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Internet Options

Internet Options

In 2010, Majuro became connected by fiber optic cable to Guam. The corresponding internet service is run by the government entity called the National Telecommunications…

Mail and Freight

Mail and Freight

  Mail: The US Postal Service services RMI as a domestic destination. There are three post offices: The main office is in Uliga opposite RRE…

Phones

Phones

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

Safety Around Town

Safety Around Town

Police Majuro Atoll has two police forces: The National Police and the Majuro Atoll Local…

National Health Issues

National Health Issues

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

Medical Treatment

Medical Treatment

For a small island, the available medical treatment available on Majuro is substantial at Majuro’s…

The Basics: Climate, Language, Population etc

The Basics: Climate, Language, Population etc

Climate: The year-round average daily temperature is 80.4 degrees Fahrenheit. While generally hot, cooling northeast…

Culture View all

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…

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.…

Practical Marshallese

Practical Marshallese

Former WorldTeach volunteer Peter Rudiak-Gould spent a year on Ujae Atoll in the early 2000s and wrote a book of his adventure called Surviving Paradise. A linguist, he also wrote…

Traditional Navigation Chant

The late Lijon Eknilang, a master navigator from Rongelap Atoll, performs a traditional Marshallese navigation chant. To learn more about Marshallese canoes and traditional navigation, visit the Waan Aelon in Majel site.…

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

Marshall Islands Resort

Marshall Islands Resort

The Marshall Islands Resort, locally known as MIR, sits lagoonside in Delap, an easy walk to…

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