DON'T GO THERE: Off-limits establishments on Okinawa

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DON'T GO THERE: Off-limits establishments on Okinawa

by: III Marine Expeditionary Force/Marine Corps Installations Pacific | .
U.S. Marine Corps | .
published: May 17, 2014

An off-limits area is defined as any business, building, place, structure, vehicle, conveyance, or area which SOFA personnel are prohibited to patronize, enter, visit, use or ride. In accordance with reference (b), the installation commander has the authority to place an establishment off-limits if it is determined to be harmful to the welfare and safety of Marines, Sailors and their family members. Visiting these establishments violates IIIMEF/MCIPACBul 5800, which is a punitive regulation. SOFA personnel violating IIIMEF/MCIPACBul 5800 may be subject to statutory or regulatory sanctions. As a matter of policy, a change in ownership, management or name of any off-limits establishment does not, in and of itself, revoke the off-limits restriction. Accordingly, the Commanding General, MCIPAC and the Commanding General, III MEF, based on the recommendations of the AFDCB, have declared the following establishments as off-limits to all SOFA personnel. The below listed off-limits areas/establishments will remain off-limits until deleted from this list by subsequent changes to this Bulletin.

Off-limits establishments in Okinawa, Japan

Bar Sakura, 1-10-15, Chuo, Okinawa City, Japan

Bon Bon Dou, 1-9-8, Uechi, Okinawa City, Japan

Coconutz, 2-208 Miyagi, Chatan-cho, Nakagami-gun, Okinawa, Japan

Color, Takara Building, 2-6-34 Makishi, Naha City, Okinawa, Japan

Green House, 1-3-1 Uechi, Okinawa City, Okinawa, Japan

Ground Tobacco Shop, 2F 1-5-9 Mihama, Chatan Cho, Okinawa, Japan

Heaven’s Smell (Formerly Samurai King), 1-8-1 Chuo, Okinawa City, Okinawa, Japan

Herb Shop Garu-Garu, 2-7-2 Wakasa, Naha City, Okinawa, Japan.

High Times, 1-6-2 Chou, Okinawa City, Okinawa, Japan

Jah Reggae Shop, 1-6-20, Chuo, Okinawa City, Japan

OM’s Herb Shop, 3-7-12 Yafuso, Urasoe City, Okinawa, Japan

Soft Cream (and distribution service “Lequio Herb”), 1-15-8, Okinawa City, Okinawa, Japan

Stoner’s Den, 2-17-1, Makishi, Naha City, Okinawa, Japan

Takahara Hotel, adjacent to the Nakagusuku Castle in Ishado Nakagusuku Village, Okinawa, Japan. See enclosure (2).

Tokyo Syoten Bookstore, Highway 23 at 820-6 Kamisedo, Chatan-Cho, Okinawa, Japan

Yasu Ichi Bookstore, 2-1-10 Chatan, Okinawa, Japan

Yoshihara Red Light District. See enclosure (2) for the areas off-limits. In the Yoshihara Red Light District, establishments with a storefront that faces 329 or 330 are not off-limits.

Off-limits establishments in Iwakuni, Japan

BuriBuri NomiB, 1-18 Horikawa-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Japan

Joint, 3-22 Yayoi i-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Japan

Spice Ecstasy, 4-4 Nagarekawa, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Japan