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Telling my Pacific story

Telling my Pacific story

A group of 16 — a combination of people working in non-government media and students — participated in a two-week media training in Majuro called “Telling Your Pacific Story.” It featured the involvement of experienced media professionals — Floyd Takeuchi and Dr. Ann Auman — from Hawaii — and Corinne Podger — from Australia who […]

Dance contest a blast

Dance contest a blast

The Power 103.5FM sixth anniversary Dance Competition at Delap Park did exactly what Daniel Kramer said in his speech over the weekend: Connect the community together. “I’m very happy to see that tonight represents what we created Power 103.5 for,” Kramer said towards the end of the grand show. Kramer said one of the many […]

Graduation highlights around RMI

Graduation highlights around RMI

Graduation dominoes keep falling: The end of May it was Majuro Coop School,Assumption and SDA on consecutive days. Then a brief lull before the public schools launched, with Kwajalein Atoll High School Monday, Marshall Islands High School Tuesday and Laura High School Wednesday this week.These events “sandwiched” another set of graduations at Kwajalein Atoll. The […]

Three cheers for Coop’s great grads

Three cheers for Coop’s great grads

WILMER JOEL Twenty-one Majuro Cooperative High School graduates received their diplomas and distinguished awards May 28 during the school’s 11th Graduation Ceremony. The theme for the graduation was Michael Josephson’s “Take Pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey.” As often on […]

World Tuna Day bash in Majuro

World Tuna Day bash in Majuro

KAREN EARNSHAW The Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority hosted a World Tuna Day 2022 celebration in the HQ parking lot on May 14, the second year it has celebrated the big day at its new facilities. The biggest feature of the afternoon was the slicing and dicing of, what else?, tuna, with the competition divisions […]

NRC attacks Eroj rats

NRC attacks Eroj rats

Eroj Island on the north side of Majuro is the focus of a rat eradication initiative by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Commerce. An NRC team descended on the small island earlier this month to launch a battle against invasive rats on the uninhabited island. The work to eradicate rats on Eroj will help […]

Voice of Women Forum launches

Voice of Women Forum launches

A National Women’s Forum started this week Wednesday at the International Conference Center in Majuro. A large turnout of well over 100 people came together for the Ainikien Kora Forum (literally, the Voice of Women Forum). The major focus of the event is to “raise awareness across all key stakeholders and national decision makers about […]

Stars shine in nuclear debut

Stars shine in nuclear debut

WILMER JOEL Stars were born during the first-ever theatrical play on the Marshall Islands nuclear legacy, a new approach to get the public’s attention and commemorate the March 1 Bravo test anniversary. “The Declassified File” was a National Nuclear Commission and Jo-Jikum production involving primary and secondary school casts and crews. The play was based […]

Students shine in debate battle

Students shine in debate battle

Margaret Heffernan once said “For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, and debate.”This was the case for the Public School System and the National Nuclear Commission-hosted debate that ended Education Week on a high note. The day of debates at the ICC saw students engaged in learning, developing ideas, and […]

Fire wrecks canoe center

Fire wrecks canoe center

GIFF JOHNSON Fires have long been the scourge of Majuro and Sunday’s blaze that destroyed the Waan Aelon in Majel (Canoes of the Marshall Islands) two-story offices and workshops proved that point.Firefighting equipment and know-how is rarely able to stop a fire in progress. The best that can be hoped for in Majuro is that […]

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