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Billfish chaps head to Kona

Billfish chaps head to Kona

Journal 8/21/1981 P1 Teachers object to contract plan A hearing on controversial contracts for all elementary and high school teachers ended abruptly August 15 at Marshall Islands High School cafeteria when it was apparent the teachers did not like the idea that they would be on one-year contracts while other government workers would continue on […]

RMI birth rate decreases

RMI birth rate decreases

Journal 8/7/1981 P1 President Kabua: Continued cooperation with US Defense President Amata Kabua pledged continued cooperation with US defense activities at Kwajalein Missile Range during a 24-hour stopover in Huntsville, Alabama last week as part of an eight-day official visit to the United States. “We will do our utmost to protect this very important mission […]

Multi-talented man from RMI

Multi-talented man from RMI

Journal 7/31/1981 P8 Dr John to open first private medical clinic What used to be a scene of flying rocks and flying cans in every which way as drunks and not-so drunks tried to emphasize their points to each other at what used to the “Rock-O-Town Bar” is not the spot where Dr. John Iaman […]

Five drifters rescued

Five drifters rescued

Journal 7/17/1981 P1 Enewetak fishermen rescued Two men from Enewetak who were lost at sea in their 13-foot motor boat since June 9 were found and rescued July 9 by the MV Eagle Arrow, about 600 miles west northwest of Enewetak. Both men, Daus Ittu, 29, and Moses Abraham, 30, appeared to be in good […]

Citizenships for sale in HK

Citizenships for sale in HK

Journal 7/10/1981 P1 Floating bar coming The Nauru Local Government Council (NLGC) is planning to build a floating bar in Majuro, according to the June 10 issue of The Nauru Post. Namura Shipyard Company of Osaka is being contracted by the NLGC to fabricate an elaborate floating steel structure which will be knocked down into […]

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 […]

RMI is going to Olympics

RMI is going to Olympics

Journal 6/19/1981 P1 Dropout problem at MIHS graduation Amid the joy of Marshall Islands High School’s 17th commencement, graduates and education officials alike wondered, “Where are the rest?” The class of 1981 finished in ceremonies at the Uliga Protestant Church, with only 60 members, the lowest in many years. Principal Tony Jetnil was the first […]

20 students to work in Bikini

20 students to work in Bikini

Journal 6/13/2018 P1 Airport leases signed Formal signing of the leases for the proposed airport on Long Island has been accomplished, according to Mike Allen, Marshalls Land Management Officer. The lease negotiations experienced a series of complicated demands and counter demands before final agreement was reached. The negotiations will result in payment of $4,000 per […]

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