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MIMRA opens new high-tech HQ

MIMRA opens new high-tech HQ

The Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority’s new high-tech headquarters will be officially opened this Friday. MIMRA Director Glen Joseph said he is expecting a number of VIPs from industry and regional fisheries organizations to attend the celebration of the new three-story facility in Majuro. The entrance staircase features a large mural of a coral reef […]

Rita likes US Seabees

Rita likes US Seabees

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.

Boat accident causes man’s death

Boat accident causes man’s death

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, […]

Music Man swings into action

Music Man swings into action

GIFF JOHNSON Every year, Dartmouth Professor Emeritus Andrew Garrod brings his decades of theater experience and a Herculean level of energy to Majuro to direct a theater production. This year is no exception. He is currently several weeks into directing the musical The Music Man — described in a theater review as a “musical masterpiece.”