Feature Articles

New RMI doc in high gear

New RMI doc in high gear

Dr. David Alfred, the first Marshallese to graduate from medical school in Taiwan, is now in his second-year residency training at Shuang Ho Hospital, Taiwan. After completing four years of medical school and a one year internship at Majuro hospital, Dr. Alfred developed an interest in surgery and decided to pursue a four-year surgery residency […]

Strong women (and men) eye Games

Strong women (and men) eye Games

EVE BURNS Here’s to the team in the Marshall Islands that never burns out and didn’t die out. The RMI weightlifting team always brings in medals from any international competition they compete in, even as the weightlifting team adds new faces from year to year. For the upcoming Micronesian Games, weightlifting got ahead of every […]

Promoting drug-free RMI

Promoting drug-free RMI

A big drug-free gathering brought schools from Laura to downtown together for an afternoon walkathon from Public School System headquarters to Delap Park Monday. The students yelled out, “say no to drugs, don’t start” through the walk to raise awareness on usage of drugs here in the Marshall Islands. Councilman Jina David on behalf the […]

MIHS celebrates

MIHS celebrates

Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) students had a great Friday last week. There were no classes held and they got to enjoy the outside air and get a lot of exercise. The reason? A celebration of World Food Day, a field day and teacher appreciation were all wrapped up in one big day of events […]

A Covid ‘just in case’

A Covid ‘just in case’

Marshall Islands High School is prepping its students and teachers for online delivery of courses in case the school faces a Covid-19 lockdown situation in the future and is forced to close the campus. Students have been going online at school to get familiar with the online platforms the school will use in the event […]

Students enjoy Culture Week

Students enjoy Culture Week

Schools around the Marshall Islands are celebrating Culture Week in many different ways this week. Local food preparation and meals, weaving, and island wear days typified the programs at many schools, including Majuro Middle School, pictured here.

VB players hit setbacks

VB players hit setbacks

The Marshall Islands Volleyball Federation (MIVF) suffered repeated setbacks this week as it attempted to launch initial tryouts for the Micronesian Games this week. The organization has a contract with the Seventh Day Adventist School to use their gym in Delap, and has been improving the playing surface by installing floor tiles in the gym. […]

Lots of fish at All Mike

Lots of fish at All Mike

No really big fish were caught at last weekend’s two-day Budweiser All Micronesia Fishing Tournament — “big” according to Marshall Islands angling history. The winning marlin was caught by Team KBE weighing in at 198 pounds. Overall, plenty of qualifying fish, including 12 marlin, lots of tuna and a nearly record breaking barracuda were caught […]