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VIDEO: Explore the world of modelmaking, Tamiya plamodels at Okinawa’s Urasoe Art Museum 

“Tamiya Ten,” which runs till Aug. 29 and is hosted by major plastic model maker Tamiya, features an extensive history of modelmaking in Japan.

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Ssssssneaky Sssssnakes! Watch out for Okinawa’s venomous habu

You may not believe this, but I once saw a habu beat a mongoose in a cross-species duel when I was a kid.

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VIDEO: Stationed on Okinawa? Head to Okuma Beach!

On Okinawa there are many beaches perfect for a fun day for visitors to choose from. But, Okuma Beach managed by Kadena FSS is one you won’t want to miss.

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VIDEO: Enjoy snorkeling, diving at Okinawa's Gorilla Chop

If you are looking for a snorkeling/diving spot where you can enjoy water activities easily and safely, Gorilla Chop is a destination on Okinawa you don’t want to miss.


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Exploring Okinawa’s blue water caves at Cape Maeda

During a recent visit, me and my fiancé found our way to Onna Village’s Cape Maeda, known for its crystal blue water caves.

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In the footsteps of Okinawa’s railway

One day as I was driving, a funny tune caught my attention coming from a radio, going “Afee! Afee!”


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Photo Of VIDEO: Okinawa Kitchen: Frying up bitter melon goya

Food & Drink

VIDEO: Okinawa Kitchen: Frying up bitter melon goya

If you live on Okinawa, you might have heard about Goya, a local cucumber-like vegetable also known as bitter melon.

Photo Of Kimodameshi brings chill to Okinawa

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Kimodameshi brings chill to Okinawa

Just like horror films and scary stories give you goose bumps, kimodameshi and haunted houses make the Japanese cool with fear and terror - another reason they are considered summer attractions.

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VIDEO: Let's whip up Okinawa's famous doughnuts

These donuts are fun to make anytime of the year.

Photo Of What a trip! Taking a ferry from mainland Japan to Okinawa

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What a trip! Taking a ferry from mainland Japan to Okinawa

Recently my wife and I PCSed from Sasebo to Okinawa. We decided to end our time in Kyushu in style and roadtripped our way to the island. That’s right, we drove to Okinawa.

Photo Of VIDEO: Mellow Minna Island-Okinawa adventure of laid back vibes

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VIDEO: Mellow Minna Island-Okinawa adventure of laid back vibes

On a day in early September, I hit the road toward Minna Island, a small remote island located off the coast of mainland Okinawa’s Motobu Peninsula.

Photo Of 2024 Best of the Pacific winners in Okinawa

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2024 Best of the Pacific winners in Okinawa

2024 Best of the Pacific winners in Okinawa

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Stars and Stripes can help you customize T-shirts, tote bags!

Stars and Stripes’ Printshop now offers customized T-shirts and tote bags.

Photo Of Stars and Stripes can help you customize calendars!

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Stars and Stripes can help you customize calendars!

Have a favorite family photo, snapshot of an adorable pet or a picture that just makes you smile? Or maybe you want to do something special for your unit or or office staff? Why not customize a calendar!

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