Chief concern over dressing codes

One of the concern chiefs of east Kwara’ae, Malaita province has raised concern over disrespectful dressing codes put on by young girls in east Kwara’ae recently. This came after he had noticed that the girls’ habits of wearing what he termed as crack jeans which is disrespectful. Chief Abraham Misitana said that this habit of…

Team work crucial for community development

Building a permanent house for a rural dweller at the north east Guadalcanal is not easy task. The scarcity of natural resources and the increasing price of materials and other important necessities are no doubt hindrances. Numbu village, a village community at the north east Guadalcanal has established a community development trust called the ‘Numbu…

New arts and cultural hub set to open

A new, community hub promoting arts and culture called Art Haus has established in Honiara. It will open in August and support creative expression, artists and crafts people as well as emerging creative businesses. An initiative of the Solomon Islands Arts Alliance, Art Haus will create a space for people from all backgrounds to learn,…

KGA provides training for flood victim

Kastom Gaden Association (KGA) this week provides training for the victim of the recent flash flooding on how to plant and take care of the vegetable farms. This comes about after they (KGA) supplied seedlings and planting materials to the victims and farmers. KGA information officer Moses Rohana said since they are providing seedling to…

Trainers acknowledge training

About 20 participants from the schools which undertook basic library training have praised the ministry of education and human resources development for the training after issuing them with certificates. Speaking to the Solomon Star a participant John Susupuri said the basic ideas gained taken during the training really helps them. Mr Susupuri added that after…

SICCI explains awards

Following the number of enquiries being received at the Solomon Islands chamber of commerce and industry (SICCI) office concerning awards and award categories, the chamber has came out to inform the nine awards on offer. Two of the awards, Business Woman of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year are individual awards. Only women and…

Mobile service applauded

Villagers of Kwaibaita in the East Malaita have applauded Our Telekom for connecting them with the outside world through the phone calls and internet. This follows the completion of the Fiu tower that brings better mobile coverage for the region which was once isolated.and never connected to the world for decades. The villagers said that…