GIFF JOHNSON A small fire on an electrical panel in the TB ward Monday caused power to go off for the facility at Majuro hospital. It confirms ongoing power issues that plague Majuro hospital’s electrical system — problems highlighted in an assessment of the electrical system conducted late last month by a US expert. “The […]
Ebeye has seen two Canvasback medical missions this year, while Majuro has two coming up later this month and in July. Canvasback completed the first colonoscopy mission to Ebeye in early April, and followed that up with an ophthalmology (eye) visit from the end of April into early May. Later this month, an orthopedics team […]
A notable graduation gift from Majuro Atoll Local Government is its gift of 64Gb iPhones to the top two students from each high school on Majuro. Majuro Executive Councilwoman Betty Tibon Imaikta delivered the MALGov gift to MCHS valedictorian Lawhanna Joannes Tuesday. Read more about this in the June 7, 2019 edition of the Marshall […]
KELLY LORENNIJ Farms in Laura have successfully collaborated with the College of Micronesia and College of the Marshall Islands for sustainable and commercial cultivation of pineapples. Including the Taiwan Technical Mission and local farmers Jabukja Aikne and Foster Lanwe based in Lomar village of Laura, more than 2,000 pineapple plants have been successfully brought to […]
KELLY LORENNIJ On board UA flight 132 United Airlines flight 132 with 142 passengers onboard was forced to turn around shortly after takeoff from Honolulu International Airport earlier this week when the aircraft’s port-side engine began spewing flames.The engine compression unit caught fire, aborting the Sunday (Hawaii time) Island Hopper destined for Majuro and points […]
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.