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Transport from the Airport

Transport from the Airport

How to catch a ride to town   Go ahead and share!…

Canvasback Medical Missions

Canvasback Medical Missions

The 501(c)(3) non-profit Canvasback Missions, founded by Jamie and Jacque Spence, brings teams of volunteer doctors and other medical professionals to the Marshall Islands annually,…

Copra Processing Plant

Copra Processing Plant

It’s a hot, tiring job, but the making of copra is one of the few…

Schools in the Marshalls

Schools in the Marshalls

Unearthing information about the school system in the Marshall Islands can prove to be a…

Education Statistics

Education Statistics

The following education statistics are from the 2011 census: * The level of educational attainment…

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…

Cruising View all

Enemanet Moorings

Moorings at Enemanet

Moorings at Enemanet. Photo: Karen Earnshaw

Seal in an MBYC race

Yacht Seal in an MBYC race

The yacht Seal racing on Majuro lagoon. Photo: MBYC

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…

Mini English-Marshallese Dictionary

Mini English-Marshallese Dictionary

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.…

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?’,’…

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…

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 life…

Fish or Dive with Wasabi

Diving the wrecks of Bikini

Historic Dive Sites

Dive Permit

Hotels & Restaurants View all

Communication View all

Internet Options

Internet Options

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

Mail and Freight

Phones

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

Outer Islands View all

Meaning of Atoll Names

Meaning of Atoll Names

The English spelling of the word ‘marshall’ (as opposed to the American spelling of one ‘l’)…

Arno Atoll

Shopping View all

Clothing Stores

Clothing Stores

Quality western clothing is hard to come by in Majuro, but the basics, such as T-shirts,…

Hardware

Pharmaceuticals

Shopping for Handicrafts

Office Supplies