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Golden Girl Mattie Sasser

Golden Girl Mattie Sasser

Mattie’s Pacific Games weightlifting win: Three golds!   December, 2017: On the first day of the Pacifi Mini Games weightlifting competition, Marshall Islands’ weightlifter Mattie Sasser dominated the women’s 63kg category, setting five Oceania and five Pacific Games records on her way to three gold medals — the maximum possible gold medals for a weightlifter to Read More

 
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Journal Wins Movie Award

Journal Wins Movie Award

A Marshall Islands Journal movie was included in the main attraction at the latest Jambo Arts exhibition was the Marshallese Be Like Film Festival, organized by local film producer Jack Niedenthal. The festival featured 11 locally-made short videos at the Jitak En Likatu Bar in Delap. Of these, Chewy Lin won Best of Festival Award Read More

 
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Marshall Islands Fixer

Marshall Islands Fixer

If you’re a journalist, consultant, or tourist and would like a fixer (facilitator) for the time you are in the Marshall Islands capital, Majuro, I’m your person! A journalist, photographer, and graphic designer, I have worked in Majuro since 1998 and am a Marshallese citizen. In recent years, I have worked with a number of Read More

 
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Ministries Name Change

Ministries Name Change

October, 2017: Parliament recently changed the names of all the Ministries of the RMI, mainly adding more words to encompass more topics. If you missed the memo on this, for your reading pleasure today is the update on the Ministries and the Ministers. Ministry in Assistance and Environment: David Paul. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Read More

 
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Razz Rocks on Bikini

Razz Rocks on Bikini

In May of 2016, almost exactly 70 years after Operation Crossroads detonated an atom bomb over its lagoon, a film crew from Natural History New Zealand, Stanford University researchers, and a traveling electric violinist stepped onto the radioactive shores of Bikini Atoll. The team went to examine the long term fallout from the twenty three Read More

 
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Amelia Earhart in the Marshall Islands

Amelia Earhart in the Marshall Islands

A photograph found by former US Treasury Agent Les Kinney in the US national archives that gave new credence to a popular theory about the disappearance of pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart has now been found to have been taken two years earlier, in 1935, and published in a book in 1936. Regardless of this, many Read More

 
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Multi-Grain Bread

Multi-Grain Bread

    Multi-Grain Bread Print Recipe Everyone loves this bread, mainly because of the extra texture and taste provided by the variety of grains. I have given measurements for the seeds, but in reality I just use my mood to determine the amounts. Servings Prep Time 2 loaves 20 minutes Cook Time Passive Time 30 Read More

 
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Wotje, Rongelap, Maloelap Updated

Lanny and Ginger on the catamaran SwiftSure have just spent a few months enjoying cruising the Marshall Islands. And while they were enjoying meeting the people and enjoying the lagoons and walks, they took lots of photos. Not only that, but they were willing to share some of their best images on this site. So, Read More

 
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BOMI in the Outer Islands

BOMI in the Outer Islands

The Bank of Marshall Islands (BOMI) has its Mobile Banking Services team on the MV Kwajalein that left Majuro on January 20, 2017. The Kwajalein is scheduled to visit Aur, Maloelap, Wotje, Ailuk, Utrik, Mejit, Likiep and then return to Majuro. The BOMI mobile services include: Deposits and Withdrawals; Processing of Micro Loans; Mobile Banking; Collections; Money Gram Service; Handling of Read More

 
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A Day Out to Laura Beach

A Day Out to Laura Beach

Take the tour! Join me with a group of cruisers and their friends as we ride in a commuter van and a pick-up truck on a land voyage to Laura. We were 15 in total and stopped in some quite surprising places… Tobolar: The copra processing plant   It’s the smell that you really notice Read More

 
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