Kwajalein gals light up Laura gym

Kwajalein gals light up Laura gym

EVE BURNS Laura Community Gym was packed Monday night for a women’s basketball showdown between Majuro and newcomers Kwajalein. From honking, to throwing chocolate every time Kwajalein scored, to splashing around water proved how excited the crowd was to see the two teams going up against each other. The crowd was not disappointed as these […]

Japan funds ship, fuel

Japan funds ship, fuel

Foreign Minister Casten Nemra and Japan Ambassador Norio Saito signed an exchange of notes last Thursday for two grants that will fund a new cargo-passenger ship valued at $8.2 million and purchase of diesel fuel valued at $2.7 million. Ambassador Saito emphasized the Ninth Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM9) commitments toward the RMI, including grant […]

Korea wants Mili for hotel

Korea wants Mili for hotel

Journal 7/27/1984 P1 Headstart funding doubled Parents of young children throughout the Marshalls have a group of people to be thankful to: the new board and staff of Marshall Islands Islands Headstart, Inc. Our local Headstart program last June, in competition with over 1,600 other federal agencies, was successful in obtaining a permanent $200,000 increase […]

Cruising on Kõto im Al

Cruising on Kõto im Al

Waan Aelon in Majel (Canoes of the Marshall Islands) held a launching ceremony for their collaborative project, the WAM vessel that has been named “Kõto im Al” (Wind and Sun). Afterwards, participants were able to ride the vessel around the lagoon for a short cruise using an outboard engine powered by solar panels.The project is […]

Jo-Jikum showcases new films

Jo-Jikum showcases new films

WILMER JOEL After completing two weeks of a Digital Film Workshop conducted by Chewy Lin and Kattil Kendall alongside the supervision of Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, Jobod Silk, and Rosenet Timius, Jo-Jikum held a film presentation for the public that showed the film efforts of those involved in the workshop. Four newly created films were shown during […]

MIMRA, industry pass ‘food’ test

MIMRA, industry pass ‘food’ test

WILMER JOEL Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA) held a special food safety certificate ceremony Tuesday at the agency’s Delap headquarters. The awarding of certificates marks another step in Marshall Islands efforts to fully establish its new Competent Authority and to enable direct or indirect exports to the Europe Union, which is the world’s largest […]

Guys jump ship, get jailed

Guys jump ship, get jailed

GIFF JOHNSON Majuro Atoll Local Police were kept busy earlier this week when three fishermen from different commercial tuna boats broke quarantine rules and were detained. All were given Covid tests and tested negative. They were later returned to their vessels, but could be subject to fines of up to $500 for violating RMI Emergency […]

Bikinians to settle Maui?

Bikinians to settle Maui?

Journal 7/20/1984 P3 Bikinians visit Maui The relocation of the Bikini people to a 274-acre dairy in Maui is still lacking a formal “yokwe” but additional information was exchanged between the Bikinians (who were on Maui with their lawyer Jonathan Weisgall), and Milton Lai, a leader in the Waihee community, and Mayor Hannibal Tavares. Lai […]

Coop School expands solar footprint

Coop School expands solar footprint

Majuro Cooperative School received a United Nations Development Program grant to implement a solar project aimed at solving several of the school’s needs, including reducing its power bill. “With aims of cost-cutting we are proceeding with converting the first elementary block completely to solar power with MEC lines as a backup,” said Majuro Cooperative middle […]

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