GIFF JOHNSON President Hilda Heine joined with Palau and Federated States of Micronesia presidents in a historic meeting with President Donald Trump Wednesday (Majuro date) at the White House — the first time the three presidents from the freely associated states have met an American president as a group. In lead up meetings with Interior […]
The 40th anniversary of constitutional government in the Marshall Islands generated an energetic and colorful parade on Amata Kabua Boulevard and a huge turnout at Delap Park for a day of festivities Wednesday this week. Read more about this in the May 3, 2019 edition of the Marshall Islands Journal.
KELLY LORENNIJ Namdik Atoll has shipped over 100 bottles of virgin coconut oil for this year’s One Island One Product exhibit in Majuro during the Constitution Day festivities. However, the atoll is more than its products, as it has been known for its use of local canoe transport for copra gathering as well a coconut […]
Rev. Enja Enos was accorded a state funeral at Nitijela shortly after his remains returned to Majuro on Thursday’s United Airlines flight. Enos died last month on the Big Island of Hawaii from cancer. He was 74. Enos was the President of the United Church of Christ in the Marshall Islands and chaplain for Nitijela. […]
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.
Journal 11/13/1981 P10 High interest in Maloelap election Interest is increasing in the Maloelap November 30 special Nitijela election. Voter registration is up from 477 in 1979 to 710. Only about 300 of those voters will be casting ballots on Maloelap; the rest will be voting absentee. The candidates are: M. Biram Stege, Illiam Tartios, […]
Matson’s new vessel Kamokuiki made its first voyage to Kwajalein and Ebeye Sunday and Monday. It arrived in Majuro Tuesday, delivering dozens of containers for local businesses and government. The Kamokuiki, which translates as “small island,” is providing direct service from the US west coast and Hawaii to the RMI.
Near record high lagoon temperatures coupled with relatively low sea levels are combining to cause coral bleaching in Kwajalein and Majuro. Bleaching of coral along the Ebeye-Gugeegue causeway at Kwajalein Atoll was visible this past week. Lib Island Mayor Kawa Jatios provided photos of exposed corals that are showing signs of bleaching. The coral bleaching […]
Port Majuro has been packed with fish carrier vessels and purse seiners engaged in transshipment activity. A total of 14 carrier vessels were counted in Majuro lagoon over the weekend.
Team Lae men continued their reign as the top team in the RMI with their fifth consecutive championship in the BOMI 18th Ralik Ratak Shootout Basketball Tournament that wrapped up Saturday in Majuro.