A permanent exhibition based on seasonal themes can be seen at Bokunen Art Museum inside the AKARA building located in Mihama, Chatan Town. Original artworks are available for purchase. With gentle curves designed by Bokunen, AKARA, also a work of art in itself, is a facility where visitors can enjoy art, fashion and dining.
9-20 Mihama, Chatan Town
Admission: ¥800 for adults, ¥500 for ages 7-18, free for under 6.
Closed: Sun, holidays
The majority of fish brought to the port are tuna, squid, marlin, mahi-mahi and diamondback squid, the largest such catch in Japan. The Itoman Haaree, a dragon boat race, is held on May 4 according to the lunar calendar to pray for safe voyages and a bountiful catch.
2-18-3 Minatogawa, Urasoe City
A former American military housing area, Minatogawa Stateside Town is a neighborhood with rows of some 70 single-story concrete houses. The area is dotted with uniquely themed restaurants, cafés, sweets shops and sundry stores, making it an interesting place to visit for both locals and tourists.
1445 Uken, Uruma City
Located near Uken Beach, the park is a habitat for wild birds and natural plant life. The observation platform offers a view of the 4.7-kilometer-long interisland causeway and Kin Bay.