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4th Micronesia Festival celebration

4th Micronesia Festival celebration

Hundreds of Marshallese and Micronesians participated in the 4th Annual Celebrating Micronesia Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art last Saturday. Hosted by the Honolulu Museum of Art, the annual event has become a premiere event for Marshallese and fellow Micronesian residents now living in the State of Hawaii to show case their culture through […]

Heine keynotes PRIMO conference

Heine keynotes PRIMO conference

Following the invitation from Pacific Risk Management Ohana (PRIMO), President Hilda Heine was the keynote speaker at the 2017 PRIMO Conference held from 20-23 March 2017 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. The conference convened under the theme “Navigating Towards Security and Sustainability,” with plenary sessions focused on maintaining the integrity and resilience of […]

Jo-Jikum to focus on waste

Jo-Jikum to focus on waste

Youth climate change and environment non-government office Jodrikdrik in Jipan ene eo e Kutok Maroro (Jo-Jikum), was recently awarded $50,000 by the United Nations Development Program’s Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program to carry out a waste management project in partnership with the Majuro Atoll Waste Company. The project will be implemented through the Earth […]

Free car wash and health check

Free car wash and health check

The head of the Non-Communicable Diseases Clinic at Majuro Hospital, Dr. Lusiana Manoa, reports that diabetes is still a huge problem in Majuro, with 2,222 registered patients. Of these, 1,365 diabetic patients have not visited the clinic within the past year, putting themselves at risk. For this reason, the NCD coalition group “Community Lifestyle Program” […]

FAMI helps PI Consul at big event

FAMI helps PI Consul at big event

ISAAC MARTY A three-day Mobile Passport Services and Overseas Absentee Voter’s Registration and Status Check for Filipinos on island was conducted Saturday, Sunday, and Monday at the Robert Reimers Enterprises Hotel’s reception and Kibedrikdrik Room. On hand for the project was Guam-based Philippines Consul General Marciano R. De Borja. Borja oversees Guam, Commonwealth of the […]

Oklahoma! Magical night at the ICC

Oklahoma! Magical night at the ICC

Rebecca Lathrop Two hundred and fifty folk were transported to the farming plains of Oklahoma in the 1940s Tuesday night, laughing and tapping their toes to the magic that was happening on stage. The lights came up and Aunt Eller, played by Carnie Reimers, began churning butter. Her green bonnet in place and her stage […]

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