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New school celebrated

New school celebrated

The opening ceremony of North Delap Elementary School last Friday centered on the students as evidenced by remarks by President Hilda Heine and Pacific International Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jerry Kramer, who repeatedly said to the children: this is about you. Kramer was on hand to officially hand over the symbolic key to the school […]

Israel offers heart surgeries

Israel offers heart surgeries

GIFF JOHNSON A five-year-old Marshallese child has been accepted for heart surgery in Israel, and an infant with congenital heart problems is under consideration. This is the result of the recent visit to Majuro by Dr. Zehavit Zivner, who made the connection between the Majuro hospital and the Israel-based non-profit group, Save a Child’s Heart. […]

Majuro reconnects with Japan ‘sister’

Majuro reconnects with Japan ‘sister’

Majuro and Kawai Town in Japan are reactivating their sister city ties after a 10-year gap. This was the outcome of a friendly meeting between visiting Japan Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Iwao Horii and Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack Friday. Jack expressed his appreciation to Japan for its funding assistance through the Grassroots Grant program […]

Brain Gain a blast

Brain Gain a blast

The action was ferocious during the KIO Club’s Brain Gain youth Ralik Ratak Basketball Tournament, which recently wrapped up at CMI’s SSG Solomon Sam Sports Court. In the 13-under competition, Team Lae defeated Team Ebon 61-35 to win the championship. In the 16-under division, Team Majuro (blue) beat Team Likiep 62-47 in the final. Caption: […]

Raucous fans greet Games athletes

Raucous fans greet Games athletes

Pride in country and patriotism summarized the welcoming ceremony for Marshallese athletes homebound from the 9th Micronesian Games in Yap Sunday night at the Amata Kabua International Airport. Athletes, coaches and entourage received a VIP welcome from a large crowd of fans, families, friends and officials with each person receiving numerous hugs and leis as […]

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