Culture & Arts

"My job is the same as others, I get paid every fortnight, and I use that to support my family, so I am not ashamed."

Cleaning Other Peoples Mess is My Job

He says one should never be ashamed of their job. If someone has a job that provides for one’s family than that is all that matters.
Gregory Shares His Passion for Making Shell Money

Gregory Shares His Passion for Making Shell Money

Shell money making is perhaps one of the most important cultural items in Melanesia. Langalanga, in Malaita Province, is among the few areas where shell money is still produced
While vendors might not think much of selling items such as sea shells, for Susan she says it is a lucrative business.

She Sells Seashells, Says its High Demand

Ms. Susan Dora says nothing can stop her from selling seashells at the Honiara main market.
Many have condemned these youths, calling them out for anti-social behavior. Others say it is a result of a broken society – one where youths are increasingly disenfranchised.

Crips and Bloods in Honiara?

Los Angeles is approximately 10,000 kms away from Honiara (or 21 hours by plane) but the gang culture that emerged in LA in the 1960s has reached Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands. Or so it seems.
“I just observed and learned along the way”, he says.

Riding The Waves in Choiseul

The sea is his road and the waves, current and winds his signs.