SINU to host ground breaking ceremony

THE Solomon Islands national University (SINU) will be staging a ground breaking ceremony for the new two story fisheries complex at Ranadi, east Honiara tomorrow. Pro-Vice chancellor Academic professor Basil Marasinghe confirmed this to the Solomon Star on Wednesday. He said, that work on the two story building for the department of fisheries will commence…

PM on Late Sir Peter’s leadership

THE LATE Sir Peter Kenilorea was a living example of what trust, loyalty and perseverance are all about in leadership, says Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. Mr Sogavare uttered this when speaking at the State funeral service on Tuesday to farewell and paid tribute to the Late Sir Peter Kenilorea, a true statesman of Solomon Islands…

RSIPF uproot marijuana plants at Burnscreek

The Honiara City Police raided a marijuana site at Burnscreek, East Honiara and uprooted more than 400 plants, with a street value estimated at $10,000.00 last Thursday. A statement from the Police Media Unit said, the operation was successfully conducted, with the help and support of community members who were able to supply information on…

Huge turn out at funeral service

THOUSANDS of Honiara residents have braved the scorching heat on Tuesday, to witness the procession of the body of Late Sir Peter Kenilorea from the Honiara City Council (HCC) roundabout to the SSEC central Church, in Honiara.  Men, women, youths, and even the little children flocked the main highway from Parliament house to the Honiara…

Hilly pays tribute

FORMER Prime Minister, Sir Francis Billy Hilly, on Tuesday paid tribute to his old boss, Sir Peter Kenilorea, in Parliament during the state funeral. Sir Peter, a statesman and the nation’s first Prime Minister, died at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) in Honiara last Thursday 25th February 2016, age 72. Elected to the Legislative Assembly…

Sir Peter unites us in our grief

DR TRANSFORM AQORAU pays his tribute to Sir Peter Kenilorea in a moving eulogy he presented at Tuesday’s funeral service in Honiara… O LORD support us this day, until the shadows of sorrow lengthen and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, and the fever of our tired life is over, and our…

Kenilorea, Peter Kau`ona Keninaraiso`ona

PROFESSOR CLIVE MOORE of the University of Queensland in Australia edited Sir Peter Kenilorea’s autobiography “Tell It as It is”. Here he pays his tribute… BORN KeniroreaKau`onaKeninaraiso`ona on 19 May 1943 in `Are`are district on Malaita, he is known as Peter Kenilorea. His father, Ezra Toi`mae Arahaimou, son of Mairaro and Isiha`a, from the To`oroni…

Men in BSP robbery to face court

Seven men accused of the daylight robbery outside of the Bank of South Pacific (BSP) at Point Cruz early this year will appear in court on March 10. Their matter was adjourned to yesterday for the prosecution to update the court on the status of investigations and for them to enter their pleas. The Prison…