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See also: 2019 public holidays in Solomon Islands.

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2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Apr
  • 1
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  • Solomon Islands Public Holiday April 3

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands Minister for Home Affairs has announced that the upcoming National Election day, Wednesday, April 3, 2019, would once again be declared a national non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands.
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2018

  • Dec
  • 26
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  • Solomon Islands 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands Ministry for Home Affairs, the ministry responsible for declaring national public holidays in the Solomon Islands, has released the list of annual non-working public holidays in the Solomon Islands for the upcoming year 2019.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Solomon Islands 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands Ministry for Home Affairs, the ministry responsible for declaring national public holidays in the Solomon Islands, has released the list of annual non-working public holidays in the Solomon Islands for the upcoming year 2018.
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  • Jun
  • 23
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  • Solomon Islands Public Holiday June 29

    Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) - The Solomon Islands Government, via a statement released by the Ministry of Public Service, announced a one-off non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands on Thursday, June 29, 2017, to commemorate the final day of RAMSI celebrations.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 19
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  • Solomon Islands 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands Ministry for Home Affairs, the ministry responsible for declaring national public holidays in the Solomon Islands, has released the list of annual non-working public holidays in the Solomon Islands for the upcoming year 2017.
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  • Jul
  • 6
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  • Solomon Islands Confirms Public Holiday July 7

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands Minister for Home Affairs has announced that the Cabinet of the Solomon Islands had confirmed Thursday, July 7, 2016, as the date of the 2016 annual non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands commemorating the Solomon Island's Independence Day.
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  • Feb
  • 29
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  • Solomon Islands Public Holiday March 1st

    Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) - Earlier this morning, the Solomon Islands Government Communications Unit announced that the Cabinet of the Solomon Islands had declared Tuesday, March 1st, 2016, as a "National Day of Mourning" non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands, in honour of the Late Sir Peter Kenilorea who passed away on Thursday 25th of February 2016.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Solomon Islands 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands Ministry for Home Affairs, the ministry responsible for declaring national public holidays in the Solomon Islands, has released the list of annual non-working public holidays in the Solomon Islands for the upcoming year 2016.
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  • Jul
  • 4
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  • Solomon Islands Public Holiday July 10

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands caretaker Minister for Home Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister, Manasseh Maelanga, the minister responsible for declaring national public holidays in the Solomon Islands, has announced that the Cabinet of the Solomon Islands had declared Friday, July 10, 2015, as a day in lieu non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Solomon Islands December 10 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening has ruled-out declaring Wednesday, December 11, 2014, as another one-off electoral non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands on the occasion of the Guadalcanal Provincial election.
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  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Solomon Islands Public Holiday November 19

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands caretaker Minister for Home Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister, Manasseh Maelanga, the minister responsible for declaring national public holidays in the Solomon Islands, has announced that the upcoming National Election day, Wednesday, November 19, 2014, would once again be declared a national non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands.
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  • May
  • 19
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  • Solomon Islands 2014 Public Holiday Corrected

    Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) - The Director of Civil Affairs Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs of the government of the Solomon Islands, Robert Farodo, has announced a corrected date for the upcoming Whitmonday annual non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands.
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2013

  • Jul
  • 7
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  • Solomon Islands Public Holiday July 8

    The Solomon Star (Honiara) - The government of the Solomon Islands has announced that it had declared tomorrow, Monday, July 8, 2013, as another additional non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands, on account of this year's 35th Independence Day public holiday.
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  • Jun
  • 12
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  • Solomon Islands Public Holiday June 14

    The Solomon Star (Honiara) - The private secretary to the Governor General of the Solomon Islands, Nigel Maezama, has announced that the Government of the Solomon Islands had declared Friday, June 14, 2013, as a non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands.
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  • Feb
  • 18
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  • Solomon Islands Public Holiday February 20

    The Solomon Star (Honiara) - The government of the Solomon Islands has declared Wednesday, February 20, 2013, as a one-off public holiday to coincide with that day's memorial for the people who lost their lives in the February 6 tsunami that struck Santa Cruz in Temotu Province.
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2010

  • Aug
  • 24
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  • Solomon Islands Declare August 25 Public Holiday

