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Last Update: September 7, 2012
Editor’s Note: Okinawa’s beautiful southern islands were introduced to readers in the June 28th issue. This week, a glimpse at events and accommodations on Ishigaki Island. Read More! As Sunmarina Hotel, one of Okinawa’s luxury resorts in Onna Village, celebrates its 25th anniversary, it introduces a novelty service inviting everyone to come and enjoy a day packed with fun and excitement with the Sunmarina Hotel Summer Special Day Pass promotion that runs through to the end of September.
This limited offer pass is reserved for 500 first come, first served customers who, according to a hotel spokesman, will enjoy up to 66 percent discount from all regular prices combined. Read More! Direct nonstop flights from Tokyo to San Diego start in early December on Japan Airlines as the high flying Japanese national carrier expands its international routes structure and adds additional Boeing aircraft to its fleet.
December 2nd is the start date for the four flights a week schedule on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Read More!
It’s the ultimate entertainment clubhouse, a series of clubs within a single five-story building in downtown Naha City catering to diverse musical interests.
Fantasy Space is a clubhouse opened in early June, with different style club facilities and varying musical genre on different floors, and at different times. Read More! The countdown continues to this weekend’s granddaddy of Okinawa’s rock concerts, the 30th Annual Peaceful Love Rock Festival taking place at Okinawa City’s Athletic Field.
Okinawa’s premier musicians are all set for the two days of concert action –just about everyone who’s at the top of the rock realm will be on hand— Saturday and Sunday for shows that begin at 1:30 p. Read More! It’s All-American entertainment Las Vegas style, served up by a dozen glamorous, gorgeous, sexy and graceful ladies at the Plaza House Fair Mall.
The American Game Show Saturday evening starts at 7 p. Read More!
The lucky winner of the Japan Update raffle this week is Amanda Adams from Atlanta, GA, who won a one-night stay for two at the Best Western Inn in Naha.
Amanda has lived on Okinawa almost a year, and says that the weather here is almost like back home, hot and humid but, “We don’t have beaches,” she adds. Read More!» Fill out our survey for a chance to win!
The Bistro De La Mer in the Mercure Hotel Okinawa Naha is saying ‘Happy Birthday America’ Saturday with a lavish French buffet dinner.
French dishes and a few touches of Okinawan cuisine using local ingredients will be the handiwork of a female French culinary designer, with everything from shrimp cocktail, assorted ham, marinated salmon with lemon, four kinds of salads, honey ginger grilled salmon, sautéed fresh fish with pineapple and coconut sauce, crispy lemon fried chicken, roast beef, jambalaya and four kinds of special desserts are all waiting for the ultimate taste test. Read More!
The way to dissolve stress is by relaxing, and one of biggest relaxation facilities in Okinawa is Kanna Thalasso Therapie Okinawa in Ginoza village.
The facility is a relaxation and fun place offering several pools with Jacuzzis, massage treatments and pools for Thalasso Therapy. Read More!
Manza Beach in Onna Village on Okinawa’s northwest coast is the setting Sunday for the 29th Manza Haarii Festival, the running of the dragon boats pitting Okinawans against mainland Japanese.
The festival, officially the 29th Prefectural Governor’s Cup Contest ‘Manza Haari Festival’, runs Sunday from 8:30 a. Read More! |