Nitijela Races to Watch

Nitijela Races to Watch

It took Electoral Administration staff 20 hours of non-stop work from Tuesday morning to early Wednesday to sort, review and approve or reject all incoming postal ballots. The tabulation of postal ballots was scheduled to begin about 5pm Wednesday at the ICC in Majuro. Chief Electoral Officer Robson Almen said Electoral tabulators would begin by […]

Domestic Election Results

Domestic Election Results

The Marshall Islands Electoral Administration released the final, unofficial domestic vote results today, December 1, 2015 (click the link below). This morning, CEO Robson Almen and Electoral Administration officials opened postal absentee ballot boxes to begin the process of checking the incoming affidavits to ensure they meet voting requirements before the ballots were separated from […]

Hot stars use mix of music types

Hot stars use mix of music types

GIFF JOHNSON This month, Majuro has been treated to a visit by an all-star music cast of Les “Yungstar” Anjolok, Yasta “Yastamon” Bolkeim and Clanny “Flavah C” Glanry — all of them famous in their own right and combined, a musical powerhouse. What stands out when talking to the three about their musical interests and […]

Graduation at RMI-USP

Graduation at RMI-USP

HILARY HOSIA The RMI-USP Joint Education Program in Majuro graduated 17 students during its 19th award ceremony at the Marshall Islands Resort’s Melele Room Tuesday night. The venue was packed beyond comparison with most of the audience standing in the back through the 45-minute event. But with the lively Pacific island dance performances in between […]

KADA projects moving

KADA projects moving

Kwajalein Atoll Development Authority (KADA) Executive Director Carl Hacker provided an update this week about ongoing work to improve conditions for the community on Ebeye and nearby islands. Among key developments: • Relocation of families for the Ebeye Elementary School Project. For the project to proceed, there is a need to relocate three families. Majuro […]

Isaac’s daily performance

Isaac’s daily performance

Journal 11/19/1976 P2 Hawaiian police to administer impartial law in territory Honolulu Police Department officers will soon be hired to help improve the police system in the Trust Territory. Police Major John Yee of HPD discussed with the Acting High Commissioner Peter Coleman and Public Safety Chief Manny Sablan, plan to recruit 11 police advisers […]

Hong hopeful on human trafficking

Hong hopeful on human trafficking

Concern about trafficking in persons was highlighted in Majuro last week by the visit of Jennifer Hong, the reports and political affairs officer at the State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, based in Washington, DC. Hong, who oversees production of annual trafficking in persons reports for 19 Asia and Pacific nations, […]

Younger candidates take vote lead

Younger candidates take vote lead

Voters want change and new directions for the RMI, two winning candidates told the Journal this week. “The people have spoken and they want change,” said incumbent Majuro Senator David Kramer, who is being returned to office with 2,477 domestic votes in the Majuro electorate. “They want a new government and that is evidenced by […]

Flame Tree

Flame Tree

Want to eat great pizza? Play pool? Sing karaoke? All the above and more is available at The Flame Tree in Delap above the Tourist Trap. Sit on the verandah and enjoy a beer and the breeze or sit inside and socialize with your mates. Call the restaurant and bar on (692) 625-8733. The Flame […]