Natural water makers

Natural water makers

Note to readers: A previously posted story in this location reported on a 20-year jail sentence for a convicted murderer. The Journal did not post a photo with this story. However, we discovered that a default setting on our site automatically inserted a non-related photo with the story that could give the appearance the photo […]

Koo’s flags 2 in FSM

Koo’s flags 2 in FSM

GIFF JOHNSON Two of seven Koo’s Fishing Company purse seiners recently reflagged in the Federated States of Micronesia. Does this indicate that Koo’s is moving out of RMI and that the high-level of tuna transshipment featured in Port Majuro for the past several years is moving to Pohnpei? “No” on both counts, though RMI’s fisheries […]

Wave buoy renewed

Wave buoy renewed

The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) redeployed its wave buoy outside of Majuro last week. Located about a half nautical mile off Delap Point, the yellow wave buoy measures wave height, direction, period, and sea surface temperature in 30 minute intervals. The reinstalled buoy joins the existing PacIOOS network of 13 real-time wave buoys […]

Kwaj-RMI basketball series

Kwaj-RMI basketball series

Journal 5/7/1976 P11 The Nite Life by Stoney Talking with my Australian buddy Geoff Clark who just came back from Australia, he was saying about the service on Air Nauru is really excellent, and they really using their motto, “We’ll fly you across the Pacific and give you the best service you ever come across.” […]

US: Time to Wake up

US: Time to Wake up

GIFF JOHNSON Although the United States claims Wake Island as its territory, the Marshall Islands has now put its competing claim on record at the United Nations, reaffirming that the RMI considers “Eneen Kio” home territory. The Marshall Islands has ties to Wake — which is known as Eneen Kio in Marshallese language — that […]

Laura beats Kwajalein

Laura beats Kwajalein

HILARY HOSIA Laura High School’s team was named 37th Constitution Day Debate champions following an intense battle of wits with visiting Kwajalein High School Tuesday at the International Conference Center. The schools argued whether the government should ban the importation and selling of plastic bags, Styrofoam plates and cups. Using real life experience and the […]

US declares drought disaster

US declares drought disaster

President Barack Obama’s Presidential Disaster Declaration (PDD) late last week has opened the doors to additional US federal aid for drought relief in the Marshall Islands. “The PDD allows us to tap into FEMA resources,” said USAID Office for Disaster Assistance Regional Advisor Dan Dieckhaus, who is based at the US Embassy in Majuro. Earlier […]