Hilary Hosia

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CMI Jaluit taking off

CMI Jaluit taking off

The establishment of the College of Marshall Islands’ Distance Education Center on Jabor has been beneficial to students living on Jaluit. The facility is equipped with state of the art equipment that allows college and Adult Basic Education (ABE) students on Jabor to engage with instructors at the main campus in Majuro. The air-conditioned school […]

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 […]

No staff at MIHS prom

No staff at MIHS prom

HILARY HOSIA Hundreds of teenagers attending Saturday’s Marshall Islands High School prom were without official chaperones as they partied into the night. Many parents said the complete lack of MIHS staff made the event “illegal” and “not safe.” The Public School System’s Assistant Commissioner Kanchi Hosia said, “it is my understanding that at least some […]

Con-Con funding a big worry

Con-Con funding a big worry

HILARY HOSIA Nitijela reconvened for an unusual May meeting Wednesday this week, with plans to continue meeting through Friday to address legislation related to the in-progress Constitutional Convention. Wednesday morning, during off-air comments, senators engaged in debate over spending by and funding needs of the Con-Con, with some senators saying Con-Con should not proceed with […]

Mayor Ota aims for solutions

Mayor Ota aims for solutions

HILARY HOSIA A majority of mayors attending the 17th Executive Leadership Workshop at the Marshall Islands Resort’s Melele Room Tuesday demanded improved customer service from the Ministry of Transportation and Communications panel, which included bosses from Air Marshall Islands, Directorate of Civil Aviation, Shipping Corporation and Ports Authority. But Wotje Mayor Ota Kisino took the […]

A rocking’ ROC VIP visit

A rocking’ ROC VIP visit

HILARY HOSIA and ISAAC MARTY Not every day you see Foreign Minister John Silk “rock the night away” with microphone in hand performing for a large crowd — such was the scene last Thursday during the Presidential dinner at the Marshall Islands Resort’s pool area in honor of Republic of China, Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Dr. […]

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