Jul 14, 2014
Rainbow Ramune, a popular line of soft drinks manufactured by Hita, Oita Prefecture-based Maruhachi, will add its seventh flavor (peach) this August to complete the rainbow series ...
Apr 30, 2014
Maizuru Park, the site of the ruins of Fukuoka Castle, is well known for its cherry blossoms, but did you know about its peony garden? After the cherry blossoms have fallen, you ca...
Apr 11, 2014
Head to Uminonakamichi to see approximately three million blooming spring flowers! The annual ‘Flower Picnic’ takes place between March 29 ~ May 6. SPECIAL! Visit during Golden Wee...
Mar 28, 2014
Selected news topics by Fukuoka Now from Fukuoka’s Shisei Dayori.
Jan 20, 2014
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) announced this year’s pollen forecast for Japanese cedar (sugi) and Japanese cypress (hinoki) - and it isn’t bad news for hayfever sufferers! ...
Dec 5, 2013
The Japan Meteorological Association released its Japanese cedar pollen forecasts for next spring. Pollen dispersal in Kyushu is expected to begin in early to mid-February and grad...
Nov 20, 2013
December 1 marks the 50th anniversary of Hakata Station’s three underground department stores: Ming, Hakataeki Chikagai and Hakata Ichibangai. To celebrate, there are various promo...
Sep 9, 2013
For several years, the lotuses in the Maizuru Park moat have been on the decline, and areas where the lotus flowers fail to even bloom have increased. The Kyushu Environmental Eval...
Apr 23, 2013
Head to Uminonakamichi to see approximately three million blooming spring flowers! The annual ‘Flower Picnic’ takes place between March 30 ~ May 6. SPECIAL! Visit during Golden Wee...
Apr 19, 2013
Dontaku is Japan’s largest citizens’ festival with a history of over 800 years. It will be held during Golden Week on May 3~4 this year. The parade proceeds down Meiji-dori, betwee...