Monday’s Education Week college and career fair at ICC in Majuro engaged hundreds of students from numerous schools. The Marshalls Energy Company was one of many that hosted a booth to speak with students. MEC staff clearly connected with this group of Life Skills Academy students. Photo: Kelly Lorennij. Read more about this in the […]
Forum Fisheries Agency Director General Dr. Manu Tupou-Roosen hailed a series of fisheries milestones for the region accomplished Friday afternoon February 8 in the Marshall Islands. She joined Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine and over a hundred government and business leaders at the grand opening of the new $3 million headquarters building for the Marshall […]
Bright, early and sporting white scrubs are these College of the Marshall Islands nursing students who regularly convene outside of the Wellness Center at Majuro hospital before each practicum session with instructor and certified nurse Walton Bohanny. This week they caught sight of a Journal camera and called for a group shot. Read more about […]
KELLY LORENNIJ The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program saw more than 50 ear, nose, and throat (ENT) evaluations and completed over 20 surgeries at Majuro hospital this week. The team started a five-day screening last Saturday following their visit to Ebeye, which was very productive, says EHDI principal investigator Ray Miner. The EHDI […]
KELLY LORENNIJ Rita Elementary School continues its streak of progress with a new library and lunch ettonaak (covered lanai) donated by the US and built by US Navy Seabees with the help of Marshallese volunteers. Construction finished last week Thursday and a blessing ceremony brought together a thankful parent-teacher association, excited students and proud volunteers.
HILARY HOSIA and KELLY LORENNIJ High tides flooded homes and roads in Rairok, a power outage covered Majuro in darkness, and a small community boat crashed in Delap — all on Wednesday evening. Public Works was quick to clear rock and sand-ridden roads and the outage only lasted an hour or so. The vessel incident, […]
As part of the international 16 Days of Activism campaign, Youth to Youth in Health and the Health Ministry teamed up to host World AIDS Day activities last Friday.
KELLY LORENNIJ Among the exercises conducted during last week’s two-day typhoon tabletop exercise, participants were able to draft an initial response plan, produce a situation report and learn how to request international disaster assistance.
KELLY LORENNIJ “Unar e peim,” Jabukja Aikne told his sixth grade visitors from Woja Elementary School — reap the labors of your hands. Using his 10 fingers he applied the proverb and created a farming “Eden” filled with fruit crops, vegetables and animals in Laura.
KELLY LORENNIJ Lessons on Japan natural disasters are easily accessible in museums and memorials. One such institution is the Great Hanashinawaji Earthquake Memorial fixed in Kobe where even schoolchildren visit for simplified simulations of tsunami and earthquake attacks. The memorial museum is a form of community initiative. It displays bent instruments, handwritten notes and photographs […]