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Are you interested in expanding your career in Okinawa? This year, OIST (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University) will be holding a joint Job Fair with local hotels. This event will be a great opportunity to find multiple career options at both a university and the hotel business. Mark your calendar and visit the Job Fair at OIST on Sunday, July 8, 2018! Located in Onna Village, OIST is an interdisciplinary graduate school offering a 5year PhD program in Science. All education and research are conducted entirely in English. As the organization expects to continue growing, OIST is seeking new talent in various work fields including: nursery/childcare staff, inance staff, secretaries, and research support specialists. Along with OIST, five

hotels will be joining this event: The Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa, ANA InterContinental Manza Beach Resort, Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort, Hotel Monterey Okinawa and The RitzCarlton Okinawa. These five large-scale hotels are excited to recruit talented people including new graduates and those at mid-career level, for positions in guest services, such as front desk clerk, bell attendant, sales manager, reservation agent and concierge staff. If you are interested in supporting from the back office, there are various job opportunities such as accounting staff, procurement staff, housekeeping staff, and more. The event will take place at the OIST campus (1919-1 Tancha, Onna Village), rain or shine. Existing OIST/hotel staff will be present to

answer questions directly from visitors and to share information in detail about the working environment. The event will run from 10:00 to 16:00 with the reception opening at 9:45. You can arrive/leave at any time during the event. There will be a tour of the OIST campus and also the Child Development Center (CDC) scheduled for both the morning and in the afternoon for visitors to get a better idea of what it is like to work at OIST. The Workshop, “How to write an English resumeâ€? will teach you tips on how to make your resume a good representation of yourself. For detailed information about the event and schedule, visit the official event website at ( nt/job-fair-oist-2018). Grano, an ocean-view cafĂŠ situated on Floor C of

OIST’s Central Building, will be open from 10:00 to 15:00 to serve lunch and refreshments to event visitors. Please note that payment is accepted only in cash (Japanese yen). No dress code is required. CVs are accepted during the event and sameday interviews are also possible. The event is open to everyone: Feel free to just drop by and enjoy learning about your future career possibilities in Okinawa!         


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On Sunday July 8th, the ANA Intercontinental Manza Beach Resort will host the 34th Annual Okinawa Governor’s Cup at the “Manza Haarii Festival”. The festival kicks in the morning starting at 11:00 and runs until 16:30. Of all haarii tournaments held throughout the island, this is the only one where the winners get to keep the Governor’s Cup trophy for an entire year, thus making this haarii race one of the most prestigious events on the island. Every year, contestants from across Okinawa, Japan and even from overseas locations attend this event. Organizers believe that this particular haarii is more exciting to watch up close, as the Manza Beach Resort invites experienced and veteran competitors to the tournament every year, making this event all the worthwhile to see. The races are divided into two groups. There is the “Challenge Race” division where anyone can participate, whether they are a group of friends or colleagues from work. And then there is the “Champion Race” division where veteran teams compete for the Governor’s Cup. The application deadline to participate has already passed, but just watching is still a lot of

governor: 知事、長

Manza Beach Governor’s Cup Dragon Boat Competition

fun. You can always sign up next year, but at least observing it this year will give you an idea of what to look forward to. Additionally, the Manza Beach Resort is offering a special Military discount if you purchase one of their Ocean Park Lunch Sets, the Aquabelle, the Salvatore, or he Oriental Grill. A purchase of any of these sets gives you free access to the

Haarii race competitors storm the ocean at the Manza Beach Resort.

“Ocean Park”, one of biggest ocean playgrounds on Okinawa. Discount prices are ¥3510 for adults and ¥1800 for kids (3~12 yrs) (must show a valid military ID). And if you don't want to play in the ocean, you can choose their Submarine Jr. II Lunch Sets (also called the Aquabelle, the Salvatore, and the Oriental Grill). A purchase of any of these sets gives you a free

ride on the Submarine Jr. II, where children can see the vast aquatic life underneath the ocean. Discount prices for the Submarine Jr. II lunch sets are ¥3900 for adults and ¥2000 for kids (3~12 yrs) (must show a valid military ID). So get out there and have a great time at the Manza Haarii Festival, an event like no other. You’ll be glad you did.

prestigious: 一流の、名声ある division: 区分け、階級 observe: 観察する、見学する vast: 広大な


Futenma Flight Line Fair 2018 Featuring Daughtry LIVE!

