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Feb 6, 2019
The Port of Hakata announced on January 31 that their facility handled more than one million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) for the first time in 2018. Metal products were among t...
Feb 2, 2019
JR Kyushu announced on January 25 plans to establish a committee of 15 companies that own land around Hakata Station. The group will explore what measures can be put in place to ge...
Jan 24, 2019
Hakata Starlanes, one of the largest bowling centers in Kyushu, will close this March. In addition to domestic and international bowling tournaments, the place frequently had been ...
Jan 23, 2019
JR Kyushu announced that it is considering to increases the number of floors their JR Hakata City complex. A plan to construct a new level above the platforms of the regular JR tr...
Jan 11, 2019
On January 9, a Fukuoka City research group concluded that building a cable car connecting Hakata Station and the Port of Hakata could be financially beneficial. The city's prelimi...
Dec 17, 2018
A Lipton Tea Stand opened in Hakata Marui on December 6 as its third such cafe in Japan. The cafe, which previously ran as a pop-up shop in Tokyo and Osaka, enjoyed enormous popula...
Dec 12, 2018
Fukuoka City is planning a redevelopment of Hakata Port’s waterfront district. The ¥40 billion budget will include construction of a new terminal building with a gross floor area o...
Dec 5, 2018
Akaushi Dining Yoka-Yoka opened on November 29 on the 10th floor of Kitte Hakata. The restaurant is the first and only restaurant in Fukuoka to source akaushi beef directly from an...
Oct 4, 2018
On October 1, the Fukuoka City Subway began testing a multilingual concierge service at Hakata Station. The concierge staff will be on hand to provide information to passengers abo...
Sep 11, 2018
The world-famous British toy store Hamleys will set up a new branch in the basement floor of Canal City Hakata. The company plans to open the store before the end of the year to ma...