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A city of southwest Okinawa, Japan, in the Ryukyu Islands on the East China Sea. It is a port and the commercial center of the islands.
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(Placename) a port in S Japan, on the SW coast of Okinawa Island: chief city of the Ryukyu Islands. Pop: 303 146 (2002 est)
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(ˈnɑ hɑ)

a port on SW Okinawa, in S Japan. 305,000.
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This will result in BigDish expanding its footprint across the United Kingdom," Naha said.
The aircraft touched down at Naha Airport at 3 am local time.
The garage sale is hosted at NAHA (500 North Clark St., Chicago, IL; 60654; 312-321-6242) by Chef Carrie Nahabedian.
At 2 p.m., the typhoon was about 190 kilometers south-southwest of Naha, the capital of Okinawa, and moving northwest at a speed of 15 kilometers per hour.
NAHA, Japan - The Okinawa Prefecture capital of Naha will start offering free Wi-Fi service at major tourist destinations, including Naha airport, Shuri Castle and the Kokusaidori shopping street, from Sunday.
"We were thrilled to be partof the North American Hairstyling Awards and so proud of all 17 of the Aveda nominees and the extraordinmy work they put forth for the NAHA competition," said Martin Kaufmann, general manager with Aveda North America.
Prior to his speech in Naha, the Dalai Lama paid his respects at a war memorial in Itoman, Okinawa, where a bloody ground battle was waged toward the end of World War II.
Rob Palleschi, the company global head, said, 'DoubleTree by Hilton is delighted to continue the expansion of our Asia Pacific presence by introducing another rewarding hotel experience with the DoubleTree by Hilton, Naha. This new addition is our first in Japan and an extraordinary milestone for our brand's global growth.
At a news conference in Naha, Iha criticized Maher's action as an attempt to ''distract the public's attention from the fact that the Japanese and U.S.
Black smoke and fire were seen coming from the aircraft eight minutes after it landed at Naha. The 157 passengers and eight crew on the flight were all safely evacuated.
The Marine Corps Base Fire Chief, Naha City Fire Department, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, and Japanese Air Self Defense Force personnel observed the exercise and plan on participating in the future, as they are emergency response options for Naha Military Port.