Various airplanes on exhibit at the Futenma Flight Line Festival.

The hottest festival of the year is back— the Futenma Flight Line Fair scheduled for Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8 from 1 to 9 p.m. both days on the MCAS Futenma Flight Line.

event that many, both on and off the bases and camps, look forward to every summer. Although last year the event was on hiatus due to maintenance on the flight line, this year’s festivities will more than make up for it. This The “FLF” is an annual year’s fair features a ton of

fun for both service members and families alike with FREE top-notch entertainment, game booths, amusement rides, Fun Land for children and the young-atheart and delicious food such as sizzling burgers from Bulldogs, succulent BBQ beef brisket from Hickory House All-American BBQ, pizza and wings and 305 Latin Bistro. A fireworks display will end both evenings with a bang and a car show will showcase the island’s hottest rides on Sunday from 1 to 9 p.m.

MCCS festivals on Okinawa always feature exciting entertainment for all ages and the 2018 FLF is no exception. This year’s lineup will include dance performances, clowns and jugglers and live bands performing a variety of musical genres. The lineup includes rock band The Reaping, the sizzling sounds of Soundgroove, alternative rock band Indian Greyhound and much more. This year’s headline performer is Daughtry.




hiatus: 中断、休止

Since rising to prominence on the fifth season of American Idol, Daughtry has released four albums, all of which reached the Billboard Top Ten and have combined

sales over 8 million copies in the U.S. Daughtry’ s self-titled debut was the best-selling album of 2007, which contained four top 20 hit singles including the Grammynominated smash “It’s Not Over.” Leave This Town also reached number one in 2009, while 2011’s Break the Spell was certified gold. Daughtry’s most recent record, 2013’s Baptized, featured the platinum-selling single “Waiting for Superman.” Daughtry will be performing on Saturday at 7 p.m. Admission to the Futenma Flight Line Fair is FREE and open to all SOFA ID card holders and Japanese citizens. Please be prepared to show a photo I.D. at the gate. No one will be admitted with pets, bottles, outside alcohol or coolers. Please be responsible; don’t drink and drive. Both taxi and daiko services will be available. All patrons must park in the designated parking area and walk to the festival grounds. For more information, call 645-5828 or visit MCCS Festivals & Special Events online at or

top-notch: 最高の、一流の sizzling: ジュージューと音をたてている succulent: ジューシーな


Day of Naha: Immerse Yourself in the Capital City of Okinawa by Jun Ikemura

Tamaudun, the Ryukyu Royal Family Grave-site.

July 8th is Naha Day in Okinawa. This special occasion originated from the use of play-on-words or rather, a play-on-numbers. Naha’s two syllables ‘Na’ and ‘Ha’ are also syllables belonging to the Japanese pronunciations of the numbers “na-na” and ‘ha-chi” or “7” and “8” respectively in the English language. Hence, we have the numbers 7-8, and thus making July 8th officially Naha Day. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the City of Naha organizes special events around the Naha City and offers free entry to some

of its major sightseeing spots. bers; the kings (and their queens) were entombed in 1. Tamaudun: the eastern room, royal famiGravesite of the Royal lies of the king were enFamily tombed in the western room, and the center room was used Tamaudun, a designated to hold the deceased bodies World Heritage historical lo- temporary until they were cation, is the gravesite be- ready to be moved. The longing to the Royal Family gravesite itself is 2,442 of the Ryukyu Kingdom. The square meters. During the grave was built in 1501 under Battle of Okinawa, it was the rule of King Sho Shin in badly damaged, but was rehonor of his father, King Sho stored from 1974 through En. Subsequently, it became 1977. It was registered into the gravesite for the second World Heritage UNESCO Sho Royal Family of the program in 2000. Address: Ryukyu Kingdom. The grave 1-3 Kinjocho, Shuri, Naha is divided into three cham- city. Open 9:00~18:00 every

The Naha City Museum of History is located on the 4th floor of Palette Kumoji in Naha.


syllable: 音節 hence: それ故に、この理由で

day. Free to enter on the July 8th.

