Panpipe groups told to share knowledge

THE Minister for Culture and Tourism, Bartholomew Parapolo says local panpipe groups must teach younger generations of the skills and knowledge about the panpipes sounds. He was speaking at the closing of the week-long Nat Pan Fest last weekend. “I would like to encourage you to continue embracing your cultural skills and to share the…

Unfinished road works

Dear Editor – It was good to see the rapid repair works of the city’s highway in Honiara prior to the RAMSI’s farewell celebration last week. Contractors have been working flat out even during the night to fix the roads and patch up the pot holes. Some contractors are continuing with their work but there…

A letter of response

Dear Editor – In this article I wish to refer to the answer to my letter to the editor by the Minister of the Ministry of Public Service. My article appeared on the Solomon Star on Thursday 15th June 2017. First of all, I wish to point out that I did not retire from the…

Queens young leaders award

Dear Editor – Radio New Zealand International this morning, 4 July 2017 (yesterday), reported that four Pacific women have been given Queen____s Young Leader awards for their work dealing with social issues in their countries. Acknowledged for her community work was Solomon Islander, Karrie Jionisi, who helps unemployed girls and single mothers to learn new…

Warriors overcome Hornets

A goal each from strikers Anald Rhodi and Davidson Tome was enough for Honiara Warriors to secure top position in Group B of the Solomon Cup currently underway in Honiara. The Eddie Marahare coached side sized three maximum points over Guadalcanal Hornets following their 2-0 victory in the final match of day 7 of the…

Malaita speaker welcomes Fijians

The speaker for Malaita provincial government, Titus Fika has welcomed the five Fijian rugby players who arrive in Honiara over the weekend to feature the Independence Day Rugby Sevens competition. The five Fijians are Solomon Islands descendants are here to play with their home team, Malaita in Solomons Sevens Open Tournament to be held in…

Kuvojo hold Arrows

LAURU Kuvojo secured a point against high flying Temotu Arrows in the Solomon Cup Group A encounter, Tuesday at Lawson Tama. Kuvojo coach Eddie Rukumana said he was pleased with the result. “I think it’s a fair result, we were aiming for a win but unfortunately we came out with a draw. “I accept the…

“They will join us after S-cup’

NATIONAL team coach Felipe Vega-Arango told Star Sports players called up to join the national side will start training after the Solomon Cup. The Spaniard hand pick Malaita Eagles duo Clifton Aumae, Andrew Raragia, Central Shield forward Kennedy Watemae and Martin Rence of Western Turtles. Speaking to Star Sports on Tuesday, Vega-Arango said player’s commitment…

Security beefed up

THE Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the Solomon Cup Eddie Omokirio says security will be intense during the Solomon Cup tournament to ensure everything is running smoothly. “For security purposes, our police will be involved to help out in security to give comfort and assurance in public,’’ Omokirio told local media on…