Eve Burns

Farmers are newly mobile

Farmers are newly mobile

Laura farmers received gifts from Taiwan that will always be remembered. A total of 90 bicycles were given to Laura Farmers Association, Taiwan Technical Farm and Marshall Islands Organic Farmers Association. The bikes were donated by Taiwan and distributed by Natural Resources and Commerce, supervised by NRC staff Risa Kabua and Randon Jack. Laura resident […]

Japan aids DES transport

Japan aids DES transport

There is no better way to end the fiscal year than with a new school bus. Delap Elementary School (DES) Principal Loretta Case and Vice Principal David Robert were present last week for a signing ceremony of a grant for a new bus at Japan Embassy. The ceremony was short and straight to the point. […]

SSG Sam’s family honored

SSG Sam’s family honored

Kosraen soldiers stationed in Fort Hood, Texas started a softball tournament in 2018 to honor soldiers who have died from the Micronesia region, including RMI, and to bring pride to the loved ones left behind. The fourth annual Island Warriors Memorial softball tournament is happening the July 4 weekend in Killeen, Texas. In addition to […]

Daughter takes on father’s spirit

Daughter takes on father’s spirit

“I solemnly pledge to dedicate my life to the service of humanity. The health and well-being of my patient will be my first consideration.” Surrounded by Health Minister Bruce Bilimon, Majuro hospital doctors and staff, and family, Dr. Ethel Briand, the daughter of late Dr. Kennar Briand, read out the Hippocratic oath, becoming the youngest […]

WUTMI opens Ebeye program

WUTMI opens Ebeye program

Women United Together Marshall Islands (WUTMI) officially launched its new support service for women in Ebeye earlier this week. The support service is called Weto In Mour (A Place of Life): Violence Against Women and Girls Support Service. It is based in Majuro and now also operates in Ebeye. “The women and children survivors of […]

Ebeye celebrates Ribuuk Meto

Ebeye celebrates Ribuuk Meto

Ribuuk Meto received a wild welcome party at Ebeye dock. The first event of Kwajalein Day was the christening of Ribuuk Meto, making its maiden voyage from Majuro to Kwajalein. This christening was unlike Majuro’s, which was, for lack of a better word, dull. Kwajalein folk really topped the bar on celebrating. Women were all […]

Exciting day for Kwajalein

Exciting day for Kwajalein

Kwajalein’s 77th Memorial Day was a hit. The day started with a parade with the Kwajalein High School marching band playing from the Ebeye dock. The policed marched along with all the officials. Kwajalein High School band did a great job kicking up excitement. The motto for this year’s event was “Akbel jen wa,” which […]

President Kabua’s to-do list

President Kabua’s to-do list

GIFF JOHNSON President David Kabua delivered a state of the nation address at Monday’s Nitijela opening ceremony, issuing a straightforward call for improvements in many areas of government operations.As is customary with ceremonial openings that do not involve the drama of an election, the chamber gallery evidenced many empty seats, save for the church singing […]

‘Buhly’ wear making its mark

‘Buhly’ wear making its mark

EVE BURNSTalented Marshallese clothing designer Kimberly Matthew is famously known for her work on Buhly wear. Her label reflects a Marshallese pronunciation of the second part of her name (Berly to Buhly).She designs and sews clothes that Marshallese girls all over have gone crazy for.She was born and raised here in the Majuro, attending Majuro […]

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