flights weekly, every Wednesday and Saturday. Read More!
Months in the planning, and only a week after contestants were finalized, What’s Up?! Okinawa 2012 is set to hit the stage at Toyosaki Chura Sun Beach on Sunday.
The festival kicks off at 12:00 noon with famous local artists. Read More! Robski’s American Game Show scheduled for this Sunday at Loco Paradise 77 has been canceled. Read More! Jazz enthusiasts, as well as those into Fusion and Funk, can mark their calendars for next week, when The Bayskays Okinawa Live concerts come to three local clubs.
Eisaku Nambu, Shigeru Sawamura and Yugo Sato have organized three evenings of music at three different clubs, making it easier to take in all the action. Read More! The upcoming Tenkaichi Super Fight is more than a test to see who’s Okinawa’s strongest fighter; this time top rankings will be established based on the outcome.
Pitted in the main event will be All Okinawa Heavyweight Champion Mr. Read More!
Alone, with friends or with family, it’s time to venture out and explore a spot in Okinawa that offers tastes of the Amazon, Africa, Oceania and Asia, and with plenty of photo opportunities to capture the adventure.
It’s time to visit one of Okinawa’s lesser known, but terrific parks, with enjoy variety to suit everyone from 2 ~ 102! We’re at Nature’s Environmental Oasis Park Okinawa, more commonly called NEO Park by the locals, on the edge of Nago City. Read More!
Lisa Indelicato is the winner of this week’s Japan Update raffle, and won a pair of tickets to Ryukyu Kaiensai Fireworks Festival. The festival is the first large fireworks show of the year in Japan, and it takes place at Tropical Beach in Ginowan next to Okinawa Convention Center on Apr. Read More!» Fill out our survey for a chance to win!
A restaurant that serves original Chinese-style dishes with a special Okinawa touch? And all that with a spectacular view of the beach?
Momenbaru restaurant is the answer, located just outside the back gate of Torii Station in Yomitan. Besides serving traditional orthodox Chinese dishes, Momenbaru often gives them local flavor by using Okinawan ingredients. Read More! |