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The Prehistoric Period Nansei Islands[南西諸島（なんせいしょとう）] including Okinawa[沖縄（おきなわ）] was once connected with the continent but it is unclear when people began to settle in Okinawa. In 1967, the bones were found in Gushigami Village(presen..
Okinawa Prefecture[沖縄県（おきなわけん）] is one of 47 prefectures and located in Southwestern part in Japan(The westernmost point of Japan is in Yonaguni Island[与那国島（よなぐにじま）], Okinawa). That consists of about 160 islands including Okinawa Island, Is..
Gōya[ゴーヤ] is one of summer vegetables and that name is the diarect of Okinawa[沖縄（おきなわ）]. In Japanese, that is Nigauri[ニガウリ](That means bitter melon.) and the Japanese name of the plant is Tsuru-reishi[ツルレイシ]( Momordica charantia). At pres..
Chinsukō[ちんすこう] is a traditional sweet in Okinawa Pref. That is like a cookie. It's a standard souvenir in Okinawa. It is made from flour, sugar and lard. It has a simple, light, not so sweet taste. Chinsukō There are some theo..