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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 […]

Nuclear archive in progress

Nuclear archive in progress

A group of local NGOs and interested individuals is working on preparing a Marshall Islands Digital Archive focused on the effects of nuclear weapons testing. College of the Marshall Islands Nuclear Club, Jo-Jikum, REACH-MI, Alele Museum and photographer Chewy Lin were all present last month for a nuclear legacy digital archive workshop at CMI’s old […]

Mayors name new leadership

Mayors name new leadership

The two top positions in the Marshall Islands Mayors Association changed hands Monday this week at the opening of the group’s annual meeting. Wotje Mayor Joe Hanchor was elected the new president of MIMA at Monday’s opening day of the annual meeting. The election took place after the opening held at the International Conference Center […]