Marshall Islands

Deaf kids get hearing aid

Deaf kids get hearing aid

KELLY LORENNIJ The Marshall Islands Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program conducted screening and follow up surgeries for babies and young children on Ebeye and Majuro the past two weeks. EHDI, with the aid of University of Hawaii managing the program grant, brought in a team of specialists to continue their ongoing hearing intervention […]

United aborts Majuro flight after engine fire

United aborts Majuro flight after engine fire

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 […]

Trump meets FAS ‘family’

Trump meets FAS ‘family’

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 […]

US government sued for billions

US government sued for billions

Journal 11/20/1981 P1 US government sued for $6 billion The Marshall Islands Atomic Testing Litigation Project (MIATLP) filed lawsuits against the US government in September asking $6 billion in compensation for damage to 15 atolls and islands, according to Bob Cowan, one of the attorneys here on a visit to the Majuro office. P5 Leaking […]

RMI athletes grab early Games medals

RMI athletes grab early Games medals

Marshall Islands athletes got off to a good start earlier this week at the Micronesian Games in Yap, picking up medals in several sports. Perhaps the most remarkable medal winner is Mr. Gold himself, Waylon Muller, who at the tender age of 44, bulldogged his way to yet another gold in Yap. Waylon has won […]

Citizenships for sale in HK

Citizenships for sale in HK

Journal 7/10/1981 P1 Floating bar coming The Nauru Local Government Council (NLGC) is planning to build a floating bar in Majuro, according to the June 10 issue of The Nauru Post. Namura Shipyard Company of Osaka is being contracted by the NLGC to fabricate an elaborate floating steel structure which will be knocked down into […]

Navigators creating, sharing art

Navigators creating, sharing art

KELLY LORENNIJ “Ettonaak,” CMI’s literary magazine, started off the new semester with a reading for its second issue, which comprised 11 poems and one short story. In addition to an open mic section, the reading featured writers who contributed to the first and second issues. The magazine, a product of the Liberal Arts Department at […]

Happy Hour Beer only 60¢

Happy Hour Beer only 60¢

Journal 1/23/1981 P1 Airport water catchment completed The $3.3 million expansion and improvement of the Majuro water system — catchments and reservoirs at the airport — was officially completed January 22. Secretary of Public Works Charles Domnick accepted the project for the government. P6 Mili dispensary has drug shortages With a population of just under […]

Forum targets government action

Forum targets government action

HILARY HOSIA The first Government Employee Forum took place Monday at the International Conference Center with President Hilda Heine, Public Service Commission Chairman Donald Capelle, Chief Secretary Benjamin Graham and Auditor General Junior Patrick speaking and engaging with employees in question and answer sessions. Deputy Chief Secretary Abacca Anjain-Maddison emceed the event, which featured the […]