Handicrafts abound and you can find many new crafts which use modern materials and methods as well as traditional crafts such as Chibana Hanaori needlework which has been passed down from generation to generation. Okinawa City's woodcraft, pottery, and sanshin are well-known thanks to the City's reputation as a home of the arts. In recent years, locally produced health supplements such as honey and fucoidan are becoming increasingly popular. What's more, there are lots of unique, multicultural items created by the local people to serve the non-Japanese tourist market.

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