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Coral stars at summer camp

Coral stars at summer camp

Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine joined a group of 25 high school students from around the Marshall Islands to talk about coral reefs and what the RMI and countries of the Pacific should be doing to ensure the health of their marine ecosystems. The program was the USP-sponsored Coral Reef and Climate Change Simulation, a […]

Majuro hosts big health meet

Majuro hosts big health meet

The second Pacific Islands Program Collaboration and Service Integration (PCSI) Conference opened on Monday at the International Conference Center. The conference, hosted by the Ministry of Health, continues through Friday. Supported by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), PCSI is “a mechanism for organizing and blending interrelated health issues, activities, and prevention strategies to facilitate […]

Mayors seek service improvement

Mayors seek service improvement

ISAAC MARTY The 16th RMI Executive Leadership Conference kicked off Monday with President Hilda Heine as Chairperson, Marshall Islands Mayors Association President Ota Kisino from Wotje as Co-Chairperson, and Internal Affairs Minister Amenta Matthew as Secretary. The Cabinet, Office of the President and executive branch agencies met with the mayors for the morning discussion. Enewetak […]

Powering up great sounds

Powering up great sounds

HILARY HOSIA Daniel Kramer should be recognized as the magician of the Marshallese music empire. Why so? Simple: One year. That’s how long it took Daniel to carry out the greatest musical feats in Marshallese history. Last summer, Daniel did the impossible when he reunited the famed Laura Settlers for a performance at Delap Park. […]

Mayors elect Ota Kisino president

Mayors elect Ota Kisino president

ISAAC MARTY “Be a good ‘jellimaan,’” Iroijlaplap Patrick Lein Zedkaia said to the 22 mayors present during the opening of the 25th Annual Conference of the Marshall Islands Mayors Association (MIMA) at the International Conference Center (ICC) Monday. Zedkaia explained that a “jellimaan” is the man in the crow’s nest or lookout point near the […]

MEC completes generator overhaul

MEC completes generator overhaul

The Marshalls Energy Company began long-awaited testing of engine seven at the Majuro power plant late last week. The engine, one of two six-megawatt capacity generators, has been undergoing major rehabilitation for the past two years. Engineers from Australian manufacturing companies arrived over the past few days to check the newly rebuilt engine. MEC officials […]

Food delivered to dry islands

Food delivered to dry islands

Distribution of drought emergency supplemental food to the outer islands starts this week, with the MV Kwajalein being loaded at Uliga Dock for a Thursday departure to 10 atolls and two single islands. A total of 4,747 people living on remote islands will receive supplemental food supplies paid for by the US Agency for International […]

Kyle looks to win Prez Cup

Kyle looks to win Prez Cup

Thousands of dollars in prize money and fishing gear, and most importantly bragging rights, are on the line as the Marshalls Billfish Club’s 34th annual July fishing competition kicks off this Friday and continues Saturday. This weekend, which starts with Friday’s national Fisherman’s Day holiday, will see plenty of fishing, thanks to MBC’s many anglers […]

Gerald sworn in for DC duty

Gerald sworn in for DC duty

Ambassador-designate Gerald Zackios was officially sworn-in Monday as RMI’s ambassador to the United States. The oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Carl Ingram, took place following the recent acceptance of Ambassador-designate’s Agrément by the United States. The nomination of Zackios was approved by the Nitijela during its first Constitutional Regular Session this year. Witnessing […]

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