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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 31, 2019
Over 140 international and Japanese brands of chocolate go on sale, including French and Belgian chocolate bonbons, local chocolate with dried persimmons and Fukuoka’s Amaou strawb...
Jan 24, 2019
On the day before the first day of spring, beans are tossed to shouts of “oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi” (Demons out! Luck in!) in a ritual that wards off evil. Sweets and lucky charms...
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 17, 2019
The Shen Yun dance troupe will be performing at seven cities throughout Japan, including Fukuoka. The visual beauty and ancient techniques on display are a real must-see! Shen Yun ...
Jan 15, 2019
Celebrated across Japan, Setsubun marks the beginning of spring with a ritual in which people throw beans at masked demons and chant, “Out with demons! In with luck!” At Sumiyoshi ...
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...
Jan 8, 2019
This month Hakata Hankyu showcases some of the best food and drink that the Tohoku region has to offer. A total of 45 eateries will be serving delicious dishes from Akita, Aomori, ...