Journal 2/1/1982 P1 Burnett confirmed, Nitijela in recess awaiting budget Nitijela January 29 unanimously approved the nomination of Harold W. Burnett to be the first Chief Justice of the Marshall Islands Supreme Court. The parliament then recessed subject to the call of the Speaker to await the FY1983 budget which the Cabinet will submit when […]
KELLY LORENNIJ Rita Elementary School continues its streak of progress with a new library and lunch ettonaak (covered lanai) donated by the US and built by US Navy Seabees with the help of Marshallese volunteers. Construction finished last week Thursday and a blessing ceremony brought together a thankful parent-teacher association, excited students and proud volunteers.
A total of 77 men and women signed up to take an Air Marshall Islands pilot test. The national airline recently issued a public call for local residents interested to take up a pilot training opportunity.
Expansion of the vessel day scheme (VDS) to cover longline fleets, development of new business plans to guide work of the Parties to the Nauru Office (PNAO), and stepped up management of fish aggregating devices are among key areas of work the PNAO and the Parties will focus on in 2019.
HILARY HOSIA and KELLY LORENNIJ High tides flooded homes and roads in Rairok, a power outage covered Majuro in darkness, and a small community boat crashed in Delap — all on Wednesday evening. Public Works was quick to clear rock and sand-ridden roads and the outage only lasted an hour or so. The vessel incident, […]
Journal 1/22/1982 P1 First two generators arrive for new power plant The first two generator engines for the new power plant arrived January 22 on PM&O Lines’ Broadsword. Each generator weighs 53 tons, among the largest pieces of cargo ever carried on the ship. The final two engines will arrive on the next voyage of […]
MISA 4 the Pacific, an association led by Marshallese studying at the University of the South Pacific and Fiji National University, both in Fiji, aims to spread awareness of the RMI’s nuclear legacy in the South Pacific.
A soft opening for Majuro Day festivities kicked off last Friday at Majuro City Hall. The event invited athletes who will be competing in softball, basketball, volleyball, tug of war and related sports. The official day is February 15.
GIFF JOHNSON Every year, Dartmouth Professor Emeritus Andrew Garrod brings his decades of theater experience and a Herculean level of energy to Majuro to direct a theater production. This year is no exception. He is currently several weeks into directing the musical The Music Man — described in a theater review as a “musical masterpiece.”
A bilateral meeting was held last Thursday with President Hilda Heine and members of Cabinet with the Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan Kentaro Sonoura. Ambassador of Japan Norio Saito led Sonoura and his delegation to the Cabinet conference room.