Majuro

Fish stench at Delap plant

Fish stench at Delap plant

Journal 11/13/1981 P10 High interest in Maloelap election Interest is increasing in the Maloelap November 30 special Nitijela election. Voter registration is up from 477 in 1979 to 710. Only about 300 of those voters will be casting ballots on Maloelap; the rest will be voting absentee. The candidates are: M. Biram Stege, Illiam Tartios, […]

‘Small Island’ launches RMI service

‘Small Island’ launches RMI service

Matson’s new vessel Kamokuiki made its first voyage to Kwajalein and Ebeye Sunday and Monday. It arrived in Majuro Tuesday, delivering dozens of containers for local businesses and government. The Kamokuiki, which translates as “small island,” is providing direct service from the US west coast and Hawaii to the RMI.

Coral bleaching hits Kwajalein

Coral bleaching hits Kwajalein

Near record high lagoon temperatures coupled with relatively low sea levels are combining to cause coral bleaching in Kwajalein and Majuro. Bleaching of coral along the Ebeye-Gugeegue causeway at Kwajalein Atoll was visible this past week. Lib Island Mayor Kawa Jatios provided photos of exposed corals that are showing signs of bleaching. The coral bleaching […]

Majuro reconnects with Japan ‘sister’

Majuro reconnects with Japan ‘sister’

Majuro and Kawai Town in Japan are reactivating their sister city ties after a 10-year gap. This was the outcome of a friendly meeting between visiting Japan Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Iwao Horii and Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack Friday. Jack expressed his appreciation to Japan for its funding assistance through the Grassroots Grant program […]

AMI buys Saab planes

AMI buys Saab planes

Journal 7/3/1981 P11 It’s time to pay The Department of Public Works has set July 31 as the date for settlement of all past due utility bills. The Department said it will disconnect all houses with delinquent accounts after July 31. The announcement pointed out that the public owes the department $360,000. P11 Speaker visits […]

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 […]

Runways to be renovated

Runways to be renovated

Journal 3/20/1981 P2 Ailuk to get airfield soon One of three government landing craft utilities left Majuro last week for Ailinglaplap with personnel and necessary equipment to compact and extend several hundred feet of Bakilkil airport at Ailinglaplap. Secretary of Resources and Development Hemos Jack said after completion of the Ailinglaplap runway renovation, the LCU […]

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. […]

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