Office of Insular Affairs

Type: Organization
Name: Office of Insular Affairs
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Bordallo Addresses Guam’s Civilian Infrastructure at Economic Adjustment Committee Meeting

Guam News - Guam NewsGuam - On Tuesday in Washington, Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo discussed civilian infrastructure needs for the military buildup on Guam.In a release, the Congresswoman says she met with the economic adjustment committee.Bordallo ... [Published Pacific News Center - 12 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Comment on Saipan Mayor’s Office to get a new bucket truck by jun

The Saipan Mayor’s Office has already received its allotted $100,000 for the purchase of heavy equipment and they plan to buy a bucket truck with it, according to Mayor Marian Tudela yesterday.She noted that $510 of the $100,000 was taken for contractual ... [Published Saipan Tribune - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bordallo meets with Esther Kia’aina

(ODMZB) – Guam Delegate Madeleine Z. Bordallo recently met with Assistant Secretary Esther Kia’aina to discuss issues important to Guam and the region.Assistant Secretary Kia’aina was confirmed by the Senate on June 26 to head the Office of Insular Affairs ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

US lawmakers to visit CNMI in August

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives with oversight on insular areas will be on Saipan for at least a day in August to meet with Gov. Eloy S. Inos and others in the CNMI. Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-Saipan) has also invited newly confirmed ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Bordallo Meets with Assistant Secretary Esther Kia’aina

:15Guam News - Guam NewsGuam - Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo met with newly confirmed DOI Assistant Secretary for Insular Affairs Esther Kia'aina Friday in Washington.In a release, Congresswoman Bordallo says she raised a number of ... [Published Pacific News Center - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Firm awarded geothermal exploration contract on Saipan

LAS VEGAS—Maevelle Energy announced last week it has been awarded a contract in joint venture with 4i’s CNMI, LLC and Alexander Drilling of CNMI to begin work assessing geothermal resource potential for Saipan, the largest island of the Commonwealth of ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Commerce to conduct presentations on economic model

(Press Release) — The CNMI Department of Commerce will be hosting a round of public presentations to advise the general public on the final development of the CNMI’s Economic Model.This presentation will provide information as to the development of the ... [Published Marianas Variety - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Alfreda Camacho of the CNMI selected to attend ELDP Cohort

Over 100 applicants from the flagged territories and the Freely Associated States from the insular governments of the Pacific region submitted their applications into the Graduate School USA’s Pacific Islands Training Initiative for a chance to represent ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Inos signs $2.7M funding law for Saipan projects

Gov. Eloy S. Inos signed into local law yesterday a bill appropriating more than $2.717 million in bond funds and associated interests for capital improvement projects on Saipan such as for road paving, buying school buses, hospital bed replacements and ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Senate Confirms Puakela Kia’aina to Interior Post

Esther Puakela Kia’ainaWASHINGTON, D.C. (June 26, 2014) — The U.S. Senate this week confirmed Esther Puakela Kia’aina to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Insular Areas.“Esther will bring considerable expertise to the issues facing the ... [Published Asian American Press - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 5 reports

Secretary Jewell Statement on the Senate Confirmation of Esther Puakela Kia’aina as Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas

06/26/2014WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Esther Puakela Kia’aina to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Insular Areas:“Esther will bring considerable ... [Published US Department of the Interior - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

Land use commission approves wind turbine

GPA happy with decisionTHE Guam Land Use Commission has approved the land rezoning application put forward by the Guam Power Authority for the Cotal wind energy project.GPA confirmed that the commission approved the rezoning of the Cotal wind energy project ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Jun 26 2014]

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Congresswoman Bordallo touted the meeting as an opportunity to "leverage federal and local investments to facilitate solutions to long-standing and systemic challenges with Guam's infrastructure"
Bordallo said she "Esther’s leadership will be critical to addressing these challenges with the federal agencies" and she looks "forward to working with her on issues important to our people.”"
...to meet with Assistant Secretary Kia'aina as she begins her role as the head of the Office of Insular Affairs," said Congresswoman Bordallo. "There are a number of pressing issues affecting the territories, and Esther's leadership will be critical to addressing these challenges with the federal agencies. I look forward to working with her on issues important to our people."
...Maevelle Energy President Justin Mahlmann states, "This project is a tremendous step towards realizing goals of power generation through renewables for the Commonwealth. Helping to deliver affordable power through renewable energy to Saipan is a testament to the strength of our services."

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Bordallo Addresses Guam’s Civilian Infrastructu... [Published Pacific News Center - 12 hours ago]
Comment on Saipan Mayor’s Office to get a new b... [Published Saipan Tribune - 19 hours ago]
Bordallo meets with Esther Kia’aina [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Jul 28 2014]
US lawmakers to visit CNMI in August [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 27 2014]
Bordallo Meets with Assistant Secretary Esther ... [Published Pacific News Center - Jul 26 2014]
Bordallo Meets with Assistant Secretary Esther ... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
All ASG entities seeking CIP funds must now hav... [Published SamoaNews.com - Jul 18 2014]
Governor asks for $3MIL in CIP funds to secure ... [Published SamoaNews.com - Jul 16 2014]
Firm awarded geothermal exploration contract on... [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 13 2014]
Commerce to conduct presentations on economic m... [Published Marianas Variety - Jul 11 2014]
Alfreda Camacho of the CNMI selected to attend ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 10 2014]
Inos signs $2.7M funding law for Saipan projects [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 09 2014]
Geothermal Energy: Maevelle Energy, LLC Awarde... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 09 2014]
Updates from Schatz (June 23-July 1) [Published Hawaii 24/7 - Jul 02 2014]
State of the Commonwealth Address 2014 [Published Saipan Tribune - Jun 30 2014]
Senate Confirms Puakela Kia’aina to Interior Post [Published Asian American Press - Jun 29 2014]
Secretary Jewell Statement on the Senate Confir... [Published US Department of the Interior - Jun 27 2014]
Kia‘aina confirmed to Dept. of Interior [Published The Hawaii Independent - Jun 27 2014]
UPDATE: Esther Kia’aina confirmed as assistant ... [Published Guam Pacific Daily News - Jun 27 2014]
Bordallo: Guam Born Kia'aina Has Proven Track R... [Published Pacific News Center - Jun 26 2014]
Congressman Sablan Congratulates Kia'aina on Co... [Published Pacific News Center - Jun 26 2014]
Land use commission approves wind turbine [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Jun 26 2014]
Cohen: People should decide casino gaming on Sa... [Published Saipan Tribune - Jun 26 2014]
Wind turbine requires rezoning [Published Guam Pacific Daily News - Jun 25 2014]
Salt River Bay: The Magic, History, and Impendi... [Published Ecology Global Network - May 20 2014]
Mayor Flores to run as independent [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 08 2014]
Kalabera Cave development begins [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 30 2014]
CNMI accepts US transfer of mineral rights [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
Groundbreaking for Kalabera Cave improvement se... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
OIA: Governors must enforce findings of ABC report [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
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