Palau

Island students taste Arctic life

Island students taste Arctic life

GIFF JOHNSON The first “Coral and Ice Exchange” climate tour took two students from the FSM and one from Palau to the Canadian Arctic and Greenland to connect with students from the arctic region. The climate exchange was organized by Island Research and Education Initiative (iREi), a Pohnpei-based group focusing on research and educational projects […]

Talks aim to empower women

Talks aim to empower women

The Micronesian Women’s Conference opened Tuesday at the University of the South Pacific Conference Center in Majuro. Delegates from the RMI, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, and the US territories of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam are meeting to identify opportunities and challenges to increase progress towards gender […]

RES team to talk in Palau

RES team to talk in Palau

A group of Rita Elementary School administrators and teachers will be heading to Palau next month as part of the RMI delegation to the Pacific Educational Conference. Vice Principal Rodrigues Nakamura Jr., Maija Ralpho, Nimata Nakamura, and Mamilani Horiuchi will join a delegation of 20 RMI representatives to the 30th PEC in Palau July 17-20. […]

Kendall headlines Nito benefit

Kendall headlines Nito benefit

HILARY HOSIA Before his debut performance at the Remembering Nito’s Butterfly Foundation Concert earlier this month at Jitak En, Palau’s Kendall Titiml was already a big hit in the United States following his musical journey onto the big screen as a “Voice of McDonald’s” contender. The Voice of McDonald’s is an international competition among McDonald’s […]

Leaders pow-wow in Palau

Leaders pow-wow in Palau

Palau opened the 16th Micronesian Presidents’ Summit (MPS) with President Tommy Remengesau Jr., President Peter Christian of the Federated States of Micronesia, and President Hilda Heine, of the Marshall Islands, gathered to discuss pressing issues including climate change, the island nations’ relationships with the United States, and fisheries. The one-day meeting was held at the […]

Japan: OTEC to cut fuel use

Japan: OTEC to cut fuel use

GIFF JOHNSON Years of painstaking research into alternative energy options in Japan have produced working prototypes that could lead to a large-scale reduction in use of fossil fuels in Japan and Pacific islands. As countries of the world prepare to convene in Paris at the end of November for a pivotal climate action summit, officials […]