Majuro schools win US approval

Majuro schools win US approval

Rita Elementary School and Laura High School were approved for accreditation last week by the US-based Western Association of Schools and Colleges, bringing to four the number of public schools in RMI that have US accreditation. Public School System Commissioner Kanchi Hosia announced the WASC decisions at a PSS-sponsored dinner for teachers last Thursday at […]

AMI buys Saab planes

AMI buys Saab planes

Journal 7/3/1981 P11 It’s time to pay The Department of Public Works has set July 31 as the date for settlement of all past due utility bills. The Department said it will disconnect all houses with delinquent accounts after July 31. The announcement pointed out that the public owes the department $360,000. P11 Speaker visits […]

Annual fishing bash this weekend

Annual fishing bash this weekend

This weekend Majuro will be the focus of the annual two-day fishing bash — both anglers and bottom fishermen — starting on the Fishermen’s Day national holiday Friday. Miss Urok Moritha Nena Milne and Miss Billfish Kathleen deBrum will be on hand to welcome fishermen during the weigh ins at dockside both days. Majuro Urok […]

2023: SEG, Enewetak funding ends

2023: SEG, Enewetak funding ends

GIFF JOHNSON The number “2023” is getting talked about more as the date approaches. This is the last year for grant funding under the Compact of Free Association. It is also the year that RMI access to some US federal programs ends or changes. The recently issued US Government Accountability Office report on the RMI […]

RMI wrestlers head to Yap

RMI wrestlers head to Yap

HILARY HOSIA Who’s ready for gold? They are. The Marshall Islands Wrestling team is sending an elite team of wrestlers to compete in the 2018 Micronesian Games in Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia this week. The eight competitors including coaches all have a record of winning their matches. “Before we take off, we […]

RMI ballers teach kids

RMI ballers teach kids

Demonstrating the popularity of basketball in Majuro town, several dozen children in the under-13 age group turned out for a week-long basketball clinic at the CMI court. The clinic was part of the KIO Club’s Summer Brain Gain program that went into high gear following its launch earlier in June. Three RMI women’s national team […]

Mike out, Jack in

Mike out, Jack in

President Hilda Heine removed Senator Mike Halferty from her Cabinet last Thursday. The removal of Halferty took the form of a memo from the President titled: “Revocation of appointment and vacation of office by Minister.” The brief memo signed by the President stated that by the power vested in her by the RMI Constitution, “I…do […]