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Powering up great sounds

Powering up great sounds

HILARY HOSIA Daniel Kramer should be recognized as the magician of the Marshallese music empire. Why so? Simple: One year. That’s how long it took Daniel to carry out the greatest musical feats in Marshallese history. Last summer, Daniel did the impossible when he reunited the famed Laura Settlers for a performance at Delap Park. […]

Mayors elect Ota Kisino president

Mayors elect Ota Kisino president

ISAAC MARTY “Be a good ‘jellimaan,’” Iroijlaplap Patrick Lein Zedkaia said to the 22 mayors present during the opening of the 25th Annual Conference of the Marshall Islands Mayors Association (MIMA) at the International Conference Center (ICC) Monday. Zedkaia explained that a “jellimaan” is the man in the crow’s nest or lookout point near the […]

MEC completes generator overhaul

MEC completes generator overhaul

The Marshalls Energy Company began long-awaited testing of engine seven at the Majuro power plant late last week. The engine, one of two six-megawatt capacity generators, has been undergoing major rehabilitation for the past two years. Engineers from Australian manufacturing companies arrived over the past few days to check the newly rebuilt engine. MEC officials […]

Food delivered to dry islands

Food delivered to dry islands

Distribution of drought emergency supplemental food to the outer islands starts this week, with the MV Kwajalein being loaded at Uliga Dock for a Thursday departure to 10 atolls and two single islands. A total of 4,747 people living on remote islands will receive supplemental food supplies paid for by the US Agency for International […]

Kyle looks to win Prez Cup

Kyle looks to win Prez Cup

Thousands of dollars in prize money and fishing gear, and most importantly bragging rights, are on the line as the Marshalls Billfish Club’s 34th annual July fishing competition kicks off this Friday and continues Saturday. This weekend, which starts with Friday’s national Fisherman’s Day holiday, will see plenty of fishing, thanks to MBC’s many anglers […]

Gerald sworn in for DC duty

Gerald sworn in for DC duty

Ambassador-designate Gerald Zackios was officially sworn-in Monday as RMI’s ambassador to the United States. The oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Carl Ingram, took place following the recent acceptance of Ambassador-designate’s Agrément by the United States. The nomination of Zackios was approved by the Nitijela during its first Constitutional Regular Session this year. Witnessing […]

Bomb goes off in a Mili-second

Bomb goes off in a Mili-second

ISAAC MARTY Two Japanese sea mines, unexploded ordnance (UXO) dating from World War II, were detonated at Mili Atoll by visiting Golden West Humanitarian Foundation team late last month. RMI Historical Preservation Office (HPO) Grant Manager and Field Technician Steve Titiml said liquid explosives were used to destroy the Japanese sea mines that were found […]

Nursing Leaders descend on Majuro

Nursing Leaders descend on Majuro

ISAAC MARTY Nurses from Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, CNMI, Hawaii, the US Mainland, American Samoa, Japan, and RMI flocked to the International Conference Center in Delap starting Monday for the 38th Annual American Pacific Nursing Leaders Council (APNLC). The week-long conference is hosted by the Marshall Islands Nursing Association and was officially opened […]

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