Did you know?: Okinawa's Kaichu Doro

Did you know?: Okinawa's Kaichu Doro

by Shoji Kudaka
Stripes Okinawa

Kaichu Doro, a causeway that connects Okinawa’s main island and Henza island, was constructed thanks to Gulf Oil in 1975. Considered at the time one of the seven major oil companies, a.k.a. “Seven Sisters”, Gulf Oil decided in 1968 to construct an oil terminal and an oil refinery on the island. The construction of the causeway was a result of the oil project.



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