Wilmer Joel

President Amata Kabua honored

President Amata Kabua honored

The RMI President’s Office sponsored a commemoration event to honor first President and Iroojlaplap Amata Kabua on his birthday Tuesday this week, a national holiday for Presidents’ Day.The ceremony began with an opening prayer by Nitijela Chaplain Rev. Palukne Johnny, followed by the national anthem led by Rita United Church of Christ (UCC) Youth. Remarks […]

RMI repatriation moves ahead

RMI repatriation moves ahead

Deputy Chief Secretary Abacca Anjain-Maddison, Deputy Health Secretary Mailynn Konelios-Lang and Public Health Director Dr. Frank Underwood led a public briefing last Friday about the government’s plan for repatriating Marshallese stranded outside RMI, starting with a group of 27 people scheduled to arrive this Saturday. As repatriation moves into gear, some RMI residents and leaders […]

MIHS celebrates

MIHS celebrates

Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) students had a great Friday last week. There were no classes held and they got to enjoy the outside air and get a lot of exercise. The reason? A celebration of World Food Day, a field day and teacher appreciation were all wrapped up in one big day of events […]

A Covid ‘just in case’

A Covid ‘just in case’

Marshall Islands High School is prepping its students and teachers for online delivery of courses in case the school faces a Covid-19 lockdown situation in the future and is forced to close the campus. Students have been going online at school to get familiar with the online platforms the school will use in the event […]

Students enjoy Culture Week

Students enjoy Culture Week

Schools around the Marshall Islands are celebrating Culture Week in many different ways this week. Local food preparation and meals, weaving, and island wear days typified the programs at many schools, including Majuro Middle School, pictured here.

Live stream concert a hit

Live stream concert a hit

GIFF JOHNSON A live-streamed concert from the Marshall Islands Saturday featured top bands in the Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands star Rosie Delmah joining to uplift spirits of Marshall Islanders devastated by coronavirus in the United States. At Friday’s Nitijela (parliament) session, Foreign Minister Casten Nemra delivered a somber report on the impact of Covid-19 […]

All-Mike fishing hits Majuro

All-Mike fishing hits Majuro

A big turnout of fishing teams is anticipated for this weekend’s 28th Annual Budweiser All Micronesia Fishing Tournament in Majuro.Over 20 teams are confirmed to participate in the Friday-Saturday tournament, September 4-5. “Because of the Covid-19 pandemic and the travel ban, we aren’t able to host any international anglers but we have foreign anglers working domestically […]

WAM gives John second chance

WAM gives John second chance

WILMER JOEL If you think dropping out of school is the end of the line for you, then you should think again. John Aine, 27, was a high school dropout and is living proof that dropping out is not the end of the line. John is currently an instructor at Waan Aelon in Majel (WAM), […]

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