Culture & Arts Archive November 2016

“Why is it that the people stopped for 2,000 years?” said Dr. Montenegro. “Clearly they were interested and capable. Why did they stop after having great success for a great time?”

Reseachers Answer 2,000 Year Gap in Ancient Pacific Exploration

Some 3,400 years ago, before the Iron Age or the rise of Ancient Greece, people on the Solomon Islands left their white sandy shores for the cerulean seas of the South Pacific. Their adventures brought humanity to the most remote reaches of Oceania, like the tropical islands of Hawaii, Tonga and Fiji.
“I will use this opportunity to raise issues affecting our young women,” she said.

Camilla Grossmith Crowned Miss Solomon Islands

23 year old Camilla Grossmith has been crowned the new Miss Solomon Islands 2016-2017.