2. Shikinaen Garden

Shikinaen was a royal garden retreat used during the Ryukyu Kingdom era and is currently located in the Maji District of Naha City. On the premises was a cottage used by the royal family, as well as a place used to entertain envoys from China. Built in 1799, the Shikinaen garden occupies 41,997 square meters of land laid out in a Ryukyuan-style design with a large pond and a walking

The crown of the Royal King is displayed only two times during the year.

gravesite: 墓地 subsequently: それ以降 premise: 施設 envoy: 使者、大使


Day of Naha

The Shikinaen Garden was often used as a retreat for guest and envoys from China.

path with vegetation nestled around it. The garden was also destroyed during the Battle of Okinawa and starting 1976, it took almost 20 years to fully restore it. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. Use caution when walking through the garden as there are some areas with loose footing. Food and beverages are not allowed, and pets are not allowed inside of the facility. Address: 421-7 Maji, Naha City. Open 9:00~18:00 (until 17:30 for Oct. 1st ~Mar. 31st ). Closed every Wednesday. Free to enter on the July 8th.

3. Naha City Museum of History

ment Store in Naha. The first room is the “Special Exhibition Room”. Here, art crafts, documents, records, items belonging to the “King Sho Family” such as their royal costumes, lacquerware, and potteries are set on display. The costume displays are changed out monthly and twice a year, they hold a special exhibition of the crown and the king's formal attire. The second room is the “Permanent Exhibition Room” where displays of documents, attire, lacquerware, and other items belonging to the warrior class families of Shuri and Naha. The third room is “Project Exhibition Room”. This room is reserved for special themes that relate to the history of Naha and change 5~6 times throughout a year. Here you can see displays of pictures of Shuri castle and the chronological history of Naha City. Open: 10:00~19:00 everyday except Thursdays. Address: 4F 1-1-1 Kumoji, Naha City. Free to enter on the July 8th.

Since the days of Ryukyu Kingdom, Naha has always been the epicenter for politics and economics receiving influences by both China and Japan while simultaneously developing its own special culture. Today, Naha City is home to many historical artifacts that stemmed from those influences, including valuables that belong to the King Sho Family, Ryukuan artworks, as well as many important historical documents 4. Tsuboya Yaki Pottery Museum from that era. Many of these relics are now on display in 3 exhibition rooms at The Tsuboya District in Naha City the Naha City Museum of History on is one of the more pottery producing the 4th floor of Palette Kumoji Depart- venues in Okinawa. During the Battle of


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stem: 起因する attire: 衣装

Okinawa, the Tsuboya District fortunately did not receive heavy damage. To this day many historical places like the Feenukama Kiln still exist, as well as old stone walls and stones paths used back in the day. Today, one can find many fancy pottery shops on Yachimun Street (Pottery Street) in Tsuboya. Please visit the Tsuboya Pottery Museum which showcases Ryukyuan pottery and items of Ryukyuan culture. They also have a short movie of Tsuboya’s history, as well and a model of kiln used to make the pottery. A free audio guide is available at the museum. Open 10:00~18:00 every day except Mondays. (Temporary closed from June 9th~15th) Address: 1-9-32 Tsuboya, Naha City. If you wish to learn more information about Tsuboya, visit the Naha City website, uboya/index.html. Free to enter on the July 8th.

5. Kokusai Street

Naha City’s Kokusai-dōri is perhaps the most recognized merchant streets here in Okinawa. Popular among tourists, the street is lined with many souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes, Iza-

pottery: 陶器、磁器  venue: 現場  kiln: 窯

merchant: 業社、商人

Makishi Kousetsu Ichiba - the most popular and famous public market in all of Okinawa. Naha City Hall, one of most recognizable landmarks in Naha City.

A Giant Shiisaa standing guard on Tsuboya Street.

