LSA loses school

LSA loses school

HILARY HOSIA The extremely deteriorated building that housed the Life Skills Academy inside the Marshall Islands High School compound is pushing the three-year curriculum back to square one: school starts after regular school hours. Starting Monday, LSA students and teachers began using the Majuro Middle School and Marshall Islands High School classrooms from 3:30 until […]

Ebeye dock in bad shape

Ebeye’s main dock suffered serious damage in westerly storms that battered Kwajalein Atoll earlier this month. Storms over the past year had caused damage to the dock, but the storm earlier this month was the worst in recent times, as high waves repeatedly crashed into the dock. “The damage to the dock goes back a […]

Nenij scholarship a bonus for CMI

Nenij scholarship a bonus for CMI

Education Minister and Aur Senator Dr. Hilda Heine and extended family members presented the Nenij Heine scholarship to College of the Marshall Islands’ President Dr. Theresa Koroivulaono Tuesday at the college’s conference center. Nenij was Dr. Heine’s grandmother. The $7,000 Nenij scholarship is aimed to help Aur students attending CMI. Dr. Heine said her family […]

US backs Bikinian move

US backs Bikinian move

  Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Esther Kia’aina has written US Senate and House congressional leadership proposing legislation allowing the people of Bikini to use existing resettlement and relocation funds to relocate their communities outside of the Marshall Islands. Current federal law restricts resettlement funds for use within the Marshall Islands. “This is an […]

Honda chooses RMI for tests

Honda chooses RMI for tests

Japanese auto giant Honda has chosen the Marshall Islands to trial new electronic vehicle (EV) charging technologies, because the country is so reliant on imports for its energy supply and is highly susceptible to the effect of rising sea levels, making it perfect to showcase the equipment. The Honda Motor Company is working closely with […]

New dump to cost over $15m

Plans are moving ahead for a new landfill dumpsite ocean side of the Jenrok area of downtown Majuro. The government is now seeking bids from qualified companies to produce a “detailed design” for the new landfill. Majuro Atoll Waste Company Manager Jorelik Tibon said he anticipates it will take about 90 days to produce the […]

Youth attend ROC ‘future leaders’

Youth attend ROC ‘future leaders’

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Ylissa Elemat Kendall reports that she and four other Marshallese are attending the 2015 Taiwan Study Camp for Future Leaders: Pacific Region. “The Study Camp offers a platform for exchanges between youth from the ROC (Taiwan) and key countries of the Pacific Region,” Kendall wrote in an email. “The event […]

Many given treatment by ENT team

Many given treatment by ENT team

Ear screenings were underway at Leroij Atama Zedkaia Memorial Hospital in Majuro following the arrival of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) team Tuesday. The team was led by Professor Jean Johnson from the University of Hawaii in Manoa, and includes Surgeon Dr. Richard Wagner from the Global ENT Outreach (GEO), and Pediatric Audiologist […]

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