Maps Showing Palau's Location in the Western Pacific Ocean (image) National Science Foundation Share Print E-Mail Caption Where is Palau? The island nation is located in the western Pacific Ocean. Credit NOAA Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.