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Island ties in Okinawa

Island ties in Okinawa

Kicking off their spring break, Marshallese and Micronesian students attending University of the Ryukyus (Ryudai) in Okinawa treated themselves to yakinuku (grilled meat) with former JICA volunteer and Japan embassy staff Gaku Hashimoto.  From left, the group included local student Hyoma Shinzato, Hashimoto, Thurston Loeak, Esi Ngiraiwet from Palau, Noah Kabua, Yukiko Muller, Mikaela Heine, […]

CMI students get involved

CMI students get involved

The Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day featured dozens of College of Marshall Islands student participants, many of whom marched with banners of support — some with signs showing quotes from those directly exposed from the nuclear testing. The student leadership from CMI Nuclear Club and college staff contributed to the success of the program at Delap […]

RMI honors Japan Emperor Naruhito

RMI honors Japan Emperor Naruhito

The Japan Embassy hosted a reception to celebrate the 60th birthday of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito Monday this week — the first such celebration for Naruhito’s birthday as the new emperor took up the throne in May of last year. The Japan Embassy held a special “moment of silence” in honor of the late Iroojlaplap Lein […]

CAROUSEL: Making it happen

CAROUSEL: Making it happen

JACK NIEDENTHAL This year’s play, Carousel, a Youth Bridge Global Production directed by RMI citizen Professor Andrew Garrod, is a demanding piece of theater. What makes this play especially difficult is the wide range of challenging dance sequences. I heard Professor Garrod remark to the cast one day that Carousel has more complicated and intricate […]

Kids compete, enjoy Education Week

Kids compete, enjoy Education Week

EVE BURNS “Reach, Educate, and Inspire” is this year’s Education Week’s motto. This week is full of events for schools to gather and learn from each other or compete with each other. Education week is learning outside classroom with more laughter and excitement. This year’s week started off with a march by students from EZ […]

Linking climate and health

Linking climate and health

The first National Climate Change and Health Dialogue was held late last week at the International Conference Center (ICC) in Majuro, with President David Kabua attending the opening ceremony. The dialogue was hosted by Ministry of Health and Human Services in collaboration with the Office of Environmental Planning and Policy Coordination, the University of Hawaii, […]