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Food on CMI agenda

Food on CMI agenda

Positive changes are happening at the College of Marshall Islands in Majuro — one of which is the availability of meal plans for student residents of the newly refurbished dorms at the main campus in Uliga. Part of the upgrade after relocating from the Marshall Islands Resort and Hotel Robert Reimers Enterprises this month is […]

Miss Majol 2023 launches

Miss Majol 2023 launches

HILARY HOSIA Miss Marshall Islands 2023 was officially launched Tuesday at the Marshall Islands Resort following a statement of support by Minister of Natural Resources and Commerce John Silk. In his remarks, Minister Silk congratulated the 21 contestants and reiterated the importance of the event, which empowers young Marshallese women and showcases the uniqueness of […]

Makito is Majuro’s marathon man

Makito is Majuro’s marathon man

WILMER JOEL A Japanese man ran the Majuro equivalent of a marathon — the 30 mile distance from Laura to Rita — this past Saturday. The run was timed for his birthday. Makito Murai, 41, who is from Tokyo, Japan, completed a six-hour Laura-Rita run as a way of saying farewell to Majuro. Murai’s “supporter,” […]

Lyla at Lawrence Livermore Lab

Lyla at Lawrence Livermore Lab

After eight years of work with the Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority, Lyla Lemari has taken up work with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California. Lyla is Scientific Associate to the Marshall Island Program at Livermore, which is one of a network of US Department of Energy laboratories around the US. Livermore oversees environmental […]

Voter registration ends soon

Voter registration ends soon

In order to vote in the 2023 national election, a citizen must be registered, and the registration deadline is this week Friday, December 30. These Marshall Islands High School students — from left, Charles Heine, Lautrok Alvin, Jekni Saimon, and Souvenir Jelmak — hold up Pacific Media Institute-sponsored bumper stickers encouraging citizens to ensure their […]

Film crew wowed by Wotho work

Film crew wowed by Wotho work

It’s one thing to admire Marshallese handicrafts online or at the stores. But witnessing the creation and step-by-step intricate work and watching the handicraft forming in front of your eyes is an experience to die for. To top that, you get to take the handicraft home with you. Such was the case with the Swiss […]

Christmas season into gear

Christmas season into gear

Christmas is just around the corner — the most anticipated month of the year. As the countdown for Christmas is getting closer, the biit practices are intensifying across the country as evidenced by the Lokojbar Jepta in Delap last weekend. Meanwhile, Tuesday this week, the Ebeye Chamber of Commerce held its annual Christmas parade — […]

Get up and dance

Get up and dance

WILMER JOEL The largest high school in the country, MIHS, rejuvenated its school activities after the disruption of Covid with a welcome party last week as the first student activity for this school year. MIHS welcomed its largest ever group of new students last Thursday. There were more than 500 new students including transfer students […]

Baso band keeps it lively

Baso band keeps it lively

WILMER JOELYouth from the Church of Jesus of Latter-Day Saints took it to the dance floor last Friday breaking off from being shy young teenagers to dancing enthusiasts. A local band with frontman Martin Baso cranked up the music throughout the night for three hours. The church organizes youth dances twice a year to “build […]

Down for New Year’s

Down for New Year’s

Start your countdown Majuro, we have 38 days until the New Year’s 2023 Block Party! Block Party Committee members have been engaged in the past weeks to ensure the New Year’s tradition lives on. Block Party Godfather Kirt Pinho led a meeting of the organizing committee at Robert Reimers Enterprises Tuesday evening. While plans are […]

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