Kwajalein

Shipping deluged with cargo

Shipping deluged with cargo

HILARY HOSIA If anyone deserves praise this graduation season, it’s the hard working folks manning the Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation’s warehouse — from forklift operators to the personnel at receiving. The scene at Uliga Dock was busy with families departing to see their family members graduating on outer islands last week. Some were seen booking […]

US: Pacific ‘critically important’

US: Pacific ‘critically important’

GIFF JOHNSON A top US State Department official told reporters Monday that China needs to meet international standards with its loans and infrastructure developments in the Pacific islands. Speaking to media following a meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organization in Papua New Guinea last weekend, Assistant Secretary of State and Ambassador to […]

Kwajalein expands missile testing

Kwajalein expands missile testing

Journal 5/15/1981 P9 2,000 apply for housing aid About 2,000 applications were received by the Housing Division, Social Services Department, for the $1.5 million community development block grant as part of the recovery program from the late 1979 high waves that struck DUD area. P12 AMI looking to the future The Airline of the Marshall […]

Lojkar resort construction finished in 6 days

Lojkar resort construction finished in 6 days

Journal 3/6/1981 P1 Ebadon Tot airfield dedicated Ebadon Island, located at the far northwest corner of the world’s largest atoll, Kwajalein, has now join the Air Age. The 2,000 foot compared coral runway of Ebadon Tot Airfield was dedicated February 28 by top officials of the Marshall Islands government, the Kwajalein Missile Range, and Global […]

UFOs land on Bikini

UFOs land on Bikini

Journal 12/3/1976 P10 Marshalls Status Commission moves to include opposition Marshall Islands District Administrator Oscar deBrum named Congressman Ekpap Silk to a vacancy on the Marshall Islands Political Status Commission created by the resignation last week of Marshalls Education Director Kinja Andrike. The appointment of Congressman Silk, a veteran political status negotiator who had been […]

Delap school shut down

Delap school shut down

HILARY HOSIA A Delap landowner nailed shut the door to the Public School System’s kindergarten (Head Start) program located next to Social Security, halting school since Monday. As a result of the lock out, 125 students were prevented from attending school through Wednesday, with no sign of resolution of the problem evident after three days. […]

David newest Cabinet appointee

David newest Cabinet appointee

Kwajalein Senator David Paul became President Hilda Heine’s right hand man following his appointment Monday as Minister in Assistance to the President and Environment. Chief Justice Carl Ingram presided over the swearing-in ceremony at the Cabinet conference room at the ICC, which was witnessed by David’s wife Dr. Marie Paul, and younger brother Tony and […]

Ralik Ratak Shootout in high gear

Ralik Ratak Shootout in high gear

As anticipated by many Kwajalein fans, the visiting team continued its winning streak through its first three games, which ended with a blowout of Wotje Monday night, 94-54. Kwajalein was scheduled for an 8:30pm showdown with Team Majuro Thursday this week before the finals. As of Tuesday, Kwajalein and Majuro maintained a 3-0 record in […]

About missile base at Kwaj.

About missile base at Kwaj.

Journal 8/15/1975 P9 About the missile base at Kwajalein By Mary A. Browning “As your plane comes in to land, the radar towers, giant domes, tracking dish antennae and other structures dotting the chain of tiny islands rise up like a missile-age Stonehenge in the mid-Pacific,” writes Walter Pincus. “Visiting Kwajalein,” is the title of […]

The 70-year struggle for Kwajalein

The 70-year struggle for Kwajalein

GIFF JOHNSON A recently published book concerning Kwajalein and the Marshall Islands is a welcome addition to the sparse library of books about this region. The focus of the book — on Kwajalein’s central role in US strategic interests and planning in the Pacific since World War II  — breaks new ground in the narrative […]

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