Kokusai Street

kayas, jewelry shops, convenience stores, and other unique attractions. So how did this street become so popular? Kokusai-dōri (dōri, a Japanese term for street) was built in 1933 to connect Naha directly to Shuri. Back then, the area where Kokusai-dōri now exist had a few houses on it and was mostly filled with farmland. The area was also known for its high humidity. After World War II, the U.S. Military had occupied the Kume and Tsuji Districts, which were the epicenter of Naha City before the war. As a result, people who had lived in those areas had to move. Potters moved to the now current location of Kokusai Street (which did not have the name Kokusai yet) to restart their businesses, and then roof tile craft workers followed. As more and more people moved to live in the area, it eventually became known as black market underground. In 1948, the Ernie Pyle Kokusai Theater opened along the avenue. The term “Kokusai” means international in Japanese, and over time, people borrowed the term to refer to the street as “Kokusai-dōri” or “Kokusai Street”. Major department stores, several movie theaters and other shops

Heiwa Street

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6. Heiwa-dōri Shopping Market

Heiwa-dōri is a network of interwoven market streets in central Naha, just about at the halfway point of Kokusai Street. The market is unique with its arcade-style roofing that house the many small shops below that sit along the alleyways. The alleyway got its name because of the old Heiwa Movie Theater that used to be at the entrance of the street. “Heiwa” means ‘peace’ in English and “-dōri” meaning street or road. Today, Heiwa-dōri is home to a myriad of small shops selling souvenirs, clothing, local foods, and just about anything else you can think of. Many Naha residents boast that Heiwa-dōri is the best gather spot in Okinawa. Indeed, the market’s maze-like atmosphere gives it a sense of old Okinawa. But not only that, it is the old Okinawan Obaa (elderly Okinawan woman) filled with so much energy and strength that run most of these stores that gives it a unique ambiance. Their warm Oki-

7. Makishi Kousetsu Ichiba

‘Makishi Kousetsu Ichiba’ or ‘Makishi Public Market’, is the perhaps the most famous public market in Okinawa. The Naha market host many food stores offering every imaginable kind of Okinawan foods possible, including meats, fresh fish, vegetables, condiments, supplements and more! Visitors to the market will definitely feel immersed in Okinawan culture, as the market venue is pretty much part of the Okinawan way life. And if you like, you can even buy ingredients there, and then ask that they be cooked at one of the restaurants on the second floor, guaranteeing that you are being served with the freshest ingredients of the day. The market was well-known as a black-market venue right after the war and some landowner conflicts erupted between the government and military. Eventually the disputes were settled, and the market began to flourish to become one of the most famous merchant spots on Okinawa.

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Cheer Eagles Bring It to Okinawa!

Cheerleaders are very important to the ambiance of sports games. They boost the morale of the fans and can help build momentum for the team. In Okinawa, a cheerleading squad called the Cheer Eagles was formed last October. The squad consist of kids from the age levels up to the 3rd grade, both girls and boys. This year they welcomed their youngest member to the group, a 1 year old! Yes, a 1 year old! He has become an honorary member and joins his two older sisters who are also part of the team. Today, there are about 20 kids in the group, and they have been the talk of the town at major sports venues. This month on June 26th they will be appearing at the Okinawa Cellular Stadium when the Nippon Ham Fighters take on the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks and will be performing alongside both teams’ official cheerleading squads. The Cheer Eagles was a


dream come true for Ms. Tomomi Mitsubori, a Fukuoka Prefecture native. Every since she was young, she dreamed of becoming a cheerleader in the NFL. She would become a professional cheerleader for 10 years for major league baseball in Japan. When she moved to Okinawa with her family, she wanted to help make other kid’s cheerleading dreams come true as well and decided to volunteer her time to teach other children. Okinawa was the perfect venue to make this happen. By and large, Okinawa has a very large international mix of people and Ms. Tomomi thought this would be a great experience to have an international group of kids work together to bring cheers to the people. Thus far, the group has caught the attention of many and their popularity continues to rise. The Cheer Eagles practice once a week and give performances at elderly care

