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March for nuclear justice

March for nuclear justice

HILARY HOSIA Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day kicked off with a “march for justice” led by Marshall Islands President David Kabua, Parliament members and US Embassy Charge d’Affaires Rachael Doherty Monday in Delap. Trailing behind the leaders were hundreds of students and government and non-government entities bearing posters and signs echoing the ongoing pain and memory […]

Recycling success in Majuro

Recycling success in Majuro

GIFF JOHNSON Over 20 million cans and bottles have been recycled since container deposit legislation was adopted by Nitijela two years ago, and implemented by Majuro Atoll Waste Company and the Ministry of Finance. This has injected nearly $800,000 into community recyclers who bring bottles and cans to the MAWC recycling facility in Delap. The […]

Turnout mixed in Majuro

Turnout mixed in Majuro

Voter turnout Monday varied around Majuro. While many of the outer island absentee voting locations showed heavy turnout and long lines, some Majuro regular voting stations saw relatively few voters. The Rita ward voting station at Rita Elementary School was prepared for 1,200 voters, the number registered. To accommodate the anticipated large number of voters, […]

Delap school shut down

Delap school shut down

HILARY HOSIA A Delap landowner nailed shut the door to the Public School System’s kindergarten (Head Start) program located next to Social Security, halting school since Monday. As a result of the lock out, 125 students were prevented from attending school through Wednesday, with no sign of resolution of the problem evident after three days. […]

Wave buoy renewed

Wave buoy renewed

The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) redeployed its wave buoy outside of Majuro last week. Located about a half nautical mile off Delap Point, the yellow wave buoy measures wave height, direction, period, and sea surface temperature in 30 minute intervals. The reinstalled buoy joins the existing PacIOOS network of 13 real-time wave buoys […]

New Year’s blast in Delap

New Year’s blast in Delap

Daniel Kramer’s goal to “make things more exciting” was more than accomplished with the huge New Year’s Eve celebration at Delap Park last weekend, an event that he honchoed. Billed as the Delap Park New Year’s Block Party, it exceeded expectations for great music and entertain, with thousands of Majuro residents flocking to the park […]