Editor - Solomon Star News


Suva company to install solar in Tuvalu

A Suva based company has been awarded a contract to help install solar systems in three Tuvalu islands.

Economies experience growth

THE two largest economies in the Pacific region have experienced strong commodity-led growth in recent years.

RSE workers advised to invest earnings gainfully

Seasonal farm workers from the Pacific Islands region working in New Zealand’s horticulture sector under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme are being taught to manage their earnings well and invest wisely as part of PT&I’s ongoing annual financial literacy programme for seasonal workers.

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Solomon Star Limited (Founded 1982)

Location: 1st Floor, Tongs Building, Pt. Cruz
Phone: Switchboard (+677) 22062/ 22048/ 22205
Email: [email protected]
Fax: (+677) 25290/ 24818
Postal Address: PO Box 255, Honiara, Solomon Islands

Graphics Department

Chief graphic artist: Arthur Wate
Phone: (+677) 22062
Email: [email protected]

Senior graphic artist: Lorol Leeson

Accounts Department

Phone: (+677) 22062/26645
Email: [email protected]


Star Print

Location: Lunga
Phone: (+677) 24817
Fax: (+677) 24818
Email: [email protected]


Location: Panatina Plaza
General Manager: Joel Lamani
Phone: (+677) 38984 / 38979 or 38983
Dedication line: (+677) 38977
SMS services: Bemobile: (+677) 8448 977 Our Telekom: (+677) 76 80000
Fax: (+677) 38980
Email: [email protected]

Address: Paoa FM, 
               P.O.Box R331, 
               Panatina Plaza, 
               Prince Philip Highway, Honiara

Paoa FM 97.7 and 101.7 - Solomon Islands largest FM Station 

Paoa FM 97.7 and 101.7 broadcast to listeners on:

  • Guadalcanal
  • Malaita
  • Central islands
  • Parts of Makira
  • Isabel and
  • Western Province

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Star Events

Address: Tongs Building, Point Cruz
Phone: (+677) 20191
Email: [email protected]

Meetings? Workshops? Your new place in Honiara: Star Events A new and convenient place. The Star Events workshop and meeting room is now available for hire. Affordable rates. Catering available for morning and afternoon tea and lunch. 

About the Solomon Islands

Welcome to the Solomon Islands official news portal. The Solomon Islands is the third largest archipelago in the South Pacific.

The country's capital, Honiara, is situated on the north-west coast on the island of Guadalcanal.

Island Living

  • Our climate is tropical, with average daytime temperatures around 29 degrees and high humidity.
  • There are 87 indigenous languages including Melanesian Pidgin English which is used predominantly.
  • English is used and understood throughout the Solomon Islands.
  • The standard unit of currency is the Solomon Islands Dollar.
  • One Australian dollar will buy approximately three Solomon Island dollars.


Next Holiday come to the Solomon Islands. Tropical Islands, palm fringed  beaches, world class diving sites and fishing to die for.

Stay in a village on the Weathercoast,  trek & bike in Guadalcanal,  kayak in Western Province,  surf in Kakira,  explore the Arnavon Islands and South Choiseul and much more.

Quality Inn

Address: PO Box 152, Honiara, Above the Central Market.
Phone: (+677) 25150/25151/25152
Fax: (+677) 25277
Email: [email protected]

The obvious choice in Honiara. Our name says it all.

We offer quality facilities and friendly services.

  • Self Contained units
  • Optional Air Conditioning
  • Inhouse video & Satellite TV available
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Conference Room
  • Canteen
  • Airport Transfers for International Guests

The location and the beautiful views are a bonus. When you are next coming to Honiara, stay with us

BG Motel

Address: PO Box 700, Tanuli ridge, Honiara
Phone: (+677) 20172
Email: [email protected]

Another wonderful Home stay!

For comfort and peaceful accommodation.

We have 16 self contained rooms, fully equipped with satellite TV, Air condition, Telephones, 5 Unit Apartments - suitable for families and groups

  • JL catering services available on: (+677) 75683
  • Fully fenced with 24 hour security protection provided

Reckona Moamoa Lodge

Address: PO Box 91, Gizo, Western Province
Phone: (+677) 60368
Fax: (+677) 60021
[email protected]

  • 3 self contained Units
  • 5 standard rooms, comfortable and spacious
  • We offer group discounts & budget priced
  • 1 x Two Bedroom Family Unit
  • Self-catering Facilities provided
  • Quiet location with harbour view
  • Two minutes walk to commercial centre - shops and market

Gizo activities include:

  • island picnics
  • snorkelling, scuba diving & fishing
  • Village Tours, etc

Leleana Lodge

Address: PO Box 7, Gizo, Western Province
Phone: (+677) 60498 or (+677) 60844
Fax: (+677) 60498
Email: [email protected]

More than just a good night's sleep.

A warm welcome to Leleana Lodge which will provide you with a standard budget accommodation experience.

We are located at the prime site at Gizo town top hill, Western part of Solomon Islands; offering the quality, satisfaction, standard accommodatio; and with only a few steps away, you can see far beyond the East, West, North and South of Gizo Island.

Lealeana Lodge is a perfect place to stay whether it is for business or leisure.


  • Standard room (2 beds) - $100.00 per room
  • Standard room (2 double beds) - $200.00 per room


  • Island Picnics
  • Snorkelling & fishing
  • Scuba diving
  • Village Tours

Agnes Lodge

Address: PO Box 161, Munda, Solomon Islands
Phone: (+677) 62133
Fax: (+677) 62190 or (+677) 62180
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.agneslodge.net

Go West Tours: (+677) 62180
Dive Munda: (+677) 62156

Munda Magic! An experience of a Life time.

On the shore of the unspoiled Roviana Lagoon:

  • Daily flights to and from Honiara.
  • Weekly Ship service.


  • Island picnics
  • Rainforest walks
  • Lagoon tours
  • Snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Village walks
  • Canoe hire
  • Scuba diving
  • WWII Wrecks Tour
  • Friday BBQs