For pronunciation and definitions of おきなわ – see the following entries.
[noun] (rare, possibly obsolete) a rope used to catch fish
[proper noun] the main island in the Okinawa Islands: Okinawa Island
[proper noun] a group of islands known as the Okinawa Islands
[proper noun] the southern-most Japanese prefecture: Okinawa Prefecture
[noun] [from 1603] a jess: a strap secured to the ankle of a falcon or other bird of prey to aid in controlling and training
(This term, おきなわ (okinawa), is the hiragana spelling of the above terms.)