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…

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…

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…