Alfred Capelle

Gaku left his mark on RMI

Gaku left his mark on RMI

KELLY LORENNIJ Long-time Majuro resident Gaku Hashimoto left for Japan last month, but before the impending departure he had set himself several goals to accomplish including a Japanese-Marshallese phrase book and a song that expresses the importance of the Marshallese culture, language, and ocean. “Ten years is a long time, but for me it went […]

New Marshallese grammar book

New Marshallese grammar book

Alfred Capelle, Chair of the Marshall Islands’ Customary Law and Language Commission, recently presented the new book titled Marshallese Reference Grammar to President Hilda Heine at the President’s Office, and also delivered a copy to Education Minister Wilbur Heine and Public School System Commissioner Evelyn Konou. Capelle co-authors the book along with Byron W. Bender, […]