CMI readies graduation plan

CMI readies graduation plan

WILMER JOEL Putting together a graduation ceremony requires careful planning and preparation. Graduates and ushers at the College of the Marshall Islands gathered for the first graduation rehearsal last Friday. Meyar Margaret Laukon, associate dean of equity and engagement, and Jason Sam, coordinator of fitness, recreation, and sports, oversaw the practice. Each usher was assigned […]

Japan supports RMI programs

Japan supports RMI programs

Japan Ambassador Kazunari Tanaka handed over two excavators, two wheeloaders, one dump truck, and one high-pressure cleaning truck to the Ministry of Public Works, Utilities and Infrastructure, and the Wotje, and Jaluit local governments. The machines that were given out, according to Ambassador Tanaka, are part of the program for social and economic development, which […]

Heine visits Taiwan

Heine visits Taiwan

President Hilda C. Heine arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport last week Saturday night to be welcomed by Foreign Minister Joseph Wu. President Heine expressed her delight at returning to Taiwan and congratulated to Minister Wu on his forthcoming appointment as the next Taiwan National Security Adviser, acknowledging his unwavering support to the Marshall Islands […]

Taiwan donation for early diagnosis

Taiwan donation for early diagnosis

An increasing number of patients in RMI are being diagnosed with gastrointestinal cancer while the sole colonoscopy system at Majuro hospital has been non-operational for months, impacting the capacity for clinical diagnosis and treatment, reports the Ministry of Health and Human Services. In response to this urgent healthcare need, Taiwan’s Shuang Ho Hospital and Majuro […]

Akku first to US Merchant Marine Academy

Akku first to US Merchant Marine Academy

HILARY HOSIA Meet Aguster “Akku” Kabua: the first Marshallese to enroll in the prestigious US Merchant Marine Academy. The maritime trailblazer is the daughter of John Anjojo Kabua and Pamela Duffy and stepdaughter of Mike Sakaio. The 18-year-old was recognized among five others in her graduating class for their acceptance of similar federal scholarships during […]

Juren Ae officially named

Juren Ae officially named

A naming ceremony for the Marshall Islands cargo sailing ship, SV Juren Ae, was held last week at the ASIA Shipbuilding Company on Geoje Island in South Korea. The Marshallese phrase Juren Ae refers to one of the main paddles of a traditional outrigger canoe. According to a release from GIZ, the German international development […]

Ka’u schools engage Marshallese

Ka’u schools engage Marshallese

GIFF JOHNSON The Marshallese presence in the two Ka’u area schools on the Big Island of Hawaii has risen to 20 percent, largely on the growth of the Enewetak community that lives in Ocean View on the south side of Hawaii Island. But as the Marshallese student population grew in the two Ka’u schools — […]

Iakwe to Aloha Airlines

Iakwe to Aloha Airlines

Journal 5/15/1987 P5 MCAA gradsMarie Maddison congratulated sewing and restaurant trainees who completed the Marshalls Community Action Agency-sponsored programs last week. The sewing group: Bina Enos, Dasey Konou, Alice Biranij, Ajlok Rang, Atmina Jekken, Waire Ajen, Joni Anni, Cathy Mejen, Sentina Jack, Josephin Clanton, Nejuon Morikawa and Martha Ertin. The restaurant trainee grads: Monulej Bobo, […]