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2014-09-12 04:20:30

OKINAWA, Japan, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Okinawa prefectural government presented a display of traditional performing arts titled OKINAWAN PERFORMING ARTS at the Terrace Theater of The Kennedy Center on Saturday, September 6. (Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201409123658/) OKINAWAN PERFORMING ARTS featured a group consisting of young dancers and karate performers who are carrying Okinawa's classical performing arts into the next generation. The dynamic...

2014-05-08 23:01:38

Home Care Assistance of Warren Twp, NJ invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in the “Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Warren Twp, NJ to Okinawa, Japan. Warren, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Home Care Assistance of New Jersey, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Northern Central New Jersey community to commit to healthy living and register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a...

2013-07-30 23:03:26

Hosted by Best Selling Author Heidi Murkoff, the showers will support hundreds of military mothers deployed to Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 What: The USO and What to Expect Foundation are partnering to host three baby showers for hundreds of expecting military mothers living in Okinawa, Japan. Heidi Murkoff, author of the bestselling "What to Expect" series of pregnancy and parenting books and creator of WhatToExpect.com will host the...

2013-06-19 23:24:28

transcosmos CRM Okinawa Recognized for its “Environment Beautification Efforts” Okinawa City, Okinawa Prefecture (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 transcosmos CRM Okinawa Inc., (Head Office: Okinawa City, Okinawa Prefecture; President: Kenshi Matsubara; hereinafter, "CRM Okinawa") a wholly owned subsidiary of transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) which offers call center services in Okinawa...

2013-02-05 23:04:13

transcosmos provides monitoring operations at Okinawa MSP Center founded in 2007. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; COO and President: Masataka Okuda; hereinafter "transcosmos"), Ryukyu Network Service K.K. (Headquarters: Okinawa, Japan; President: Yoshio Tokeshi; hereinafter "Ryukyu Network Service") and First Riding Technology K.K. (Headquarters: Okinawa, Japan; President: Inekzau Uehara; hereinafter "FRT") are jointly set to launch...

2013-01-21 23:01:34

Japan's tropical region Okinawa has been a popular tropical getaway, and now receiving more cultural interest from international travelers. Okinawa, Japan (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Japan´s tropical island, Okinawa, is so cultural and natural that you never imagine. Formally a separate Kingdom of Ryukyu sovereign the band of remote tropical islands in southwest of Japan, its location created the utmost wellness culture entangled with the elegant Japanese hospitality. There has been a...

Super Typhoon Jelawat Affecting Japan Seen By NASA
2012-09-28 16:29:28

Super Typhoon Jelawat is a large and powerful storm that has been bringing very rough seas to areas in the western North Pacific. NASA's Terra satellite passed over the monster storm and captured a visible image as it nears the big island of Japan. NASA's Terra satellite passed over Super Typhoon Jelawat on Sept. 28 at 0238UTC (10:38 p.m. EDT, Sept. 27) and the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer captured an infrared image as the storm approaches Okinawa, Japan. Jelawat's...

2012-06-26 23:03:54

Reports have announced that the US life expectancy is stagnating and falling behind that of many other countries across the world as people try to discover the keys to a longer, healthier life. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 A new report that was released by Rice University and the University of Colorado, at the same time as a new report on life expectancy supplement coral calcium, announces that the life expectancy in the United States was found to be stagnating and falling behind...

Latest Okinawa Prefecture Reference Libraries

2009-03-27 17:40:34

The Okinawa Rail (Gallirallus okinawae) is a species of bird in the rail family Rallidae. It is endemic to Okinawa Island in Japan. It is found only in Yambaru, the northern part of Okinawa Island in the Ryukyu Islands of southern Japan. Its range is only 160 square miles. It is found from sea-level to the highest mountains at about 1630 feet above sea-level. Some birds may move lower in elevation and a little further south in the winter. Its habitat is evergreen broad-leaved forest, marshes,...

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