Hilary Hosia

Resort hosts big 20th celebration

Resort hosts big 20th celebration

Marshall Islands Resort kicks off its three-day 20th anniversary celebration Thursday August 4 with an opening ceremony from 5:30pm, and Friday and Saturday will see a range of cultural activities on the lagoon side of the hotel, along with canoe races (Friday afternoon) and Iron Man (Kone Jubar) and recycle boat fishing tournament (Saturday afternoon). […]

RMI students struggle with literacy

RMI students struggle with literacy

HILARY HOSIA The Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) report showed fifth and seventh graders in Marshall Islands had the lowest test results among 13 Pacific countries. The report was presented to principals and head teachers from the public school system recently at the International Conference Center. Students in the Marshall Islands and 12 […]

Majuro hosts big health meet

Majuro hosts big health meet

The second Pacific Islands Program Collaboration and Service Integration (PCSI) Conference opened on Monday at the International Conference Center. The conference, hosted by the Ministry of Health, continues through Friday. Supported by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), PCSI is “a mechanism for organizing and blending interrelated health issues, activities, and prevention strategies to facilitate […]

Powering up great sounds

Powering up great sounds

HILARY HOSIA Daniel Kramer should be recognized as the magician of the Marshallese music empire. Why so? Simple: One year. That’s how long it took Daniel to carry out the greatest musical feats in Marshallese history. Last summer, Daniel did the impossible when he reunited the famed Laura Settlers for a performance at Delap Park. […]

Kyle looks to win Prez Cup

Kyle looks to win Prez Cup

Thousands of dollars in prize money and fishing gear, and most importantly bragging rights, are on the line as the Marshalls Billfish Club’s 34th annual July fishing competition kicks off this Friday and continues Saturday. This weekend, which starts with Friday’s national Fisherman’s Day holiday, will see plenty of fishing, thanks to MBC’s many anglers […]

Laura beats Kwajalein

Laura beats Kwajalein

HILARY HOSIA Laura High School’s team was named 37th Constitution Day Debate champions following an intense battle of wits with visiting Kwajalein High School Tuesday at the International Conference Center. The schools argued whether the government should ban the importation and selling of plastic bags, Styrofoam plates and cups. Using real life experience and the […]

Arkansas team meets leaders

Arkansas team meets leaders

HILARY HOSIA Here is more proof basketball is king in the Marshall Islands: when the Arkansas dream team paid a courtesy visit to the President’s Office last week, they were greeted by Acting President Mattlan Zackhras and Ministers Brenson Wase, Alfred Alfred, Jr, Thomas Heine and Kalani Kaneko — former basketball players in their younger […]

Ebeye SDA seniors’ excellent trip

Ebeye SDA seniors’ excellent trip

HILARY HOSIA Turning down a high school trip to Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia is not something eight teens from Ebeye’s Seventh Day Adventist senior class took well. Or so they thought. Traditionally, SDA seniors travel to the FSM capital city as a right of passage before graduation. However, slight changes in their […]