April 5, 2021
Shurijo Castle – Reconstruction on Display
On October 31st, 2019, a large fire at Shurijo Castle destroyed nine structures including the Seiden main building. Following the tragic event, Okinawa received enormous support fr...
March 26, 2021
A New Take on Classics, Okinawa’s Vegan Cuisine
Okinawa is one of the world’s “Blue Zones” which are known for the longevity of their people. ...
March 12, 2021
New Efforts to Protect Beautiful Okinawa
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the calls for action by all countries to preserve the environment, put an end to poverty, and to achieve a better and more sustainable futu...
February 26, 2021
Visiting Tamagusuku Castle Ruins
Nanjo City is located in the southeast of Okinawa Main Island. Sefa-utaki, a World Heritage Site, and Kudaka Island, considered the island of the gods, are located in the city. ...
February 10, 2021
IMUGE. Revival of a Ryukyu Spirit
During the Ryukyu Kingdom dynasty, working-class locals brewed their own alcohol. ...
January 29, 2021
Urumarché the Heart of Farm to Table
For travelers, it is always a good sign when you find a place that is popular with the locals. Urumarché, a market in Uruma City, is a focal point for sharing information on local ...
January 20, 2021
Ethical Denim Created in Okinawa
The sugarcane plant thrives in Okinawa’s warm climate and is a valuable source of sugar. ...
January 19, 2021
The Rich Diversity of the Yambaru Art Festival
The Yambaru Art Festival 2020-2021 takes place in Yanbaru, the northern part of Okinawa Main Island. In 2021, it will be held from January 23rd to February 21st. Mr. Choji Nakahodo...
January 5, 2021
Antibacterial products created in Okinawa
The spread of COVID-19 has led to a “new normal” with the increased use of antibacterial products. For some people, however, there are concerns that overuse of chemicals on their h...
December 18, 2020
Premium Chocolate Created with Okinawan Sugarcane
In 2014, Timeless Chocolate, a bean-to-bar artisanal chocolate shop and cafe, opened in Mihama American Village. They produce fine chocolates using specially selected cacao beans f...
November 18, 2020
All-in-one Amusement Mall
Visitors who only have a limited time available appreciate destinations offering leisure activities and shopping in one place without wasting time on transportation between attract...
November 5, 2020
Okinawa has it all for “workcationers”
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could see the emerald green ocean and feel the smooth sea breeze on your face when you lift your head while working in front of your computer? Okina...