Jorelik Tibon — sportsman, musician, member of Nitijela, government secretary, and ship pilot — died unexpectedly Tuesday after collapsing at his home in Laura. DANIEL KRAMER* Jorelik Tibon was a legend in Marshallese music. He was the leader of the legendary band Kabo Lal that started in the late 1970’s, which was a singing duo […]
The dark clouds of smoke rising from the fire at the MAWC dumpsite facility last Friday could be seen from miles away around the atoll. The fire started around noon last Friday and was quickly out of control. The National Disaster Management Office and Red Cross responded quickly, and MIPD’s fire truck was on the […]
Block Party gives back HILARY HOSIA The famed Majuro New Year Block Party lived up to its reputation yet again this year as evident by thousands of participants enjoying the contagious festival — even families from Nauru, Pohnpei and Marshallese living abroad flew in for the occasion.
Majuro Atoll Waste Company officially launched its new recycling program Friday in support of the government’s container deposit legislation. President Hilda Heine led a delegation of VIPs to the ceremony that showed off MAWC’s recycling equipment located in a warehouse at the entry to the Batkan landfill. Heine did the honors of cutting the ribbon […]