|Address||Hotojima, Tsukumi City, Oita Prefecture|
|Contact||Tsukumi City Tourism Association|
Hoto Island is located in the middle of the Bungo Channel, approximately 14km off of the Port of Tsukumi. The Island is domestically known for being the deep sea tuna fishery hub.
Scarce in flat land surface area, Hoto has a high number of 3 to 4-story concrete buildings densely placed along its steep coast. The long-standing gourmet item of this region fused by the local fishermen is called "Hyuga-don," a bowl of rice topped with slices of fresh tuna and sweet-n-spicy sauce.