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EPA gets dive certified

EPA gets dive certified

A team of RMI EPA staff took on the PADI open water dive course and passed with flying colors, according to the organization. In addition to this being a useful skill to have for people living on atolls, the effort raises capacity at RMI EPA for doing more comprehensive environmental assessments and responses to pollution […]

FAMI hosts fab weekend

FAMI hosts fab weekend

It was a big and spirited weekend for the Majuro Filipino community, which went all out Saturday and Sunday to celebrate their 124th Independence Day. The weekend kicked off with the induction of the new officers for the Filipino Association of the Marshall Islands Saturday evening at the ICC. It was a gala event, with […]

Graduation highlights around RMI

Graduation highlights around RMI

Graduation dominoes keep falling: The end of May it was Majuro Coop School,Assumption and SDA on consecutive days. Then a brief lull before the public schools launched, with Kwajalein Atoll High School Monday, Marshall Islands High School Tuesday and Laura High School Wednesday this week.These events “sandwiched” another set of graduations at Kwajalein Atoll. The […]

Three cheers for Coop’s great grads

Three cheers for Coop’s great grads

WILMER JOEL Twenty-one Majuro Cooperative High School graduates received their diplomas and distinguished awards May 28 during the school’s 11th Graduation Ceremony. The theme for the graduation was Michael Josephson’s “Take Pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey.” As often on […]

World Tuna Day bash in Majuro

World Tuna Day bash in Majuro

KAREN EARNSHAW The Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority hosted a World Tuna Day 2022 celebration in the HQ parking lot on May 14, the second year it has celebrated the big day at its new facilities. The biggest feature of the afternoon was the slicing and dicing of, what else?, tuna, with the competition divisions […]

Graduation time!

Graduation time!

Majuro Baptist Christian Academy seniors — pictured here — will be the first high school graduates in Majuro with their graduation set for this Friday May 20 at 3pm at the Rita school. The College of the Marshall Islands is next, graduating May 26 at its Uliga campus. Then comes Majuro Coop High School on […]

Early child project launched

Early child project launched

In addition to informational briefings this week at the International Conference Center about the full rollout of the World Bank-supported Early Childhood Development project, a number of‪ important specific aspects of the new program were launched.‬ ‪These included the Ministries of Health, Education and Culture and Internal Affairs signing agreements for this multi-ministry intervention that […]

Where there’s a will…

Where there’s a will…

The power of networking and love of parents to a son can move mountains.In this case, a McDonald’s-themed birthday for one lucky Jerel Anitok, Jr. at Majuro Cooperative School’s third grade was the result. The parents knew their soon-to-be nine-year old had been craving McDonald’s for three years since relocating to Majuro from California. A […]

Carnival a hit on Ebeye

Carnival a hit on Ebeye

Hundreds of kids participated in the Ebeye Seventh Day Adventist School carnival fundraiser Monday April 25. The carnival was open to the general public, which featured refreshments, array of games, face painting and a giant bounce house. Given today’s social media hype, it was no surprise the photo booth sponsored by the freshmen class got the […]

Students call for climate issue classes

Students call for climate issue classes

WILMER JOEL The second annual Climate Change Week kicked off its opening ceremony and Career Day at the Public School System Conference Monday amidst spring break for the schools.“The purpose of this one-week event is to teach the youth that Climate Change is not just about sea level rise,” said National Energy Office Ben Wakefield. […]