Taongi considered for tests

Taongi considered for tests

Journal 1/12/1983 P8 Old age program debated The merit of the Old Age Program was debated January 10 at Nitijela. Some, like Minister of Internal Affairs Wilfred Kendall, Majuro, for one, felt the program was inconsistent with Marshallese culture where relatives take care of the old. Kendall said it is the families responsibility to look […]

Dengue continues to spread

Dengue continues to spread

Despite the ban on travel to outer islands being ended, the dengue problem continues to hit Majuro hard. The number of cases are piling up, with over 20 new suspected and confirmed cases seen at Majuro hospital on several days over the past week. The RMI is nearing 2,000 dengue cases. Ebeye has not reported […]

Majuro’s New Year’s baby

Majuro’s New Year’s baby

Meet Mr. 2020: Kai’ka Isaiah, 6lbs, 12 ounces. Kai’ka was born on New Year’s Day at Majuro hospital to parents Laura Erakrik and Rison Isaiah. The parents called their bundle of joy their “New Year’s gift.” Kai’ka is the youngest of four siblings, and as is tradition, his grandmother in Indiana blessed him with his […]

What’s that ocean buoy for?

What’s that ocean buoy for?

What does ocean observing mean and how does it work? You can find out by attending an upcoming Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) two-day workshop in Majuro January 21-22. Hands-on activities and presentations will answer those questions. Participants will learn how to access coastal and ocean data, explore instruments that are used for ocean […]

David Kabua takes the helm

David Kabua takes the helm

GIFF JOHNSON New RMI President David Kabua was elected Monday by a comfortable Nitijela majority, 20-12.The Nitijela chamber was jam-packed with a standing room-only crowd for the election as the drama of the post-November 18 election came to a conclusion with Monday’s vote. The voting itself lacked the drama of the 2016 Nitijela election that […]

New brewery opens in town

New brewery opens in town

Journal 1/4/1983 P1 Nitijela opens 4th constitutional meet The marshall Islands High School Glee Club sang at Nitijela’s official opening of the 1983 session January 3 with such compositions as “Give me oil in my lamp, I pray,” and President Amata Kabua and other Nitijela members reaffirmed in their speeches the Republic’s commitment to the […]

Japan funds MMS bus

Japan funds MMS bus

Japan Ambassador to the Marshall Islands Norio Saito and the Principal of Majuro Middle School Alvin Simon signed a grant contract for the “Procurement of School Bus Service System of Majuro Middle School” just before Christmas. The grant amount of up to $77,400 is funded through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). […]