‘He was Kewan Jela’

‘He was Kewan Jela’

GIFF JOHNSON A local man who transformed the nature of Marshallese political debate has died in Honolulu at the age of 56. Arthur Kaylor Laukon became the key manager of the Marshall Islands Facebook page Kewan Jela, which was founded in September 2013 to stimulate debate on a variety of Marshall Islands issues. The site […]

MIMRA hits new milestones

MIMRA hits new milestones

Forum Fisheries Agency Director General Dr. Manu Tupou-Roosen hailed a series of fisheries milestones for the region accomplished Friday afternoon February 8 in the Marshall Islands. She joined Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine and over a hundred government and business leaders at the grand opening of the new $3 million headquarters building for the Marshall […]

Ebeye can be a lot more

Ebeye can be a lot more

Journal 2/12/1982 P2 Kabua moves to new office President Kabua moved into his new lagoon-side office in the Cabinet office building February 11. Most of the ministers had moved in a month ago. The public service already moved into the old building following last summer’s fire which destroyed the downtown administration building. P2 Marshall Islands […]

Ready for action

Ready for action

Bright, early and sporting white scrubs are these College of the Marshall Islands nursing students who regularly convene outside of the Wellness Center at Majuro hospital before each practicum session with instructor and certified nurse Walton Bohanny. This week they caught sight of a Journal camera and called for a group shot. Read more about […]

Program changes children’s lives

Program changes children’s lives

KELLY LORENNIJ The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program saw more than 50 ear, nose, and throat (ENT) evaluations and completed over 20 surgeries at Majuro hospital this week. The team started a five-day screening last Saturday following their visit to Ebeye, which was very productive, says EHDI principal investigator Ray Miner. The EHDI […]

MIMRA opens new high-tech HQ

MIMRA opens new high-tech HQ

The Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority’s new high-tech headquarters will be officially opened this Friday. MIMRA Director Glen Joseph said he is expecting a number of VIPs from industry and regional fisheries organizations to attend the celebration of the new three-story facility in Majuro. The entrance staircase features a large mural of a coral reef […]

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