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Foodie Friday: Coby

Have you been looking for a casual date night spot? Look no further because Coby Pizza & Italian Bar has you covered. The low lighting and quiet music set the mood as soon as you walk in the sea side door. The hostess will show you to your table and bring you a starter of […]

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Foodie Friday: Hale Noa

Gather up the kids and head on over to this colorful, cozy spot near Araha beach! The standing menu will have you debating between Hawaiian favorites like Lomi Lomi Pork and Acai Bowls or decadent twists on classics like Elvis French toast and three types of eggs benedict. On top of that, their specials menu […]

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June Vendors at the Marine Gift Shop

We’re excited to announce that the following vendors will be hosting a pop-up at The Marine Gift Shop in June:   Sachi’s Japanese Antiques, June 6-8    Sachi features antique tableware, unique antique furniture, and kimonos from the Edo to Meiji eras.       She has an abundant supply of antique kimonos with incredible […]

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Foodie Friday: Agnes’

Work up an appetite by exploring Umikaji Terrace’s four levels of local artisan shops, selling everything from flip flops to hand made leather bags, then head on over to this scenic overlook lunch location to watch planes take off/land from Naha airport or boats sail to and from the nearby marina. Agnes’ has an aloha […]

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Foodie Friday: Vongo and Anchor

Brunch anyone?? My answer is always yes and this eclectic, seaside place delivers several delicious options. Located on the ground floor of the Distortion Seaside Building in American Village, the view and proximity to Sunset beach can’t be beat. Pancakes, sandwiches, acai bowls, and waffles all make an appearance on the menu along with vegan […]

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PCSing to Okinawa with Pets 101

It’s no secret that getting pets to the Island has become more difficult since airlines started cracking down on pets flying on longer flights. While it is definitely a lot of work, and sometimes costly, getting your furry friend to Okinawa with you is not impossible. You have a few options, depending on how you […]

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June Vendors at The Marine Gift Shop

We’re excited to announce that the following vendors will be hosting a pop-up at The Marine Gift Shop in June:   Sachi’s Japanese Antiques, June 6-8          Sachi features antique tableware, unique antique furniture, and kimonos from the Edo to Meiji eras.       She has an abundant supply of antique […]

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Moving to Okinawa? We’ve got you covered!

Just received PCS orders to Okinawa? Knee deep in planning the logistics of your move? Just arrived on island but not sure what comes next? Wherever you are in your PCS journey to Okinawa, we’ve got you covered with our upcoming PCS Blog Series. Over the next few weeks we’ll cover everything you need to […]

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April Vendors at The Marine Gift Shop

We’re excited to announce that the following vendors will be hosting a pop-up at The Marine Gift Shop in April: Raymond Ko Jewelry, April 2-6 Raymond Ko Jewelry is all about fine gemstones set in breathtaking settings designed by their talented staff – or more importantly, by you – the customer! Raymond Ko also features […]

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96 Hours in Seoul, Korea!

So you realize you have a long weekend coming up, you ask your active duty spouse where they are “allowed” to go, and they bring home the liberty limits.  This is how my Wednesday before President’s Day weekend began.  We are new to the island, having just arrived in August of ’18, and this was […]

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