Fact File View all

Schools in the Marshalls

Schools in the Marshalls

Unearthing information about the school system in the Marshall Islands can prove to be a challenge. The following information was culled from a document titled…

Education Statistics

Education Statistics

The following statistics are from the 2011 census: * The level of educational attainment of Marshallese people is still not good as 28.6 percent of…

WorldTeach Volunteers

WorldTeach Volunteers

The American organization WorldTeach* has been sending volunteer teachers to the Marshall Islands since 2002.…

Majuro Cooperative School

Majuro Cooperative School

Majuro Cooperative School is a private, secular school educating students in grades pre-K through 12th. The school’s…

Internet Options

Internet Options

In 2010, Majuro became connected by fiber optic cable to Guam. The corresponding internet service…

Mail and Freight

Mail and Freight

  Mail: The US Postal Service services RMI as a domestic destination. There are three…

Phones

Phones

Phone communication in the Marshalls is solely looked after by the government entity called the…

Culture View all

The Acronym Jungle

The Acronym Jungle

While you were away, the MIJ reported that MEC had a power outage, MWSC upped the water days to seven, MISSA won a case in court, water flooded the ECC,…

Jaki-ed Revival Program

Jaki-ed Revival Program

  By KAREN EARNSHAW Happy Hands: This name of one of Majuro’s successful handicraft stores describes beautifully the weavers of the Marshalls Islands. To be a skilled weaver is to…

Shopping for Handicrafts

Shopping for Handicrafts

  By SUZANNE CHUTARO In a country where the unemployment rate for women is high as 70 percent and a majority of the adult population have few skills due to…

Language Introduction

Language Introduction

  After living in the Marshalls off and on for 15 years, the number of Marshallese words and phrases I know and use are pathetically few. ‘Hello’, ‘how are you?’,’…

Canoes of the Marshalls

Canoes of the Marshalls

Waan Aelõñ in Majel (Canoes of the Marshall Islands) is based in Delap, just west of the Marshall Islands Resort. The grassroots non-profit, non-government organization known as WAM trains Marshall…

Recreation View all

Diving: Getting out on the water

Diving: Getting out on the water

  Despite the fact that Majuro is the country’s largest population center, with about 35,000 residents, the waters are remarkably clear and rich in sea…

Diving the wrecks of Bikini

Charter the Fishing Boat Wasabi

Historic Dive Sites

Dive Permit

Hotels & Restaurants View all

Health Issues View all

National Health Issues

National Health Issues

Population: 53,158 (2011 census) Life Expectancy: 72.03 years (2012 data) Life Expectancy male: 69.92 years (2012…

Medical Treatment

Finance View all

Finance and Money Movers

Finance and Money Movers

Credit cards: Only the larger hotels, restaurants and stores accept credit cards. Foreign exchange: Before exchanging…

Banks

Accommodation View all

Kidenen Island

Kidenen Island

By SUZANNE CHUTARO Just 12 miles from downtown Majuro is a little island known to the…

Eneko Island

Marshall Islands Resort

Arno Bed & Breakfast

RRE Hotel

Shopping View all

Where to Shop for Food

Where to Shop for Food

  The two largest fresh produce and general food outlets in Majuro are Island Pride Supermarket,…

Shopping Tips