Jun 4, 2019
The TV-Tokyo program "Fortune Antique Hunters!" (出張！なんでも鑑定団) will visit Itoshima on the city's 10th anniversary. The program travels across Japan to discover personal treasures tha...
Apr 10, 2019
A project led by Kyushu University students aims to introduce tuk-tuks to Itoshima. The Itop organization is trying to help revitalize the local area by supporting initiatives that...
Mar 28, 2019
The road connecting prefectural road no. 767 and Shiraito Falls, one of the top sightseeing spots in Itoshima City, reopened on Mar. 23. The road had been closed due to mudslides c...
Jan 15, 2019
It was announced recently that one of Japan’s three largest cruise ships would call on Itoshima during the next Golden Week holiday. The two-thousand-ton cruiser has a capacity of ...
Dec 13, 2018
On November 24 a public piano was placed just inside of the ticket gate of JR Chikuzen-Maebaru Station. Everyone is welcome to play it at any time while the station is open. The pr...
Sep 4, 2018
A new dashi made from locally sourced Itoshima madai (red sea bream) has been released. The fish processing company Yamasue worked on the project in collaboration with students of ...
Jul 13, 2018
The roads surrounding the Shiraito Falls and Fureai no Sato in Itoshima are temporarily closed due to mudslides caused by the heavy rain that fell during the first week of July. Ac...
Jul 5, 2018
Test runs for the new Futamigaura bus route began on July 1. The test runs will be held between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays until September 30. The new bus ro...
Jun 5, 2018
JR Kyushu announced on May 30 that their new station in Itoshima City, to be located between Chikuzen-Maebaru and Hatae stations, will be called Itoshima Koko-mae. This will be JR ...
Jan 30, 2018
The results of the Itoshima City mayoral elections were announced, with independent candidate Yuji Tsukigata re-elected for a second term after receiving 20,900 votes on...