Etiquette in Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean and has a population of 72,191 people.

The island nation is a unitary parliamentary republic.

The official languages of Marshall Islands are Marshallese and English.

Residents follow Christianity.

The currency of Marshall Islands is the U.S. dollar.

Dining & Visiting Homes Etiquette

Because dining etiquette can vary a great deal in the Marshall Islands, it’s best to follow your host’s lead. Usually, one is shown to their seat by the host, should accept and appreciate food offered, and don’t eat all of the food that is available; be sure you’re sharing.

Other Etiquette

The Marshall Island’s social structure revolves around age. The older one is, the higher one is ranked in society. Younger people should walk behind elders, stay away from being upwind, and not elevate one’s head over the head of another’s.