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RMI Sends Its Big Guns

RMI Sends Its Big Guns

Journal 3/2/1984 P1 Japan to fund fish base A Japanese grant for the Majuro Fishing Base was formalized February 24 in an exchange of diplomatic notes signed in Majuro by Japan Consul General Hideji Tsukakoshi and Foreign Minister Tony deBrum. The grant from Japan is for 470 million yen ($2 million) for the construction of […]

Yacht club goes to Rita

Yacht club goes to Rita

Journal 2/24/1984 P1 Landscaping nearly complete The Delap Beautification Projet is nearing completion. The project will include over a hundred flame trees lining the old airstrip and later will include some Pacific Almond trees (terminalia), affectionately known in the Marshalls as Kotel. It has been a team effort as Public Works dug the holes, Resources […]

Amata goes for gambling

Amata goes for gambling

Journal 2/17/1984 P1 Compact problems in Congress A Gannett News Service article outlined several areas of possible difficulties expected to be encountered by the Compact of Free Association as it wends its way through the two houses of the US Congress. At a hearing of the Public Lands and National Parks Committee chairman Rep. John […]

New Delap Store Opens

New Delap Store Opens

Journal 2/10/1984 P1 Groundbreaking for Majuro Shopping Center A groundbreaking ceremony was held February 9 on the old airstrip in Delap to mark the beginning of construction of a facility named by its owners as Majuro Shopping Center. The center, which is owned by Pacific Marshall Inc., will feature a Gibson’s Department Store (similar to […]

Outrigger to come to RMI

Outrigger to come to RMI

Journal 2/3/1984 P7 Marshalls Christian High School Honor Roll 12th: Helmitha Zapty, Kotab Atnej, Kobo Manase, Hiram Glanry, Marylu Rilometo, Ishmael Thomas; 11th: Kasko Henry, Wildon Mea, Nira Matthew; 10th: Sylvia Boaz, Josana Samuel, Biti Kiotak, Ready Lalimo, Kiojur Kalles; 9th: Matan Kinore, Asen Anjerok, Joe Kemem, Albious Latdrik, Timothy Latdrik, Jack Amram. Journal 2/9/1996P1 […]

Mike is now Mr. Mayors

Mike is now Mr. Mayors

Journal 1/31/1984 P1 Alele set to record Marshallese stories Alele Museum Curator Jerry Knight returned to Majuro last week after attending a seven-week training session in Hawaii on how to make video cassette recordings and audio recording of Marshallese stories and legends. Knight will be looking to hire an assistant to help identify sources of […]

Celebration $$ returned

Celebration $$ returned

Journal 1/24/1984 P1 Money to celebrate Compact returned Money set aside to celebrate the passing of the Compact is being returned to Nitijela by representatives of three islands in the Marshalls: Kwajalein, Jaluit and Bikini. Kwajalein Senator Ataji Balos said the money could be used for other more needed purposes, such as medical referrals, or […]

Visit Ebeye for only $10

Visit Ebeye for only $10

Journal 1/15/1973 P5 Micronitor editorial box Editors Henry Asugar, Joe Murphy, Derson Ramon. Production editor: Ann Haymaker. Musician: Stony the huge Fijian. Advisor: John Paul Jones. Translator: Blumer Sibok. Cartoonist: Carle Rivard. Analyst: Martin Keith. Contributors: Jack Tobin, Mary Browning, Pedro Harris, Steve Murray, Dave Moss, Marciano Carlos, Alex Phillip. Staff: Carole Rivard, Blumer Sibok. […]

Hooking up Problematic

Hooking up Problematic

Journal 1/10/1986 P3 Hook-up problems concern Chamber The Majuro Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting this week at Runway Restaurant. Some general heated discussion characterized the meeting regarding the difficulties businesses here have been experiencing in obtaining electrical hook-ups and phone or telex connections from government. Several of the members expressed the sentiment that […]

Expansion of Ajidrik hotel

Journal 1/6/1984 P7 Pinho apartment building The old gas station owned by Kirt Pinho has been remodeled into four two-bedroom apartments for rent. It will be two bedrooms upstairs and two downstairs. P7 Office and hotel extension The old Ajidrik movie theater is now under construction, for a two-story building, which includes an office on […]