facilities. Tomomi says at first, the kids were mostly shy, but once they got on stage, even the parents were surprised. The kids had developed a sense of confidence and became a bundle of energy bringing plenty of joy to everyone who saw them. Ms.Tomomi, wants to instill a sense of team spirit among the kids. She wants the children to care for one another and to be grateful to each other. This is the best way to bring out the best in them she believes. Ms. To-

momi wants to fulfill the dreams of many kids here in Okinawa and hopes to exchange great memories and to make everyone happy through cheerleading. She hopes your kids will join them! The Cheer Eagles will be happy to perform at your sports games and festivals, so please give them a call! They will love to help. Please check them out on their Instagram account: cheer.eagles/ or call 0909576-3902 for more information.

ambiance: 雰囲気、ムード morale: やる気、士気 by and large: 全般的に instill: 教え込む、染み込ませる fulfill: 実現させる

May 12~Jun. 30 – Yohena Hydrangea Garden at Izumi, Motobu Town (1312 Izumi, Motobu Town). 9:00~18:30 ¥400 for adults, ¥200 for kids. May 19~Jun. 30 – Night Tour of Bios on the Hill in Uruma City (961-30 Kadekaru, Ishikawa, Uruma City). Open: 18:30 Starts: 19:00 ¥1500 for adults, ¥1000 for ages 4~12 and free for 3 and under. May 28~Jul. 10 – The Picture Exhibition of the Battle of Okinawa at The Peace Memorial Park in Itoman City. Free to enter. 9:00~17:00 Tel: 098-997-3844 w e b m a s t e r @ p e a c e Jun. 16~Aug. 26 – Lotus and Water Lily Festival at The Southeast Botanical Garden in Okinawa City. 9:00~18:00. ¥1500 for adults, ¥1000 for High School studens, ¥500 for Junior High and Elementary School students and Free 6 ages and under. Jun. 22~26 - The exhibition of the Human National Treasure Jirou Kinjou at Tsuboya Pottery Museum in Naha City (1-9-32 Tsuboya, Naha). 10:00~18:00 Entry Free. Jun. 26 - Orion Beer Presents Japan Pro Baseball Official Game in Okinawa Cellular Stadium Naha (52 Onoyama, Naha). Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs. Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. Opens: 16:30 Starts: 18:30. Advance tickets: ¥6500 Bench Side Seats, ¥6000 Platinum Seats, Infield Seats ¥2500~ and Outfield Seats ¥1500~, add ¥500 if purchasing at the door.


Jun. 27 - Orion Beer Presents Japan Pro Baseball Official Game in Okinawa Cellular Stadium Naha (52 Onoyama, Naha). Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs. Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. Opens: 16:30 Starts: 18:30. Advance tickets: ¥6500 Bench Side Seats, ¥6000 Platinum Seats, Infield Seats ¥2500~ and Outfield Seats ¥1500~, add ¥500 if purchasing at the door. Jun. 30 – The 13th Chouhou Miyara Music Festival at Urasoe Tedako Hall in Urasoe City. Opens: 17:30 Starts: 18:00. ¥3000 in advance, ¥3500 at door. Jun. 30 – Eisa Night 2018 at Koza Music Town Sound Market in Okinawa City. 19:30~ Free to enter. Jun. 30~Jul. 1 – Chatan Marine Land (Marine Gears) Festival 2018 at Uminchu Warf in Chatan Town. 9:00~16:00. Free to enter. Jul. 1 – Nirai Haarii Festival at Chatan Fisherina in Chatan Town. 8:00~21:00 Free to enter. Jul. 1 – Ayahashi Triathlon Tournament at Ocean Road in Uruma City. 8:00~ Jul. 1 – Tsuken Haarii Festival at Tsuken Fishing Port in Uruma City. 10:00~ Jul. 1 – Yakena Haarii Festival at Yakena Fishing Port in Uruma City. 11:00~ Jul. 1 – Eisa Night 2018 at Payao in Okinawa City (1-62 Awase, Okinawa City). 19:00~ Free to enter. Jul. 4 – Independence Day (United States of America)

