Hilary Hosia

‘He was Kewan Jela’

‘He was Kewan Jela’

GIFF JOHNSON A local man who transformed the nature of Marshallese political debate has died in Honolulu at the age of 56. Arthur Kaylor Laukon became the key manager of the Marshall Islands Facebook page Kewan Jela, which was founded in September 2013 to stimulate debate on a variety of Marshall Islands issues. The site […]

RMI boosts NGO support

RMI boosts NGO support

The RMI government took an unprecedented step to strengthen its partnership with civil society last week with the signing of a new Partnership Framework Agreement with the Marshall Islands Council of Non-Government Organizations (MICNGOs). The new partnership agreement supports President Hilda Heine’s Agenda 2020, which aims to improve social, environmental, and economic well-being in the […]

Heine survives confidence vote

Heine survives confidence vote

KELLY LORENNIJ While Nitijela (Parliament) was split in half during Monday morning’s vote of no confidence, both sides reiterated one common concept: “Kien eo en jerbal ippen armij ro, kon armij ro, im nan armij ro ilo jokkwin wot juon.”* President Hilda Heine’s opening remarks were met with applause from the packed audience, resonating most […]

MIEPI celebrates by funding ideas

MIEPI celebrates by funding ideas

Marshall Islands Prevention Group, otherwise known as MIEPI, is celebrating 10 years as a non-governmental organization in the RMI. MIEPI was established to provide epidemiological surveillance, community research, and public health planning and prevention to monitor, assess and improve health and social welfare of communities in the RMI. MIEPI set aside $1,000 annually since it […]

Media makes history in RMI

Media makes history in RMI

HILARY HOSIA A local media team compromising National Telecommunications Authority, College of Marshall Islands’ Media Center, V7AB Radio, Marshall Islands Basketball Federation and the Marshall Islands Journal made sport history by streaming live coverage of the BOMI 18th Ralik Ratak Basketball Shootout championship games earlier this month.

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 […]

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