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Mack takes wrong tack

Mack takes wrong tack

Journal 11/28/1986 P14 Planning commissionFor the first time, a zoning bill has been introduced into the Nitijela that would establish planning commissions to regulate, plan and control development work in the islands. Introduced by President Amata Kabua, the bill would require each local government to set up planning commissions that would regulate all construction and […]

Power ration hurts Jaluit

Power ration hurts Jaluit

Journal 10/11/1985 P3 Tony tabbed to run Pacific unit New Zealander Tony Johns has recently been selected director of the New Zealand government’s Pacific Island Affairs Unit in Wellington. The office was created to work with the minister of Pacific Island Affairs. Johns was a well known figure in the Marshall Islands as the Secretary […]

Aur race too close to call

Aur race too close to call

Although postal absentee ballots will not be counted until Monday September 6, Namu mayoral candidate Bowditch Jiji Mimi Kabua’s lead over incumbent Acting Mayors Waikiki Lakmis virtually ensures that he will be Namu’s new mayor. The still unofficial vote count for all domestic ballots shows Kabua with 505 votes to Lakmis’ 372. According to Acting […]

Science fair a blast

Science fair a blast

The annual Education Week science fair shined again this year at the International Conference Center. With multiple Majuro, Kwajalein, Wotje and Jaluit schools participating in the science fair, it made it more fun for other schools to come and share their knowledge on things they have learned based on science projects. Student showed remarkable talent […]

Newin reaches 105 years

Newin reaches 105 years

Journal 11/15/1983P1 Sun Hotel opens The Marshalls Sun Corporation Hotel and Restaurant began operations this past week with a soft opening. The 35-unit one-story hotel already has six occupants and the restaurant has been presenting an excellent quality Japanese-style fare prepared by chief cook Koichi Oishi and his assistant Shuichi Ishizawa. P9 Chemical plant for […]

Korent Joel rescues trio

Korent Joel rescues trio

Journal 4/26/1983 P2 Food Service runs a major operation While RepMar may be short on cash, one division — the Division of Food Services — has a budget of over a million dollars, according to its Director Saeko Shoniber. Food Services is responsible for the school hot lunch programs, breakfast included, in the Marshall Islands.  […]

MIEPI spearheads key student survey

MIEPI spearheads key student survey

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Islands Epidemiology and Prevention Initiatives (MIEPI) have been spearheading the Rapid High School Survey to determine the percentage of students who have risk factors for development of diseases like diabetes, cancer, chronic lung disease, heart attacks and strokes. The ongoing survey, which started in January this year, is a short questionnaire designed […]

Jaluit BA program takes off

Jaluit BA program takes off

Jaluit Distance Education Center is at it again, this time with the rollout of its Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education (BAEE) program recently. The College of Marshall Islands extension in Jabor, Jaluit is already serving local students with Adult Basic Education and associate degree courses. The BAEE program consists of teachers from the Public […]

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