Hiroko Obeketang

School floats delight Majuro

School floats delight Majuro

WILMER JOEL Lutok Kobben Alele culture ceremony last week wouldn’t have been exhilarating without the prodigious float parade with all the Mrs. Wut and Mr. Kapeel from each of the nine high schools in Majuro. Each of these contestants represented the tools and flowers that embody the Marshallese culture. Organizing and taking charge of the […]

Kwajalein ends Lae streak

Kwajalein ends Lae streak

WILMER JOEL For the first time since 2013, someone other than Team Lae won the coveted men’s basketball championship in the Ralik Ratak National Championship tournament completed this past Saturday. The underdog team Kwajalein finally overthrew the seven-year defending champions Lae and ended their winning streak during the Ralik Ratak men’s Championship game at Laura […]

Kwajalein gals light up Laura gym

Kwajalein gals light up Laura gym

EVE BURNS Laura Community Gym was packed Monday night for a women’s basketball showdown between Majuro and newcomers Kwajalein. From honking, to throwing chocolate every time Kwajalein scored, to splashing around water proved how excited the crowd was to see the two teams going up against each other. The crowd was not disappointed as these […]

MIHS dethrones basketball powerhouse

MIHS dethrones basketball powerhouse

GIFF JOHNSONLarge crowds, energetic and loud fans, and hard-fought competition last week was the order of the day at the two high school basketball league championship games.Despite repeated rain delays, the players put on a show — and their fans loved it, shouting, beeping vehicle horns, and banging tins (no sports contest in RMI is […]