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Thursday, December 2, 2021

    Ta’uika Festival launched on Bellona Island

    The Ta’uika Festival, held on November 2 and 3, 2021 on Bellona Island, Rennell Bellona Province, was inaugural hosting of the annual event developed over traditional fishing practices on catching Flying Fish.Hosted at Ahanga...

    East Kwaio now graces international web pages

    By Alfred SasakoTHE name East Kwaio carries a stigma in Solomon Islands. Despite its rich cultural roots and unique way of preserving their way of living over many years, not many people appreciate the...

    The good Samaritans

    Local students assist in disaster voluntary recovery work in FijiBY JARED KOLI"LOVE your neighbour as you love yourself," said young Eugene Gavibatu, "does not refer to the ones close to your home.""It actually refers...

    Taxi owners, drivers to address safety of girls

    PUBLIC Transport owners and drivers have agreed to take initial steps to address Women and Girls’ safety on public transport in Honiara in a forum organized by Safer Cities for Girls, a project under...

    Western Premier reconciles with Buala community

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAAN emotional reconciliation was held yesterday afternoon between the Premier of Western Province and the Buala community following the death of an Isabel man in Gizo on the afternoon of May 10,...

    Kelo – a cultural practice to settle feud and make peace in Choiseul

    A traditional ceremony still practised today in Choiseul (Lauru) Province called ‘kelo’ is to bring peace, unity and strengthen relationships.During the head hunting era before Solomon Islands was colonised by Europeans, Kelo was the...

    Country’s diverse cultures plays crucial role in tourism development

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIATHE diversity of culture across Solomon Islands puts the country’s tourism market in the strong selling point, it is reported.The Solomon Islands National Tourism Development Strategy 2015 – 2019 highlights that...

    Paiwan tribe showcase traditional costume MACFest

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA PAIWAN tribe from the Republic of China (Taiwan) during the 6th Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival showcased a tradition costume made from tree bark.The costume is one of the cultural identities...

    Mother’s Day comes early for Island Sun mothers

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUSTAFF of the Island Sun paid tribute to mothers working at the newspaper with a Mother’s Day cake and light lunch yesterday.Mother's Day is a celebration honouring the roles of mothers in...

    Birdwatching and traditional ‘visi’ fishing on Isabel

    BY PRIESTLEY HABRUTIROTONA village, located just a few kilomteres inland and uphill from Isabel Provincial township of Buala is fast becoming a hub of bird watching in Solomon Islands.The major drawcards for tourists are...