MCHS beats Majuro’s best

MCHS beats Majuro’s best

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Christian High School is dominating the high school Constitution Day basketball tournament this year following two great victories against Marshall Island High School last Friday in Rongrong and against undefeated high school-champ Majuro Cooperative High School Monday night at the SSG Solomon Sam Sports Center in Uliga. MCHS defeated MIHS Friday in […]

‘Shooting’ the Majuro scene

‘Shooting’ the Majuro scene

GIFF JOHNSON A series of photo shoot opportunities brought a Hawaii-based professional photographer to Majuro last month. Following a visit to the College of Micronesia in Pohnpei to open an exhibit of photographs of Micronesia, Floyd Takeuchi spent several days in Majuro taking photos of three seemingly unconnected subjects: actress and student Save Filolita Filemoni, […]

Majuro band wins top PNA prize

Majuro band wins top PNA prize

The PNA Office in Majuro announced winners for this year’s “Smart Tuna – Smart Ocean” Talent Quest 2018 — with a Majuro band taking the $3,000 top prize for the first time in the seven-year-old PNA contest. Winning first place is “Our Waters,” a song by Majuro band Diversity Music. It’s a lively tune with […]

Heine: Everyone ‘pull their weight’

Heine: Everyone ‘pull their weight’

Under the theme “Bujen Tak,” the Marshall Islands celebrated the 39th anniversary of constitutional government Tuesday. The motto translates as “goals people set for themselves and make every effort to achieve.” President Hilda Heine delivered remarks, saying everyone needs to “pull their weight” to achieve important goals for the nation. The government went through many […]

AMI’s first anniversary

AMI’s first anniversary

Journal 4/24/1981 P1 Govt seeks FAA registration for AMI aircraft Minister for Resources and Development Kessai Note, accompanied by Marshalls Attorney General Wayne Kidwell, left Majuro April 22 for Hawaii where they will meet with Federal Aviation Administration officials concerning registration of Airline of the Marshall Islands aircraft. The two government representatives will also be […]

Creating local disaster solutions

Creating local disaster solutions

KELLY LORENNIJ The World Food Program (WFP) gathered North Pacific countries and humanitarian aid participants from the region for the “hatching” of local solutions regarding emergency logistics, a five-day event that took place last week. Chief Secretary Benjamin Graham officially opened the event, the very first Logistics Cluster Workshop in Micronesia. Over 40 emergency response […]

Mayors point out health needs

KELLY LORENNIJ The Ministry of Health and Human Services (MoHHS) opened its session with the Marshall Islands Mayor Association (MIMA) by outlining a report of successful and ongoing screenings, surveys, and redevelopment plans. Minister Kalani Kaneko acknowledged MoHHS as the “most criticized” of the ministries, and was commended by MIMA for the improvements on sanitary […]

BOMI looks to expand loans

BOMI looks to expand loans

A team from Taiwan’s International Cooperation and Development Fund visited the Marshall Islands earlier this month to advance the launch of a new revolving loan fund to support household energy efficiency and home solar systems. The team also received Bank of Marshall Islands’ request to borrow $900,000 to add to its revolving loan fund for […]

Majuro’s music extravaganza

Majuro’s music extravaganza

GIFF JOHNSON An incredible array of music talent will be on display at Saturday’s Spring Break Beach Bash in Laura — as music majordomo Daniel Kramer amps up the excitement on the third anniversary of the April concert and beach activity program. Last week, hit singers from the Solomon Islands — star singer Chris Young […]

Marshall Islands tax-free zone?

Marshall Islands tax-free zone?

Journal 4/17/1981 P9 Marshallese theology students learn they share similar problems with American Indians Three Marshallese students — Kaje Kattil, Riten Menke and Nashion Naiser — of the Marshalls Theological College discovered that Marshallese and Indian Americans have many things in common in a recent trip to the mainland. Both Marshallese and Indian Americans have […]