WILMER JOEL A week has ended since Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) started initiating its Covid lockdown practice and as scheduled, last Friday (January 15) the entire student body from Rairok to Rita submitted their school work in the 30 designated drop zones.Students had to drop their previous learning packets with their folders and get […]
Jorelik Tibon — sportsman, musician, member of Nitijela, government secretary, and ship pilot — died unexpectedly Tuesday after collapsing at his home in Laura. DANIEL KRAMER* Jorelik Tibon was a legend in Marshallese music. He was the leader of the legendary band Kabo Lal that started in the late 1970’s, which was a singing duo […]
WILMER JOEL Majuro’s spectacular New Year’s block party proved to be another exhilarating show of brilliance. It combined fun, excitement, activities for all ages, delicious food, lively music and dancing to wrap up 2020 and launch Majuro into the New Year. To start, the night market displayed a great deal of visionary work from the […]
Churches from Rita to Laura were bursting with excitement as dozens of jeptas converged to celebrate Christmas Day in style. Who had more fun, the dancers or the audience members? Sometimes it was hard to tell, with the holiday spirit overflowing throughout the day and into the night.Journal photographer Wilmer Joel snapped this photo of […]
WILMER JOEL Christmas in Majuro wouldn’t be Christmas without the Christmas lighting hosted by the First Lady and the wives of the senators and ministers of the Nitijela.“Christ is born today,” said Speaker Kenneth Kedi during his remarks on behalf of the Nitijela and government. “Which is why we celebrate this moment, to light up […]
Students and teachers from Majuro Baptist Christian Academy put a smile on the faces of Majuro residents this week with a parade and mass caroling in the downtown area. The Christmas spirit is in over-drive as the Marshall Islands nears December 25.
EVE BURNSThose of you that didn’t spend your Gospel Day at Laura missed out. Laura Protestant Church celebrated its 163rd Gospel Day last Sunday. The different Gospel Day Jepta reenacted through skits how the Gospel was brought in or they performed a biit and a song that is related to how Gospel was first arrived […]
Three newly minted medical doctors were honored at their graduation ceremony at Marshall Islands Resort on November 27. They are working at Majuro hospital. The three, Drs. Kyle Lemari, Annie Chong Gum and Francis Hicking, recently completed their studies in Taiwan.
Last Saturday’s Miss Teen FAMI 2020 Float parade was a knock out performance. Sponsored by the Filipino Association of the Marshall Islands, it showcased the six teenage contestants in high style — from stylish outfits to lavishly decorated floats. Even the rain Saturday could not dampen the high spirit of the event. The Miss Teen […]
Students in Japanese kimonos, Samoan Sarongs (dress lavalavas), Hawaiian leis and Pohnpeian skirts jammed the street on Ebeye Tuesday morning — initiating Ebeye Seventh Day Adventist School’s International Day festivities. Each classroom was themed to certain countries and were evaluated by judges. At the end of the day, second graders won first place for overall display […]