Torres Strait art showcased

Torres Strait art showcased

An exhibition of twelve striking masks celebrating the rich and continuing tradition in the Torres Strait Islands was held in Majuro at the NAPA building last month. This was the first exhibition hosted by the newly established Australian Embassy. It afforded a special glimpse of the Torres Strait Islands, one of Australia’s two indigenous groups. […]

Girls rise in Majuro

Girls rise in Majuro

WILMER JOEL The International Conference Center (ICC) was glimmering late last month with vibrant orange color worn by over 150 participants, mostly female students grade seven to 12 from Laura High School, Marshall Islands High School, Life Skills Academy, Assumption High, Delap Seventh Day Adventist, Laura Middle School, and Majuro Deaf Center to witness a […]

Airport set to reopen

Airport set to reopen

GIFF JOHNSON Last weekend’s completion of renovation work at Amata Kabua International Airport’s main terminal has paved the way for resumption of air service by United Airlines in the near future, according to RMI Ports Authority. Tentative plans were in motion this week for passenger service to resume next week April 11. Passenger pickup and […]

Kuwaiti VIP offers aid?

Kuwaiti VIP offers aid?

Journal 4/5/1985 P1 Schools face hard facts The Marshall Islands “have inherited a solid base on which they are building their national educational systems,” said the State Department in recent Congressional testimony. Despite this optimistic assessment, local educators and administrators are beset with an education system that has the highest high school drop out rate […]

Putting the Journal to good use

Putting the Journal to good use

College of the Marshall Islands education students have been busy this semester learning to use articles from the Marshall Islands Journal to create engaging English lessons. The CMI students, most of whom plan to be elementary school teachers, spent several weeks working together in teams to create lesson plans centered around an article from the […]

Rising from the ashes

Rising from the ashes

EVE BURNS Waan Aelon in Majel (WAM) suffered a devastating fire recently that destroyed its office and workshops. In an outpouring of solidarity with WAM, local and international donors from every direction have put up their hands to help with the reconstruction. Monday this week, Australia joined other donors to support WAM rebuilding efforts through […]

Voice of Women Forum launches

Voice of Women Forum launches

A National Women’s Forum started this week Wednesday at the International Conference Center in Majuro. A large turnout of well over 100 people came together for the Ainikien Kora Forum (literally, the Voice of Women Forum). The major focus of the event is to “raise awareness across all key stakeholders and national decision makers about […]

Marshalls debuts in Dubai

Marshalls debuts in Dubai

In what might be called “saving the best for last,” the World Expo in Dubai featured the Marshall Islands this past Sunday, the final celebration of Pacific Islands national days at the expo in the United Arab Emirates. NRC Minister John Silk headed the large RMI delegation to Dubai. At the gala affair Sunday, Silk […]

MEC power rate up 7.5¢

MEC power rate up 7.5¢

Journal 3/29/1985P1 Fire destroys KITCO By Bill Graham Another historic Pacific retail landmark passed into history March 25, the victim of a devastating fire. Like MIECO here in Majuro, whose collapsed roof several years ago led to its eventual razing, and like the True Trading Company in Moen and the Western Carolines Trading Company in […]