Kirt’s famous boat re-launched

Kirt’s famous boat re-launched

Last Thursday was memorable for the Pinho clan as the family and friends witnessed the return of the Miss Kristina landing craft to the sea following a ceremony at Robert Reimers Enterprise’s Shoreline. Assumption Parish Pastor Ariel Galido blessed the vessel before Kalani Wase broke a champagne bottle on the bow. “Traditionally, the Pinho family […]

MIHS puts on a show

MIHS puts on a show

Marshall Islands High School was able to pull in a large junior crowd for its concert last Friday at Robert Reimers Enterprises compound. The annual event was to run for two days and had the support of school staff, Parent-Teacher-Association and students. Students involved in performances stuck around to join teachers and staff for a […]

Rad cleanup underway

Rad cleanup underway

Journal 25, 1977 P1 US courts reject Kwajalein case Marshall Islanders will get no help from the US Supreme Court in their claim that the Navy took Roi-Namur Island, Kwajalein Atoll, from them without adequate payment for use in the Kwajalein Missile Range, Gannett News Service reports. The court October 3 declined to review a […]

Ebon to finally get runway

Ebon to finally get runway

Journal 11/14/1975 P1 Unity can survive “There is no such thing as disunity in Micronesia.” With these words, Micronesian Constitutional Convention delegates Luke Tman of Yap told Micronesian university students in Hawaii during a radio interview that amor issues facing the constitutional convention would be resolved this week. P7 About preservation by Mary Browning “One […]

Flatbeds for the Laura team

Flatbeds for the Laura team

Four Laura local council members happily joined a ceremony at Majuro Atoll Local Government headquarters in Delap Monday this week. Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack and his wife Ritok were on hand to deliver flatbed trucks to the four council members for use in their constituencies. Those receiving the keys to the trucks were: Lomar Councilwoman […]

Mini strike hits MIFV

Mini strike hits MIFV

HILARY HOSIA The Marshall Islands Fishing Venture fired two employees this week after learning the two initiated a strike last Friday that resulted in dozens of workers not showing up to work at the Delap fish base. The human resource office at MIFV estimated over 20 workers didn’t appear for work based on false information. […]

Japan backs canoe program

Japan backs canoe program

Japan Ambassador to the RMI Hideyuki Mitsuoka and the Director of Waan Aelon in Majel (WAM) Alson Kelen signed a contract last week for a “Project for Improvement of Transportation for Training Materials for Waan Aelon in Majel.” The grant of $65,050 is funded through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The […]

Laura Farm’s eco-friendly facility

Laura Farm’s eco-friendly facility

To assist the Marshall Islands to address food security and nutrition issues, livestock and horticulture projects of Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) aim to increase daily protein and fiber intake for Marshallese by providing a pair of piglets and quality seedlings to households for propagation. To ramp up operations at the Laura farm, TTM renovated the […]

$60m for RMI denial rights

$60m for RMI denial rights

Journal 11/5/1977 P1 Demand $60M for denial rights By Giff Johnson Several major issues highlighted the first round of renewed Micronesia-US negotiations over the future political status of Micronesia. In a key development, the Micronesians presented a proposal to the US demanding specific compensation for denying the more than three million square miles of ocean […]