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A royal MIHS celebration

A royal MIHS celebration

WILMER JOEL Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) enhanced the Culture Week spirit and celebration with their second Mini-Manit King and Queen Pageant last week at the school’s compound. The idea of establishing a King and Queen contestant came from the former student body government officers of 2019-2020 which was approved by the school administration and […]

KIO celebrates action agenda

KIO celebrates action agenda

EVE BURNS Kora In Okrane (KIO) has been around for 15 years making amazing and beneficial contributions to the Marshall Islands. Last weekend they celebrated their anniversary — and so popular is this organization that people voluntarily donated over $3,000 to KIO during Saturday night event. The KIO ladies turned the Marshall Islands Resort’s Melele […]

Jojo narrates tuna video

Jojo narrates tuna video

Jojo Kramer is featured in a newly released video that is viewable on YouTube. It’s called Marshall Islands: Making more out of tuna, and it features Jojo talking about how his family company, Pacific International Inc., is engaging in the tuna industry — handling tuna unloading into freezer containers for export and servicing the large […]

All-Mike fishing tourney Friday

All-Mike fishing tourney Friday

Debby Schutz is Miss All-Micronesia for the annual fishing tournament that will be held Friday and Saturday this week — the 29th annual tourney hosted by the Marshalls Billfish Club. Weigh in of the angelers’ catches will happen each day by the Marshalls Billfish Club clubhouse at RRE Shoreline from 5pm. If any one individual […]

First group of ‘7-dayers’ cleared

First group of ‘7-dayers’ cleared

GIFF JOHNSON The first repatriation group with people who quarantined for only seven days in Hawaii was released from quarantine at Kwajalein and Majuro Wednesday this week, following multiple negative Covid tests, including a final test conducted Tuesday this week prior to release. There will be one more repatriation group after the one that was […]

Bukida is Aur’s unofficial winner

Bukida is Aur’s unofficial winner

Chief Electoral Officer Daniel Andrew announced Friday the final, unofficial results for the special election that was held August 21 for mayor posts at Aur and Namu and council positions in those two as well as several other atolls. The declaration of the final unofficial results starts a two-week clock that allows anyone to file […]

Rep. Katie bats for RMI

Rep. Katie bats for RMI

California Congresswoman Katie Porter is advocating for the Marshall Islands on multiple fronts. She joined with Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raul Grijalva last week in calling on the Biden Administration to appoint a special representative to the Compact talks with a National Security Council mandate, similar to the first Compact negotiations, to address the wide […]

A blast at MIHS

A blast at MIHS

WILMER JOEL Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) stirred up the new school year’s first activity with a smashing start, the school’s welcome party. The welcome party has been a school tradition in welcoming incoming pre-nine, regular nine, transfer students, and new teachers and staff. MIHS Student Body Government Officers, grade level officers from 10th to […]

PII struggles to get FSM payment

PII struggles to get FSM payment

GIFF JOHNSON Pacific International Inc. received a mediation award in its construction dispute with the FSM government over US government-funded road work it did in Chuuk state from 2009-2013. But the FSM refused to pay the mediation award of an initial $2 million on a total $6 million award. More recently, PII received a $9.5 […]

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