Culture Week a blast

Culture Week a blast

Laura Elementary School opened its Culture Week on campus with a lot of fun. Students and teachers wore woven hats in support of Lutok Kobban Alele program for the week. They continued their day with Marshallese biit dances and chanting, which brought a lot of cheering and laughter from parents, students and teachers. Students at […]

Jojo narrates tuna video

Jojo narrates tuna video

Jojo Kramer is featured in a newly released video that is viewable on YouTube. It’s called Marshall Islands: Making more out of tuna, and it features Jojo talking about how his family company, Pacific International Inc., is engaging in the tuna industry — handling tuna unloading into freezer containers for export and servicing the large […]

All-Mike fishing tourney Friday

All-Mike fishing tourney Friday

Debby Schutz is Miss All-Micronesia for the annual fishing tournament that will be held Friday and Saturday this week — the 29th annual tourney hosted by the Marshalls Billfish Club. Weigh in of the angelers’ catches will happen each day by the Marshalls Billfish Club clubhouse at RRE Shoreline from 5pm. If any one individual […]

First group of ‘7-dayers’ cleared

First group of ‘7-dayers’ cleared

GIFF JOHNSON The first repatriation group with people who quarantined for only seven days in Hawaii was released from quarantine at Kwajalein and Majuro Wednesday this week, following multiple negative Covid tests, including a final test conducted Tuesday this week prior to release. There will be one more repatriation group after the one that was […]

How to spot a real tourist

How to spot a real tourist

Journal 9/21/1984 P6 Tourist? Driving down the road I tried to define just what it was that made the tourists different from the local Americans. They wear shorts, Matt Holly was wearing shorts and he did not look like a tourist. They carry cameras, so does a reporter. It finally came to me, what the […]

Ebeye celebrates Taiwan Day

Ebeye celebrates Taiwan Day

The Kwajalein Atoll Local Government announced the sponsorship of Taiwan Day on Ebeye to thank and recognize Taiwan’s assistance in health and agriculture. The special day was held September 9. Taiwan Ambassador Jeffery SC Hsiao and Madam Hsiao were invited, along with traditional leader Drille J. Kabua representing Iroojlaplap Michael Kabua, Nitijela Member David Paul, […]

Bukida is Aur’s unofficial winner

Bukida is Aur’s unofficial winner

Chief Electoral Officer Daniel Andrew announced Friday the final, unofficial results for the special election that was held August 21 for mayor posts at Aur and Namu and council positions in those two as well as several other atolls. The declaration of the final unofficial results starts a two-week clock that allows anyone to file […]

Rep. Katie bats for RMI

Rep. Katie bats for RMI

California Congresswoman Katie Porter is advocating for the Marshall Islands on multiple fronts. She joined with Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raul Grijalva last week in calling on the Biden Administration to appoint a special representative to the Compact talks with a National Security Council mandate, similar to the first Compact negotiations, to address the wide […]

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