Feature Articles

Ebon’s new libraries showcased

Ebon’s new libraries showcased

President David Kabua and First Lady Ginger Shoniber-Kabua attended the opening of three libraries on Ebon Atoll last Thursday. Ebon leadership made a priority to provide quality education for the students which led to the idea of establishing libraries at the three schools of Ebon, Toka, and Enekoion — the three main communities on Ebon […]

New training center underway

New training center underway

The construction of the new maritime training facility got underway two weeks ago next to the main office of the Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation. Raffael Held, who is with the German-funded bilateral program Low Carbon Sea Transport, said “the start has been eagerly awaited by all stakeholders, since all procurement-related challenges have been resolved and […]

Girls rule honor roll

Girls rule honor roll

Girls dominate Marshall Islands High School’s latest honor roll list. In only one class are there more boys on the honor roll than girls.The list shows that there are 102 students from pre-nine to 12th grade on the honor list. Seventy-seven of these are girls, or three quarters of the total honor students.Only in 10th […]

A blast for New Year

A blast for New Year

WILMER JOEL Majuro New Year’s Block Party continues to be a hit spectacle that lives up to its reputation every new year in the Marshall Islands. This year’s Block Party Committee collaborated with the Office of Commerce, Investment and Tourism (OCIT) once more to organize this yearly jamboree to the fullest potential, an event sponsored […]

Biit is Marshallese Olympics

Biit is Marshallese Olympics

The Marshallese version of the Olympic Games is Christmas jepta biit dancing. The amount of competition and dissing has always been apart of the jepta performances at Christmas time.Jeptas had the audience laughing throughout the Christmas Day and the next day at churches throughout Majuro.Though some jeptas were satisfied with their performance, others were surely […]

Tropical Christmas Wonderland

WILMER JOEL The former capital building was turned into a Tropical Christmas Wonderland illuminated with flickering lights which embellished the entire area during the Christmas Lighting Ceremony last Friday arranged by the RMI government and the Mejerik Club. The venue was packed with children as well as families waiting for the Christmas lights to shimmer […]

CMI sports roof comes off

CMI sports roof comes off

The large sheets of metal dangling dangerously from the roof of the SGT Solomon Sam Memorial Court at the College of the Marshall Islands for several weeks were in the process of being removed earlier this week. Workers were seen on Monday straddling scaffolding as they continued to work on the  problem, which many months […]

Getting ready for Micro Games

Getting ready for Micro Games

The Marshall Islands High School gym is getting a makeover for the Micronesian Games, now delayed to 2023. RMI Builders Enterprises is the contractor working at MIHS.Completion was supposed to be in July but perimeter fence materials are delayed due to global supply chain production issues affecting aluminum material needed for fencing as well as […]