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VIDEO: Okinawa's spectacular bullfights a sight to behold

Bullfights on Okinawa are a huge spectacle that draw huge crowds of people cheering on their favorite bulls.

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VIDEO: Exploring Okinawa: A lovely trek to Hiji Waterfall

Hiji Otaki, or Hiji Waterfall, is a great destination for exploring on the northern part of Okinawa.

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Kadena AB American Festival returns April 27

It’s time again for American Festival, a community favorite, on Kadena Air Base.

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Step back in time to Hacksaw Ridge during Battle of Okinawa

Since the 2016 release of Mel Gibson’s Academy Award nominated “Hacksaw Ridge,” there has been increased interest in the Okinawa site where the movie takes place.

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Okinawan island hopping: 3 days! 3 islands! $300!

Shoji takes us on a fun-filled,relaxing and inexpensive three-day trip.

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Exploring Okinawa: Quick flight to magical Miyakojima Island

A day relaxing on a beach, having a glass of beer and BBQ with your friend is a great way of spending your weekend in Okinawa.

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Fun on Okinawa: A day at Ocean Expo Park

If you grew up on Okinawa like I did, visiting Ocean Expo Park with your family or on a school field trip is probably something you remember.

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VIDEO: Fun in Okinawa: A day of exploration on Yagaji Beach

Yagaji Beach is located by Route 110, which connects the northwest coast of Okinawa’s main island and Yagaji Island.

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Fun on Okinawa: Okuma Beach Fest returns April 20-21

In Okinawa, the temperatures in April can get so hot you might think it’s already summer. Head to Okuma Beach to celebrate the return of the summer heat at its annual festival featuring live music, fun activities and more.

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Exploring Okinawa: Kin Town a great spot by Camp Hansen

Kin Town, the host municipality of Camp Hansen, is sometimes talked about in the past tense.

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VIDEO: Zipline over the beautiful waters off Okinawa at Mega ZIP in Onna Village

You’ll find plenty of spots to try ziplining in Japan. But, if you want to zip over a beautiful, crystal blue ocean, you must zipline on Okinawa.

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What to know about Japan’s business card etiquette

In Japan, “meishi,” or business cards, are an ever-important tool for Japanese salarymen.

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One with nature: Let's go camping on Okinawa!

Ah! The aroma of fresh coffee in the early morning forest air. The first slow sip before my friends wake up. I take a deep breath while surveying our campsite surroundings – the trees, river and rolling hills. Nothing beats camping!

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