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Big goals for Nauru Hotel

Big goals for Nauru Hotel

Journal 4/29/1983 P1 Army wants to get along better with Marshallese The Army is moving to normalize relations with the Marshallese community on Kwajalein within the framework of self-sufficiency, according to two Army civil affairs officers sent out to make recommendations. Lieutenants Milo Manley and James Molini from a civil affairs battalion at Ft. Bragg […]

Korent Joel rescues trio

Korent Joel rescues trio

Journal 4/26/1983 P2 Food Service runs a major operation While RepMar may be short on cash, one division — the Division of Food Services — has a budget of over a million dollars, according to its Director Saeko Shoniber. Food Services is responsible for the school hot lunch programs, breakfast included, in the Marshall Islands.  […]

Matson adds new service?

Matson adds new service?

Journal 4/12/1983 P1 New 177: $150 million up front While President Amata Kabua went to Honolulu last month to present an independence proposal to the United States what resulted was a working draft of a new agreement on nuclear weapons testing claims and potentially new life for Compact of Free Association. RepMar sources say what […]

Big Hotel plan underway

Big Hotel plan underway

Journal 3/18/1983 P1 Majuro channel bridge open The Japan Grant Project Bridge for the RMI officially opened March 15 for motorists and will be open later for small boats when the channel under the bridge is completed. Before the ribbing cutting by First Lady Emlain Kabua, there were speeches by Public Works Minister Kunar Abner, […]

Copra in real need of a fix

Copra in real need of a fix

Journal 3/11/1983 P1 Bikinians tell US Vice President they want US care A delegation of Bikinians returned today from Washington, DC where they told Vice President George Bush and other US officials that they want a home other than Kili until they can return to Bikini. Not only do they want a place other than […]

Water rationing continues

Water rationing continues

Journal 3/4/1983 P1 Alvin Jacklick new Kwaj mayor As predicted by many Ebeye restaurant goers, Alvin Jacklick has swept to victory in the Kwajalein Atoll mayoral race. Unofficial results give Jacklick 215 votes, Kunio Lemari 64 and Sato Maie 38. The top eight vote-getters for the council race are: Ned Nemra, Wilmer Bolkeim, Alee Jeadrik, […]

Water levels down to 300k

Water levels down to 300k

Journal 3/1/1983 P1 Kwaj agreement signed The Kwajalein people may finally reap the benefits of letting the Kwajalein Missile Range use their land for fiscal years 1983 through 1985. A summer of occupation of the land, numerous suits against the Department of Defense in support of the occupation, a month of negotiations in Washington, and […]