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Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Market

On the first and third Saturday of each month, farmers from Laura bring one or two truckloads of fresh produce to town. The sale starts at 10am on the basketball court in front of the College of the Marshall Islands, but its best to get there at least half an hour in advance or suffer Read More

 
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Food Stores

Food Stores

  The two largest fresh produce and general food outlets in Majuro are Island Pride Supermarket, next to the capital building in Delap, and Payless Supermarket in Uliga south of the Court House. Both stores have produce flown in weekly and shipped in either monthly or twice a month. If the fresh produce shelves are Read More

 
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Fish Market

Fish Market

Fresh fish from the outer islands can be found at the fish market next to Uliga Dock. Shopping at the market is win-win for you (delicious fish) and for the people on the outer islands (hard to come by dollars). The facility was built with funds from Japan and was completed in 2011. It is operated Read More

 
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Clothing Stores

Clothing Stores

Quality western clothing is hard to come by in Majuro, but the basics, such as T-shirts, shorts, skirts and tops, can be found in multiple places, such as. Li’l Party Favors opposite the Bank of Marshall Islands in Uliga, DAR on the oceanside road in Uliga, Division 7-12 on the main road in Uliga, EZ Price Mart in Read More

 
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Hardware

Hardware

Do It Best: In Delap, opposite the Marshall Islands Resort. The manager is Larry Hernandez (email: doitbestlarry@gmail.com). Ace Hardware: Underneath the RRE Hotel and managed by Yuichi Yamaguchi (facebook: https://www.facebook.com/majuro.acehardware). MJCC: Next to Good Earth near the telecommunications office. Formosa Hardware: In Delap, west of Island Pride. True Value: In Delap, across from PII (see Read More

 
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Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceuticals

Payless and Island Pride Supermarkets both carry a healthy range of non-prescription medicines and simple medical supplies, including supplements. For prescription drugs there are three main choices: Medi-Source located opposite the front entrance of the hospital and owned and run by Sandy Alfred; the private Majuro Clinic with Dr. Alex Pinano at the helm; and Read More

 
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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 a poor education system, the traditional skill of handicraft weaving is providing many local families with an opportunity to survive in modern times. Marshallese handicrafts are Read More

 
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Office Supplies

Office Supplies

The biggest office supplies stores are CopyMasters, found opposite the Marshall Islands Resort in Delap, and Office Mart, in Small Island, but The Tourist Trap (between Island Pride and the Marshall Islands Resort), and EZ Price Mart (Uliga) also carry paper and pens, etc, as do the big supermarkets. For computer equipment, the best bet is Randy Sylvester’s Read More

 
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Shopping Tips

Shopping Tips

Despite the fact that just about everything you buy in Majuro is either shipped or flown in from either the US, Asia (particularly Taiwan or China), Australia or New Zealand, you will find that the prices of most goods are relatively competitive with ‘mainland’ prices. There are highs and lows, though. For example, one of the best food Read More