    The Solomon Star (Honiara) - Early this morning, the government of the Solomon Islands declared tomorrow, Wednesday, August 25, 2010, as a one-off public holiday on account of the Prime Minister's Election Day.
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  • Aug
  • 20
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  • Solomon Islands Considering August 25 Public Holiday

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands' Police Commissioner, Peter Marshall, has announced that he was in talks with the Ministry of Home Affairs in view of having a public holiday declared for Wednesday, August 25, 2010, the date of the upcoming election of the Prime Minister.
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  • Aug
  • 16
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  • Solomon Islands Kurukurus 2-Day Public Holidays Rumoured

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - Local media in the Solomon Islands are reporting the caretaker Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, Derek Sikua, has called the champion Kurukuru team to tell them that he would soon declare a 2 day public holiday to honour the team's recent win.
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  • Jul
  • 28
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  • Solomon Islands Declares August 4 Public Holiday

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands Ministry of Home Affairs, the ministry responsible for declaring national public holidays, has announced that the upcoming National Election day, Wednesday, August 4, 2010, would be declared a national public holiday.
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2008

  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Solomon Islands Declares December 8 Western Province Public Holiday

    Solomon Star News (Noro) - Prime Minister Derek Sikua has announced that a public holiday had been declared, on Monday, December 8, 2008, to commemorate the silver jubilee of the western Province's Second Appointed Day.
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  • Jul
  • 2
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  • Solomon Islands Extends 2008 National Day Public Holiday For 2 Days

    Solomon Times (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands' Minister of Home Affairs, James Tora, announced yesterday that this year's Independence Day public holiday (the 30th), would be extended for an additional day, to include Tuesday, July 8, 2008, as well as the regularly scheduled public holiday on Monday, July 7, 2008.
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2007

  • May
  • 27
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  • Solomon Islands to Hold State Funeral Later in the Week

    Solomon Star News - The Solomon Islands will hold a state funeral later this week to honour one of its statesman, Sir Lloyd Maepeza Gina, who passed away over the weekend.
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  • Apr
  • 15
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  • Solomon Islands Declares April 23 Public Holiday

    ABC News - The Prime Minister announced that April 23, 2007, will be a public holiday to remember the 40 people killed and 6,000 left homeless by the quake and tsunami of April 2, 2007.
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2003

  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Solomon Islands Cancels October 24 Public Holiday

    Asia Africa Intelligence Wire (Honiara) - Home Affairs Minister, Clement Rojumana, announced today that yesterday's announcement of a public holiday for tomorrow had been reversed, and that Friday would be a normal working day, and declared a National Remembrance Day.
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Solomon Islands Declares October 24 Public Holiday

    Asia Africa Intelligence Wire (Honiara) - The Solomon Islands Government has declared Friday, October 24, 2003, a one-off public holiday to honour the seven members of the Melanesian Brotherhood religious group, recently murdered on the Weather Coast of Guadalcanal.
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2002

  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Solomon Islands Declares December 27 Bridge Public Holiday

    SIBC/PINA Nius Online - Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Casper Fa'asala, has announced that Friday, December 27, 2002, had been declared a public holiday in the Solomon Islands.
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  • Aug
  • 29
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  • Solomon Island Clarifies August 30 Holiday Status

    Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (Honiara) - The government of the Solomon Islands has declared a one-off Day of National Mourning to commemorate the recent death of Youth, Women and Sports Minister, and South Guadalcanal MP, Fr Augustine Geve.
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  • Mar
  • 2
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  • Solomon Islands Declares March 8 Public Holiday

    Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (Honiara) - The Minister for Home and Ecclesiastical Affairs of the Solomon Islands, Clement Rojumana, announced that the cabinet had approved Friday, March 8, 2002, as a special public holiday for Honiara to coincide with that date's "Walk For Peace".
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2001

  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Solomon Islands Declares One-Off Public Holiday Next January 11

    Pacific Magazine - Following the recent death of former national prime minister and the province's best known figure, the Solomon Islands province of Makira-Ulawa will declare next year's January 11, 2002, the Solomon Mamaloni Day public holiday.
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See also: Solomon Islands bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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