Hilary Hosia

Ebeye SDA seniors’ excellent trip

Ebeye SDA seniors’ excellent trip

HILARY HOSIA Turning down a high school trip to Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia is not something eight teens from Ebeye’s Seventh Day Adventist senior class took well. Or so they thought. Traditionally, SDA seniors travel to the FSM capital city as a right of passage before graduation. However, slight changes in their […]

Quick response to Zika

Quick response to Zika

HILARY HOSIA The Ministry of Health moved into emergency action mode after confirmation last Thursday that Majuro has its first case of the Zika virus. After verifying Zika confirmation with the Hawaii laboratory Thursday, in less than two hours a team was set up and dispatched to inspect the home and surrounding area where the […]

Education week debate champs

Education week debate champs

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Islands High School was pronounced the 2016 Education Week’ debate champions following a heated battle of wits with runner up Laura High School last Thursday at the International Conference Center in Delap. A seven all-women judge panel concluded that MIHS debaters Kina Jordan and Julius Edward held a stronger argument against their […]

Thumbs up for new oxygen generator

Thumbs up for new oxygen generator

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Islands Acting President David Kabua presided over the christening of the new oxygen generator at Leiroj Atama Zedkaia Hospital in Majuro last Friday. The $239,000 equipment can produce 50 oxygen tanks on a daily basis, which engineers at the biomedical department within the ministry said will save the hospital thousands of dollars. […]

AMI’s Dornier arrives

AMI’s Dornier arrives

HILARY HOSIA The long-awaited Dornier 228 — purchased over a year ago by the RMI government from a Nepal airline — landed smoothly at the Amata Kabua International Airport Tuesday evening following a three-day-two-night journey from the Philippines. Air Marshall Islands’ Captains Vili Lomaloma and Iosabata Namakin and engineers Ishoda Allen and Dan Fitzpatrick flew […]

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 […]