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Meram welcomed in Majuro, Ebeye

Meram welcomed in Majuro, Ebeye

WILMER JOEL and HILARY HOSIA A new chapter is unfolding for Marshalls Energy Company (MEC) with the arrival of its fuel tanker Meram. The word “meram” means light in Marshallese. This fuel tanker alone can store 160,000 gallons of fuel and is capable of delivering to multiple islands. MEC hosted a christening ceremony for this […]

MIHS gym opening celebrated

MIHS gym opening celebrated

WILMER JOEL After more than two years of closure and no sign of redemption, Marshall Islands High School’s (MIHS) newly renovated gymnasium was finally re-opened during a blessing ceremony late last month at the school compound. The school gymnasium has been a landmark for memorable basketball games, iconic teams, and numerous graduations since MIHS’ founding […]

Majuro Day showcases Micro Games area

Majuro Day showcases Micro Games area

WILMER JOEL The most anticipated playing ground for the upcoming Micronesian Games in 2023 at Jenrok was opened early to the public last week in honor of Majuro’s 78th Liberation Day closing ceremony under the theme “Ãmen Akā Eo” (reap what you sow), a two day event from Friday to Saturday. A line up of […]

MALGov celebrates new court

MALGov celebrates new court

Majuro Atoll Local Government joined with Assumption Schools, the Taiwan Embassy and numerous others to bless and open the new sports court next to the Uliga school Tuesday afternoon. The covered basketball/volleyball court was funded jointly by Taiwan and MALGov. It was a two-part event: opening of the new court and a soft opening for […]

Ronnie’s marlin wins All-Mike

Ronnie’s marlin wins All-Mike

Plenty of fish, but no seriously large ones, highlighted the 29th Annual All Micronesia Fishing Tournament in Majuro hosted by the Marshalls Billfish Club last weekend. Team Kirtake Captain Ronnie Reimers won the marlin contest and $4,000 with a 194lb marlin. Interestingly, two categories of fish had anglers tied for the top prizes, while Team […]

Fishermen line up for shots

Fishermen line up for shots

Last Friday’s resumption of Covid-19 vaccines for tuna boat fishermen “went smooth as planned,” according to MIMRA. The fisheries authority together with Ministry of Health and Human Services and the Ports Authority organized the re-start of the vaccine program for fishermen that was started in June, and then paused so public health teams could concentrate […]

RMI’s Covid-free status ends

RMI’s Covid-free status ends

First Lady Ginger Kabua (third from right) with mother Dolores Shoniber (in wheelchair) and niece Natalie Shoniber were the first to get off Saturday’s United Airlines flight at Kwajalein as the first group of repatriated Marshallese arrived. Photo: RMI Liaison Office. Last week’s first-ever Covid-positive case in quarantine at Kwajalein and the arrival of the […]

Burglaries worry police

Burglaries worry police

Journal 8/26/1983 P3 Workshop finished A workshop to deal with the developing problem of juvenile delinquency ended August 24 at the court house here. Saipan-based juvenile specialist Ted Glenn went through explanations regarding report filing, handling cases in four and methods of interviewing nine local residents who participated in the workshop. Those local residents are: […]

USAG-KA hosts first RMI returnees

USAG-KA hosts first RMI returnees

HILARY HOSIA The first Marshallese to re-enter RMI during the lockdown was released Tuesday to the general public following 21 days of strict quarantine at the US Army Garrison – Kwajalein Atoll. Immediately after his release, longtime USAG-KA employee Joe Rubon met with US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral, Col. Jeremy Bartel, Kwajalein Mayor Hirata Kabua, Kwajalein […]

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