Jul. 4 – Torii Station Open Beach for public at Torii Beach in Yomitan Village. 11:00~21:00. Free to enter. Jul. 6 – Okinawa Street Basketball Championship "Crossover" at Music Town Sound Market in Okinawa city: 19:00~ Jul. 7 – Star Festival (Japan) Jul. 7 – J 3 League FC Ryukyu vs. Fujieda MYFC at Okinawa Comprehensive Athletic Field in Okinawa City (5-3-1 Hiyagon, Okinawa City). 18:00~ MAIL Jul. 7 – Sideways 14th Special Night at Koza Music Town Sound Market in Okinawa City. 18:00~ ¥3000 Jul. 7, 8 – Eisa Night 2018 at Okinawa City Hall in Okinawa City. 19:30~ Jul. 7~8 – Yomitan Motor Sports Festival at Kukuru Yomitan Circuit in Yomitan Village (1020-1 Takashiho, Yomitan Village). Jul. 7~8 – Moon Beach Luau 2018 at Moon Beach in Onna Village (1203 Maeganeku, Onna Village). 10:00~ Free to enter. au/home.html Jul. 7~8 – Futenma Flight Line 2018 at MCAS Futenma in Ginowan City. 12:00~21:00 Free to enter/ Jul. 7~8 - Camp Foster Flea Market on Camp Foster, Chatan. 12:00~15:00, admission free. Jul. 8 – The Day of Naha (Na pronoounce 7 and Ha pronounce 8

in Japanese)

Jul. 8 – The Day of Naha Special: Free entry for Tamaudun Royal Grave a World Heritage Site in Naha. Jul. 8 - The Day of Naha Special: Free entry for Shikina Garden a World Heritage Site in Naha.

Jul. 8 – Job Fair at OIST 2018 at OIST Conference Center (1919-1 Tancha, Onna Village). Great opportunity to find multiple career options at both a university and the hotel business. This event will be held rain or shine, but may be cancelled in the case of typhoon or dangerous weather conditions. 9:00~17:30 Jul. 8 – Manza Haarii Festival at Manza Beach in Onna Village. 11:00~16:30.

Jul. 8 – Hama Haarii Festival at Hama Fishing Port in Uruma City. 9:30~

Jul. 8 – Kadena Haarii Festival at Kadena Fishing Port in Kadena Town (566-7 Mizugama, Kadena Town). 10:00~

Jul. 8 - Eisa Night 2018 at Koza Music Town Sound Market in Okinawa City. 19:00~

Jul. 13~ Sep. 9 – T.Rex Exhibition at Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum in Naha. 9:00~20:00.

Jul. 14~15 – Iheya Island Festival at Iheya Island Yonezaki in Iheya Village.


Horoscope Jun. 25th ~ Jul. 9th You are almost reaching the level of harmony in your life that you have dreamed of. The only thing you need is a little more self-confidence, and some help from a good friend. You should not be afraid to tell about your dreams to your friends, and if romance is important to you, that’s only natural, and you can freely admit it.

You are going to have many discussions with your friends over the next few days. No one has asked you to make an important decision, but you know it’s coming. You should think with whom you want to spend time this weekend, and look your best. You should also think whether you want to ask a question you’ve had in your mind.

You should try to organize better and engage in boring daily routines as little as possible. At your work there’s a plan afoot that will open you new possibilities. That would also help you to show what you really can accomplish. Someone who has the power to move things is going to take a notice of you, so stay on your game.

In order for you to recognize what you really need, you should analyze your feelings. Ask yourself honest questions, and although you already know the answers you could have problem admitting them. When someone asks your opinion, avoid saying aloud the first thought that comes to your mind. Think first.

A surprise meeting with someone could well lead to a conversation about your plans for your future. You feel free, and that is going to boost your imagination. You should not reject any proposal before considering everything thoroughly. In love there could be an important question, and you can only hope the answer is right.


This time working as a team would bring you the fastest results. There is a possibility that you can start a new project that is very close to your heart, and at the same time offers a great opportunity to expand your circle of friends. The reward for a job well done could be more spiritual than financial at this time, though.

