Symbol of War: The Popo Bowl of Weather Coast
Aug28

Symbol of War: The Popo Bowl of Weather Coast

BY TAVAKE SIMON HANA’AROA “IN the olden days, sacrifices were usually made before our ancestors went into a battle. “Popo (an ancient bowl) was very instrumental in those times, our ancestors would laid the Popo on the taboo stones and placed a whole pig in it to make sacrifices to the gods to protect their warriors in the battle and as well as protecting their land from famines and droughts,” according to...

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Experience the Unexperienced with Ko Kama Rafting Adventure
Jan17

Experience the Unexperienced with Ko Kama Rafting Adventure

BY TAVAKE SIMON HANA’AROA STARTED by using just car tube tires, Ko Kama is a rafting adventure that was started in 2006 by Anita Emmett from Australia. It is an adventure that gets you three to four hours down the river though tropical rainforests, as you explore the wild it gets you connected to nature as you enjoy while rambling through the gorge. Anita Emmett first came to the Solomon Islands 24 years ago in 1996 with her husband...

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An Emerging Vision for Tourism in Marau Sound
Dec11

An Emerging Vision for Tourism in Marau Sound

BY OLIGAO NINIU ELIJAH Maumamura has a passion- to unite his people in Marau Sound; an area at the eastern tip of Guadalcanal- which many said it has the potential for tourism development. “There are homestays and rest houses in our village and other neighboring villages which are at most times don’t receive guests,” said Maumamura, Managing Director of the Conflict Bay Lodge. He added that the marketing of those...

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Local Food Preparation Promoted at Ginger Beach
Jul30

Local Food Preparation Promoted at Ginger Beach

BY JAYJAY MESAAC GINGER Beach Resort continues to promote traditional ways of food preparation for tours and visitors who are accommodated at the resort and enjoy the sensation of food prepared locally and with local ingredients. “Our traditional ways of preparing food adds value to the meals and has its own supplements which make up a deliciously healthy diet which nourishes the body and at the same time the financial expenses,” said...

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Ginger Embark Visitors With Proper Sanitation Facility
Jul30

Ginger Embark Visitors With Proper Sanitation Facility

BY JAYJAY MESAAC GINGER Beach Resort (GBR) embarking visitors with better sanitation facility despite knowing the potential to reach the quality standard of sanitation facility provided to visitors by our hotels in towns. GBR is located westward from Honiara on North West Guadalcanal and is developing at an impressive pace and with current upgrades to its relaxing atmospheric environment attracting a lot of beachgoers both local and...

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Young Leaders Head for Shipboard Program
Oct17

Young Leaders Head for Shipboard Program

The latest group of young people have been chosen for a prestigious leadership program funded for the last 31 years by the Japanese government. Eleven young Solomon Islanders aged from 21 to 29 years will leave for Japan in January to take part in the Ship for World Youth (SWY) program. Winnie Asley, one SINU student recipients, said she was very happy, excited and proud to have been selected out of so many other applicants to...

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