A day of sport and fun for Honiara mothers

Green Beret Netball team were crowned the Paoa FM Super 8 Knockout competition champions at SMI ground last Saturday. They walked away with $3000 cash and trophy after winning the final match against NGB’s in a 20-15 contest. It was a happy day for all mothers who took part in the event, organised specifically to…

New church building dedicated on Sigana

A new church building was consecrated and dedicated to the names of Saints Philip and James at Sigana Island, Riusapa District on the 30th April 2015 by Rt. Rev- Richard Naramana, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Isabel. The consecration and opening of the new church building coincides with a celebration the next day 1st…

Woman MP hits back at PAP

Temotu Vatud MP Freda Tuki Soriacomua has hit back at the People’s Alliance Party (PAP) president Sir Nathaniel Waena over accusations that she was an arrogant party-hopper. Soriacomua contested and won last year’s election under PAP ticket. But she said she’s now resigned from PAP and now a Kandere Party member. She explained there’s nothing…

PS denies influence mineral board meet

Mines Permanent Secretary Jeffery Kauha has denied claims he delayed the Mines and Minerals Board meeting two weeks ago. Instead, he said the meeting has been convened but was not attended by the AG Chambers on one occasion and the Director was sick on the next. “It is the board that decides, not me. It’s…

Plight of diabetic patients

Two diabetic patients who are told to discharge from the National Referral Hospital have been without food supply for at least nine days. Rexford Okota, 73, and Nelson Mwaki, 38, were told to move out of the National Referral Hospital on the 27th of April last month but they refused to leave because life back…

Hou wants his pay Taxed

Small Malaita MP Rick Hou has written to the Clerk to Parliament to deduct tax from his salary. In a letter to the Clerk, which the Sunday Star obtained, Hou said he took the decision to go in line with his recent comments in parliament, calling for a review of the tax-free salary award made…

Cake & Fashion honours mothers

CAKE & Fashion Company Ltd on Saturday night celebrated mothers day as part of acknowledging its female customers. The celebration took place at the company’s head office, Mbokona, Central Honiara. During the celebration a draw was held for all the customers to win a mothers day cake. Three lucky mothers namely; Alicia Kenilorea, Cathy Sevese…

Life skills training for women

A FIVE days life skills training for women and girls organised by Green Tourism Solomon Islands Ltd starts this morning at Halavo village  in Ngella,Central Island Province. Managing Director of Green Tourism Solomon Island Ltd, Michael Tokuru told Solomon Star yesterday. The life skills training was made possible by the South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO)…

Parish celebrates feast day

Parishioners of Tangarare in west Guadalcanal joyfully celebrated the feast day of Saint Joseph the worker at Tangarare Chapel on Saturday 2nd May. The celebration was officiated by the Parish Priest of Tangarare Fr.HermanTige and assisted by Fr. Iuvens Rapasia. Fr. Herman Tige in his homily highlighted the day as an important day for all…

Panatina Creek benefits from REP

Lower Panatina Creek in East Honiara will soon benefit from a newly built Jacobs ladder which is currently in construction process. The project started last month and will be completed any time this week.  The project is being funded by the World Bank and it is coordinated by the Rapid Employment Program initiated the by…