Hilary Hosia

RMI builds Covid-19 defense

RMI builds Covid-19 defense

HILARY HOSIA For the first time in a long time, spiritual leaders from various faiths in Majuro congregated under one roof at the Marshall Islands Resort last Friday to discuss Covid-19. Culture and Internal Affairs Minister Jemi Nashion and Health and Human Services Minister Bruce Bilimon conducted the high-level dialogue. “We’ve informed our members to […]

Enewetak: In touch again

Enewetak: In touch again

HILARY HOSIA After two years of zero Internet connectivity, the people of Enewetak finally made contact with families and friends in the outside world through social media following restoration of the island’s Internet this past Sunday. According to the local council, Internet has been down since July 2018. Enewetak is the most northwestern atoll in […]

RMI: Not time for travel

RMI: Not time for travel

“Stay where you are — refrain from traveling to the RMI,” was Health Secretary Jack Niedenthal’s message to people thinking of traveling to the Marshall Islands. He and other health officials spoke to the public about the coronavirus COVID-19 during a media conference in Majuro Wednesday March 11. Majuro hospital chief of staff Dr. Robert […]

MIHS students get work exposure

MIHS students get work exposure

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Islands High School student interns are probably the government’s and its state owned enterprises’ greatest asset this past month following the beginning of the school’s practicum program that placed hundreds of students in various government offices. This week, we encountered two hardworking lads from MIHS 12B who have been tasked by the […]

Solar-to-grid for Ebeye

Solar-to-grid for Ebeye

HILARY HOSIA The long-awaited Solar Electricity Generation System on Ebeye has finally launched installation following a groundbreaking ceremony at the Ebeye Power Plant last Wednesday. The system is the brainchild of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the RMI National Energy Office under the Office of Environment. The solar system will reduce power costs […]

Lib: Safe passage a priority

Lib: Safe passage a priority

HILARY HOSIA President David Kabua assured the people of Lib Island that his government would prioritize working on the ocean passage during the inauguration of the Lib local government last Sunday. Kabua and his delegation witnessed firsthand the difficulty of navigating in and out of the pass upon arrival at the island following a two […]

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