City’s new dental clinic takes shape

The new Honiara city dental clinic is currently making progress and is expected to complete soon. It is now in its final phase of completion. So far the construction of the main building has been completed after work has been A visit by the Solomon Star early this week to the site saw construction workers…

Flash flood review conducted

A review following the flash flooding in April this year was conducted on Wednesday to parts of the west and east Guadalcanal. The review team included representatives from the Solomon Islands Red Cross, Red Cross New Zealand, ministry of lands and other stakeholders. The review was purposely to get views of the people in the…

Tubi saga hits up amongst LOs

An elder claimed to be a landowner (LO) from Bugotu in Isabel has described the actions by Nolan Jolo as non-sense. The landowner who wants his name withheld said that the Bugotu people are unhappy with Jolo’s response in the media. They said that Mr. Jolo was only making noise on the media without actually…

Church supports hospital

National Referral Hospital (NRH) yesterday received medical equipment from the South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) in Honiara. The donation consisted of 200 of crutches, nine working frames, seven carton linen, five cartons of toys for children, one trolley bed and a wheelchair. The supplies were channel through SSEC church in Solomon Islands from the Encounter…

Land tenure secured for U.S Skyline memorial

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Kira Kira police investigates fuel theft

Kira Kira police are closing in on suspects who were involved in a robbery incident fortnight ago in which they allegedly stole fuel from a logging company operating in Makira/Ulawa province. The alleged incident happened fortnight ago and police now have a lead into the incident and investigation now underway. Peter Sitai senior sergeant officer…

Cooler nights for us

THE impact of climate change on most Pacific Islands countries is taking its toll, especially here in the Solomon Islands with many experiencing much cooler nights and warmer days unlike before. The changing and unpredictable weather patterns is experienced throughout the entire globe, with countries closer to the equator such as; Solomon Islands, Samoa and…

MMF’s new political party to stop the talk

Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) has formed its political wing over the weekend which they believe is the way forward for the people of Malaita and this country to stop the talk and act responsibly to the cries of the Malaita people. Speaking to Solomon Star, Forum president Charles Dausabea said the formation of the political…

Villagers still in tents

KOKODA villagers on east Guadalcanal are still living in tents four months after the April flash flood that washed away many houses.They live in tents that were provided by Red Cross of Solomon Islands (SIRC). This small rural community is located within Papagu village boundary one of the bigger village on east Guadalcanal where small…

Organisation supports widows and orphans

Widows and orphans at Abukwou community in Central Kwara’ae received gifts from a non- government organization called ‘Hearts of Hope Family’. The historic occasion was staged on Wednesday in the province. The Hearts of Hope family organization was founded by Ms Janet Justus Aihari in 2006 in her own home and later in 2010 where…