Hooking up Problematic

Hooking up Problematic

Journal 1/10/1986 P3 Hook-up problems concern Chamber The Majuro Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting this week at Runway Restaurant. Some general heated discussion characterized the meeting regarding the difficulties businesses here have been experiencing in obtaining electrical hook-ups and phone or telex connections from government. Several of the members expressed the sentiment that […]

Fabulous party to close 2020

Fabulous party to close 2020

WILMER JOEL Majuro’s spectacular New Year’s block party proved to be another exhilarating show of brilliance. It combined fun, excitement, activities  for all ages, delicious food, lively music and dancing to wrap up 2020 and launch Majuro into the New Year. To start, the night market displayed a great deal of visionary work from the […]

President Kabua’s to-do list

President Kabua’s to-do list

GIFF JOHNSON President David Kabua delivered a state of the nation address at Monday’s Nitijela opening ceremony, issuing a straightforward call for improvements in many areas of government operations.As is customary with ceremonial openings that do not involve the drama of an election, the chamber gallery evidenced many empty seats, save for the church singing […]

Hawaii office gears for Medicaid deluge

Hawaii office gears for Medicaid deluge

KAREN EARNSHAWJosie Howard, Program Director of Hawaii’s We Are Oceania (WAO) organization, is feeling extremely grateful that the US government’s Covid-19 relief bill will finally reinstate Medicaid eligibility to all Compact of Free Association citizens living in the United States.“I’ve been meeting with Senator Mazie Hirono and others on this and we are all moving […]

Expansion of Ajidrik hotel

Journal 1/6/1984 P7 Pinho apartment building The old gas station owned by Kirt Pinho has been remodeled into four two-bedroom apartments for rent. It will be two bedrooms upstairs and two downstairs. P7 Office and hotel extension The old Ajidrik movie theater is now under construction, for a two-story building, which includes an office on […]

Holiday spirit flowed in Majuro

Holiday spirit flowed in Majuro

Churches from Rita to Laura were bursting with excitement as dozens of jeptas converged to celebrate Christmas Day in style. Who had more fun, the dancers or the audience members? Sometimes it was hard to tell, with the holiday spirit overflowing throughout the day and into the night.Journal photographer Wilmer Joel snapped this photo of […]

FAMI honchos road upgrade

FAMI honchos road upgrade

The Filipino Association of the Marshall Islands is set to launch a Majuro road improvement project.A team of FAMI officials met with Majuro Member of Nitijela Stephen Philip, and Works Minister Jiba Kabua and Secretary Catalino Kijiner to brief them on the plans for the “Bayanihan Road Reflectors Installation” to start in January 2021.“Bayanihan” means […]

RMI launches Covid vaccines

RMI launches Covid vaccines

GIFF JOHNSONThe Marshall Islands became the first independent nation in the Pacific region to begin Covid-19 vaccinations as a group of high-ranking Marshall Islands leaders joined with Ministry of Health doctors and nurses to be the first to receive the United States government-provided vaccines on Tuesday.The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) delivered to Majuro […]

‘Biit’ rocks local Churches

‘Biit’ rocks local Churches

Churches were the place to be Christmas Day as they came alive with amplified keyboard tunes and energetic biit dancing to celebrate Christmas…with some of the Christmas celebration spilling over into Saturday.Each year, the audiences remember one or more special jepta performances, outstanding in some way. Each year, the Marshalls Christian High School jepta from […]