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Government Ships

Government Ships

 The Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation manages the government ships, which are used for moving people and freight, including copra, around the islands. The Shipping office…

Safety Around Town

Safety Around Town

 Police Majuro Atoll has two police forces: The National Police and the Majuro Atoll Local Government Police (a.k.a. MALGov Police or Local Police). As a…

Candidates for the National Election

Candidates for the National Election

 The RMI National Election will be held on November 16, 2015. It has been designated…

Fish Market

Fish Market

 Fresh fish from the outer islands can be found at the fish market next to…

Taking a Taxi

Taking a Taxi

 The cheapest way to get around town is by hopping in a taxi. A ride…

United Airlines

United Airlines

 United Airlines is the only airline flying to Majuro from the US. Formerly Continental Airlines,…

Nauru Airlines

Nauru Airlines

   Nauru Airlines, formerly called Our Airline, flies once a week from Brisbane. The flight…

Culture View all

Canoe trip ‘out of this world’

Canoe trip ‘out of this world’

 Jacque Spence, Executive Vice President of the Canvasback Medical Missions, and her team recently went sailing on a couple of traditional Marshallese canoes. Her verdict? “Sailing on a Marshallese canoe…

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…

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…

Recreation View all

Canoe trip ‘out of this world’

Canoe trip ‘out of this world’

 Jacque Spence, Executive Vice President of the Canvasback Medical Missions, and her team recently went sailing on a couple of traditional Marshallese canoes. Her verdict?…

Diving: Getting out on the water

Fish or Dive with Wasabi

Diving the wrecks of Bikini

Historic Dive Sites

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

Fish Market

Fish Market

 Fresh fish from the outer islands can be found at the fish market next to Uliga…

Clothing Stores

Hardware

Pharmaceuticals

Shopping for Handicrafts