Willy’s classy classroom

Willy’s classy classroom

Power goes out in Majuro — what do you do if you’re a student stuck in a dark classroom? Follow the lead of Marshall Islands High School 10th grader Willy Abraham, an Upward Bound student, who headed out to the ocean side reef by the College of the Marshall Islands recently to find a suitable […]

Majuro Day’s big Laura bash

Majuro Day’s big Laura bash

Whoever said that the Majuro Day spirit is dead was proven wrong last weekend when many gathered at Laura Ball Field to join in the fun. This year Majuro Day games were the basketball championship games for men and women, won by Uliga men and Rairok women. Track and field events featured 100 and 200 […]

OCIT pushes local tour options

OCIT pushes local tour options

A push to activate and expand local business tourism opportunities was initiated earlier this month by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Commerce and its business arm, the Office of Commerce, Investment and Tourism. June has seen a flurry of outreach by NRC Minister Sandy Alfred and OCIT CEO Carlos Domnick and staff to businesses […]

Power coming to Santo

Power coming to Santo

HILARY HOSIA For the first time in history, power will be available to the people of Ennibur Island, more commonly known as Santo or Third Island on Kwajalein Atoll. The island is home to nearly 1,000 Marshallese, many of whom are children.The development unfolded in a discussion by Kwajalein Mayor Hirata Kabua and President David […]

Saab 2000 marks new era

Saab 2000 marks new era

Journal 6/17/1983 P1 Marshall Islands Fishing Tournament The members of the winning billfish team in the first Marshall Islands Fishing Tournament organized by the Marshalls Billfish Club received trophies during an awards ceremony Monday night. The team: Mobe Lorennij, Maikili Tunivabea, Nokko Kabua and Wally Milne. They had a one-day haul of 2,875 pounds of […]

Enewetak ready for disasters

Enewetak ready for disasters

The Enewetak Ujelang Local Government and its people held a special ceremony for blessing a newly built warehouse earlier this month. Department of Interior Grants Manager Fred Nysta, Rairok Councilwoman Margaret Alee, members of the EULG council, other VIPs, and the Enewetak people attended. The construction of EULG’s Majuro warehouse was made possible through the […]

Women talk business

Women talk business

The official launch event for the Women Entrepreneurs (WE) Network was held at the Marshall Islands Resort last Saturday. Representatives from the national women’s organization WUTMI, the Ministries of Natural Resources and Commerce and Culture and Internal Affairs, the Office of Commerce, Investment and Tourism, the Chamber of Commerce, and representatives from local businesses joined […]

The 42-day ocean drift

The 42-day ocean drift

HILARY HOSIA Their ocean saga started from the largest coral atoll in the world and ended at the world’s smallest. Kwajalein fishermen Godfrey Capelle, Benjamin Thomas and Junior Joram called for help on the phone when their outboard engine died midway through their fishing trip on April 2. The rough ocean condition that day made […]