An outbreak of diarrhea on Ebeye could be linked to the high percentage of private and public water catchments that are contaminated with E.coli (human or animal waste) or other forms of contaminants. In response to requests for assistance from authorities on Ebeye, RMI EPA laboratory technician Paul Paul went to Ebeye to conduct numerous […]
Journal 2/12/1982 P2 Kabua moves to new office President Kabua moved into his new lagoon-side office in the Cabinet office building February 11. Most of the ministers had moved in a month ago. The public service already moved into the old building following last summer’s fire which destroyed the downtown administration building. P2 Marshall Islands […]
KAREN EARNSHAW The Marshall Islands Service Corporation (MISCo) sold nearly four tons of food in Ebeye last week, producing smiles all around the tiny Kwajalein island, especially from family cooks.
What happens when you cross Okeanos with Marshall Islands Service Corporation’s local food market? The answer: food market on sail. In an historic first, MISCo and Okeanos teamed up last week with the intention of showcasing a local food market on Ebeye.
Ebeye Public School construction work is moving forward. Backfilling and compacting of the land for building number two is almost complete. Once completed, work on the first floor slab and block work will begin, reported the Kwajalein Atoll Development Authority last week. Form work for the foundations on building number three are almost complete. Pouring […]
Near record high lagoon temperatures coupled with relatively low sea levels are combining to cause coral bleaching in Kwajalein and Majuro. Bleaching of coral along the Ebeye-Gugeegue causeway at Kwajalein Atoll was visible this past week. Lib Island Mayor Kawa Jatios provided photos of exposed corals that are showing signs of bleaching. The coral bleaching […]
Journal 10/16/1981 P2 $24M budget for FY1982 The Nitijela Appropriation bill for FY1982 proposed by Minister of Finance Atjang Paul (Ailinglaplap) shows an anticipated $24.7 million for the fiscal year beginning October 14. Revenue comes from four sources: local revenues, US grant general funds, special US agency grants, and foreign aid from Japan. Paul commended […]
A donation of 260 chairs, 112 school desks, four tables and boxes of books arrived Ebeye late last month from New Zealand.
Several small — but important — improvement projects are ready to take off in Ebeye. Kwajalein Atoll Development Authority (KADA) Director Carl Hacker reports that JEMFAC has agreed to move ahead with establishing the Mid-Corridor Housing Project Management Office, which will focus on efforts to design and fund the proposed $27 million project to replace […]
Chief Justice Carl Ingram and the Pacific Judicial Strengthening Initiative (PJSI) hosted a local Access to Justice Workshop in Majuro, Marshall Islands last week. The Workshop was well attended by fifty members of the community, prosecutors, defenders and members of the bar together with the judges and court staff from the High, District and Traditional […]