Eve Burns

RMI pursues Honolulu air service

RMI pursues Honolulu air service

RMI’s Aviation Task Force briefed two Cabinet Ministers this week on the proposed joint AMI-Nauru Airlines Majuro-to-Honolulu air service in hopes of gaining RMI government backing to launch the service in 2024. The possible Majuro-Honolulu-Majuro route has been discussed for the past two years by the Aviation Task Force, but is getting a new push […]

Women celebrate in Majuro

Women celebrate in Majuro

EVE BURNS The Marshall Islands joined countries around the world in celebrating International Women’s Day, honoring the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day serves as a call to action for gender equality and also highlights the accomplishments of women. The theme for this year was ‘women for prosperity and harmony.’ The […]

COP28 results come to Majuro

COP28 results come to Majuro

“The Republic of the Marshall Islands is facing an unprecedented crisis due to climate change,” reads the opening of a brief about the RMI’s new National Adaption Plan being circulated by the Climate Change Directorate. “Acute threats such as rising sea levels, fluctuating temperatures, and inconsistent rainfall are expected to have profound effects across all […]

Ensuring water keeps flowing

Ensuring water keeps flowing

Back up generators to power fresh and salt water service in Majuro are soon to be installed so that service can continue despite ongoing power outages, the general manager of the water company says. Majuro Water and Sewer Company GM Damian Capelle got out in front of the problem last year by ordering back up […]

Weightlifters star in Solomons

Weightlifters star in Solomons

EVE BURNS Four athletes from the RMI weightlifting team returned home last Friday after medaling in the Pacific Games in Solomon Islands. They left home and their families to train and compete for Marshall Islands, won all 10 of RMI’s Pacific Games medals, but returned to be met with no appreciation at the airport except […]

Chamber memberships spikes in ’23

Chamber memberships spikes in ’23

Majuro Chamber of Commerce achieved a membership milestone this year, with 91 businesses and individuals joining since the beginning of 2023. The surge in membership is a testament to the growing enthusiasm within the private sector, reflecting a collective understanding that fostering the development of the private sector is integral to securing a stable and […]

Navy band rocks Majuro

Navy band rocks Majuro

WILMER JOEL Several schools on Majuro were treated to a mini-concert by the US Navy Pacific Fleet band last week. The College of the Marshall Islands was the third school to be visited by the band. As the band kicked off the event with a dynamic opening, the CMI faculty, staff, and students went berserk. […]

Boot Camp a wrap for 30

Boot Camp a wrap for 30

EVE BURNS After finishing the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), popularly known as Summer Boot Camp, 30 students were awarded certificates Wednesday. The eight-week TVET focuses on automotive, electrical, and welding instruction. The camp is an initiative between the College of the Marshall Islands, the Productivity Center at the National University of Fiji, […]

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