About this website

Please refer to the following Terms and Conditions when using the Taketomi, Okinawa, Painu Islands Time website (referred to as “this site” hereinafter).

・Intellectual property rights, etc.

Taketomi Town owns and administers the intellectual property rights (text, images, etc.) that make up this site. Use of this site wholly or in part (replication, misappropriation, reorganization, transmission, sale, etc.) without permission from the legitimate rights holder is an act of infringement and is strictly prohibited by law.

・Concerning secondary use of content

We permit the secondary use of content in the photo and video gallery of this site. If you send a formal application to Taketomi Town, we will provide high quality videos and images. Please note that depending on the purpose of use, we may refuse usage. See below for inquiries. Before using content on this site, please contact us.

Town Office Department of Policy Promotion Division
〒907-8503 11-1 Misakicho, Ishigaki City Okinawa Prefecture

Recommended environment

To use this site with ease, we recommend the use of any of the following browsers. Also, please adjust your browser's JavaScript and CSS settings for operability. Please understand that when using this site in a non-recommended environment, or even when using it in a recommended environment, depending on your browser settings it may not be displayed properly.


  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3 or later
  • Google Chrome


  • Safari 3 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3 or later
  • Google Chrome


Please feel free to link to this site. There is no need to contact us for this. Third party websites that link to this site are operated and administered independently. Taketomi Town will not in any way be held responsible for problems or secondary problems that arise from third party sites linking to this site.


Although Taketomi Town takes meticulous care when posting information on this site, we cannot guarantee its usefulness, accuracy or safety (including the occurrence of errors, the proper operation of each function, the reliability of the information, the correction of problems when they occur and the absence of viruses or other harmful items on this site or the web server). You must assume full responsibility for the use of this site. Accordingly, Taketomi Town will not take responsibility for any damage or loss that arises from the use of information on this site. In addition, information on this site may be changed, suspended or terminated at any time without notice.