Hawaii, Tonga pageant contestants arrive for big event


Honiara International Airport was abuzz with activity and excitement yesterday afternoon with the arrival of Miss Hawaiian Islands and Miss Tonga as part of the Carpenters Miss South Pacific pageant, which kicks off on Monday.

The two pageant contestants were greeted by reigning Miss South Pacific Janine Tuivaiti, and a traditional bamboo pipe band.

The girls were presented with traditional shell money necklaces and refreshments.

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