Wilmer Joel

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 […]

Three cheers for Coop’s great grads

Three cheers for Coop’s great grads

WILMER JOEL Twenty-one Majuro Cooperative High School graduates received their diplomas and distinguished awards May 28 during the school’s 11th Graduation Ceremony. The theme for the graduation was Michael Josephson’s “Take Pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey.” As often on […]

MIMRA’s new coral atlas

MIMRA’s new coral atlas

WILMER JOEL Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA) visited President David Kabua last week to showcase their new book which for the first time details the type of corals we have in our ocean and lagoons. The new book, “Field Guide to the Corals of the Marshall Islands,” was a World Bank-funded project. It was […]

CMI’s Solomon court upgrades

CMI’s Solomon court upgrades

As part of its ongoing improvement project for the SSG Solomon Sam Memorial Sports Court at CMI, the college plans to install a new sign honoring the only Marshall Islander to die in the US Armed Forces during a combat mission. The college earlier this month demolished the existing small stage next to the court […]

Tita’s daily Demon Town struggle

Tita’s daily Demon Town struggle

WILMER JOEL In one area of the vulnerable communities in Jenrok that are affected by the escalation of prices in fuel, taxi fares, and food resides a 63-year-old unemployed widow named Tita Gideon Jorlang. She is from Demon Town weto. Originally from the island of Tobal in Aur Atoll, Tita used to live a life […]

Pres. Kabua announces national summit

Pres. Kabua announces national summit

WILMER JOEL The annual commemoration of the founding of the RMI Constitution that was established on May 1, 1979 went ahead Monday this week with a parade and speeches, followed by music, games and a canoe race. The Constitution embodies free governance, independence, and democracy that has stood the test of time for 43 years […]

Climate battles in Majuro

Climate battles in Majuro

WILMER JOEL The two colleges in the country, College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) and the University of the South Pacific (USP), ignited a heated debate last week that was filled with facts and fiery exchanges. As a part of the Climate Change Week activities last Thursday at the Public School System the debate focused […]

Students call for climate issue classes

Students call for climate issue classes

WILMER JOEL The second annual Climate Change Week kicked off its opening ceremony and Career Day at the Public School System Conference Monday amidst spring break for the schools.“The purpose of this one-week event is to teach the youth that Climate Change is not just about sea level rise,” said National Energy Office Ben Wakefield. […]

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 […]

Beach Lodge opens doors

Beach Lodge opens doors

WILMER JOEL The word luxury was evident at the blessing ceremony and open house last Saturday for the new Beach Lodge Suites in Majuro. Seven of the eight rooms were already reserved for use while one of the rooms was on display and featured quality furniture, utensils, and other room accessories. Father and son duo […]

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