David Kabua

Friendly starts to compact talks

Friendly starts to compact talks

GIFF JOHNSON Nearly three years after the first in-person preliminary discussions were held between the US and the Marshall Islands for a third funding agreement in the Compact, negotiations resumed again this week with a two-day meeting at Kwajalein. The negotiations stalled after these first discussions were held in Pohnpei between President Trump’s Secretary of […]

President Kabua’s personal appeal

President Kabua’s personal appeal

In the midst of a major shift in Cabinet members the past week and countless hours preparing for the Compact negotiations in Kwajalein in the coming days, President David Kabua ensured his message for the graduating class of 2022 was received throughout Marshall Islands. President Kabua personally delivered the message during the College of Marshall […]

New Cabinet members sworn in

New Cabinet members sworn in

Three of the four newly appointed Cabinet ministers were sworn in during a ceremony at the ICC Tuesday morning. Chief Justice of the High Court Carl Ingram with Clerk of Courts Ingrid Kabua officiated at the swearing in. This followed a blessing and then brief remarks from President David Kabua. The President described the Cabinet […]

Michael gets VIP welcome

Michael gets VIP welcome

HILARY HOSIA At the invitation of the Marshall Islands Office of the President, trailblazer Michael Lojkar met President David Kabua and high-level officials last Thursday at the International Conference Center. Michael was recognized for being the first Marshallese to be accepted to attend the US Air Force Academy. The Ebeye teen was accompanied by parents […]

MIMRA’s new coral atlas

MIMRA’s new coral atlas

WILMER JOEL Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA) visited President David Kabua last week to showcase their new book which for the first time details the type of corals we have in our ocean and lagoons. The new book, “Field Guide to the Corals of the Marshall Islands,” was a World Bank-funded project. It was […]

CMI plans new Ebeye campus

CMI plans new Ebeye campus

The College of the Marshall Islands 29th Commencement Exercises at the newly renovated SSG Solomon Sam Basketball Court featured 180 college-level graduates and the awarding of 217 certificates and degrees. President David Kabua and Minister of Education Kitlang Kabua were on hand to congratulate the graduates, along with keynote speaker Broderick Menke. Besides the awarding […]

Pres. Kabua announces national summit

Pres. Kabua announces national summit

WILMER JOEL The annual commemoration of the founding of the RMI Constitution that was established on May 1, 1979 went ahead Monday this week with a parade and speeches, followed by music, games and a canoe race. The Constitution embodies free governance, independence, and democracy that has stood the test of time for 43 years […]

Taiwan to launch climate fund

Taiwan to launch climate fund

President David Kabua and a delegation left the Marshall Islands Monday afternoon on a Taiwan government-chartered flight to Taipei to launch a five-day state visit. The state visit, at the invitation of the Taiwan government, will run through March 25. This is the President’s first state visit to Taiwan since taking office in 2020. Accompanied […]

Beach Lodge opens doors

Beach Lodge opens doors

WILMER JOEL The word luxury was evident at the blessing ceremony and open house last Saturday for the new Beach Lodge Suites in Majuro. Seven of the eight rooms were already reserved for use while one of the rooms was on display and featured quality furniture, utensils, and other room accessories. Father and son duo […]

‘High time’ for ‘dignified solution’

‘High time’ for ‘dignified solution’

WILMER JOEL For nearly 30 years the Marshallese people and government have commemorated March 1 as Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day, an event to remember the horrors, memories, and injustice as a result of 67 nuclear testing by the United States. “Let today not be a time of shaming one another,” said Nitijela Speaker Kenneth Kedi […]

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