You can expect to be asked to join a new project, but you should think carefully before you agree if this is really what you want or in your best interest. If the new project involves too much work, think of someone you could recommend replace yourself. The more practical attitude you take the easier everything settles in their right places.

Your charms and energy are now on top. No one can resist your smile and positive aura, and is someone does, you should avoid the company of such a person. If you dream of a romantic weekend, just do it. When you put your mind on it that is almost a surefire guarantee that the occasion is going to be a roaring success.

Your social life should be the focus at this time, but you have to do something yourself. Your family and friends could still be in a stupor because of the rainy season, so an encouraging smile and a good hug from you could be just the right medicine to jolt them into action. Your love life is also in need of a good positive jolt.

Dreaming about love, riches and wellbeing is rewarding sometimes, but it can also bring disappointment and even fear. Make sure that your dreams are positive. Your life is what you make to be, and at the end, no one is going to look after you better than you do yourself. But don’t be afraid to take reasonable risks.

Something that you have regarded as very complicated turns out to be a simple matter as soon as you stop concentrating too much on small details. Sometimes taking distance can mean being closer to a solution. If you want to make a change in your life, you should start with small steps, and move on as you accomplish your goals.

Changes that you have waited for a long time are finally coming through offering you an excellent opportunity to put in your thoughts and ideas. The company of some smart people is giving a nice boost to your confidence, and you will realize that you have more to give that you’ve thought. Someone is going to confide in you a secret.


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が、ひとまずの深刻な水不足 からは解放されたようで安堵 感もありますね。しかし今回 の件で水の大切さを改めて知 ることができたし、今後も水 はある意味限りある資源とい うことを頭に置いて、節水も 心がけていきましょう。さら に先日の大阪北部での大きな

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Car Produce M3 is hiring immediately!! We are looking for: Car Washing Staff members, Sales representative, and Car Mechanics. Working hours: 9:00~18:00 Sunday offs and another half-day off a week. Must have a car license for Manual Transmission Engine. Salary: ¥160,000~ ¥160,000 + commission ¥200,000~. Speaking Japanese is a big plus. Probational period required. We have many foreigners and military customers. Good conversation skills is a must. Location is 5-35-9 ①

震災からも、日常的に災害対 策への関心を持つ重要さを改 めて感じることができまし た。同じ日本、全く以て他人事 ではなく明日は我が身だとい う感覚を持ち、物理的に防災 グッズを準備する、いざとい うときにはこう動く、どこへ 避難するといったような感覚

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Chibana, Okinawa City, just a few minutes from Kadena Gate#3. Call Sakumoto 0906868-1944.

Looking for friendly bilingual(Japanese and English) hostess to work at either Sam’s by the Sea Awase(098)937-3421 or Anchor Inn Ginowan City(098)897-5555. Working hours will be from 18:00 till 22:00. Pay starts from ¥800/hour. Please call the restaurant manager for interview times.

Koza Used Car Sales company is looking for a full time sales rep. Must speak fluent English and some Japanese, light Japanese writing or reading needed. Pay is either full commission, basic salary plus big commission, or negotiable. Almost all military personnel need a car on Okinawa, and your sales skills would earn great rewards! Please feel free to apply. Koza Used Car is located between Kadena AB Gate #2 and #3. Tel: 098-938-8651 Email: dcars/koza/


Looking for housing properties for sale! We can find a buyer for purchasing your extra properties, and pay cash! If interested in, please contact us.

的な備えも、日々家族や同僚 で話し合っておくことが大切 だと思います。これまでのど この地震被災地や自然災害地 だって、まさか自分のところ には。という思いだったと思 います。しかしそのまさかは 起こりうるんです、明日大災 害に巻き込まれる可能性も十

分にある。煽るようなことを 言いたいわけではなく、ちょ っとした意識、ちょっとした 日々の対策をするだけでも、 万が一の時にはそれが何倍も の効力を発揮するのではない かと。今一度自分の事として 捉え、家族で話合ってみるき っかけになればと思います。

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