US to commemorate Guadalcanal Landing Day

The United States of America and Solomon Islands will commemorate the 73nd anniversary of the landing of the U.S. Marines and the Battle of Guadalcanal on August 7, 1942. U.S. Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu, Walter North, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Operations Officer Colonel Michael Gann, U.S. Coast Guard Activities Far…

Fiu bridge to undergo reconstruction

The reconstruction of the Fiu bridge in Central kwara’ae, Malaita province is currently under the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) assessment program. That was according to the Malaita provincial Premier Peter Channel Ramohia in a brief interview with this paper on Wednesday in Auki.  He said, some other bridges in the province that had been…

PM on nation building

“We should see us as a nation building.” Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare made this statement when he hosted a dinner with Makira and Ulawa provincial government executive and officials. His pointed that Makira as any other province should not see them as from Makira, a term he used as individual but as Solomon islander. “Let…

Committee hands over Malaita conference report

Committee organizing the recent Malaita summit has handed over its report to the Malaita Provincial Government yesterday. Premier Peter Ramohia received the report on behalf of his government. Provincial Member Leslie Kwaiga  and coordinator of the Malaita conference planning Committee and his deputy coordinator Dr. Judson Lee Leafasia presented the report. The handing over ceremony…

Flag rising training conducted

The Honiara City Council (HCC) Education Division in collaboration with the Solomon Islands Scouts Association has organized a training for flag rising among the schools in the city. HCC Chief Education Officer Wayne Koebule said, this is part of the DCC Government through the endorsement of the Ministry of Education to revive the daily flag…

HFA season ends

THE 2014/15 Honiara Football Association (HFA) league has successfully completed. Wednesday’s match between Makuru FC and Marist FC concluded the HFA’s 2014/2015 league yesterday at the Lawson Tama Stadium. HFA general secretary Leonard Paia on behalf of the HFA executive thanked all the participating football clubs for their support and hard work during the season.…

Warriors boosts lineup

Former defending Telekom S-league champions, Solomon Warriors FC is taking in more players to boost its already star studded side for the fifth TSL season. The season is scheduled to kick off on August 15 which is less than two weeks away. Head coach, Moses Toata revealed to Star Sports early this week the club…

Four teams fail to settle fee

FOLLOWING the deadline on Wednesday issued by Honiara Football Association (HFA) for teams to pay up their subscription fees only four clubs have yet to pay theirs. This was confirmed by HFA that out of the 15 outstanding teams, four of them are yet to pay their fees. HFA management revealed that with the deadline…

SIAFL commences training in school

AS the term three (3) of schooling commences few weeks ago, the Solomon Islands AFL is kicking off its school outreach programmes ahead of the week-long competition at the end of the school term. Reports received from the sporting body confirmed that secondary schools in the greater Honiara region, including King George, Tenaru, St Nicholas,…

Women’s U16 comp set for weekend

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) national women’s under-16 invitational championship will kick off this weekend at the SIFF Academy field in Honiara. The competition will start from Saturday August 8 and will run for one week. It comprises of 11 clubs namely Hana, Koloale, KOSSA, Malaita Kingz, Marist, Real Kakamora, Solomon Warriors, Western United,…