It may not be the finish Solomon Islanders wanted, but it is history nonetheless – Miss Solomons Gladys Habu came second at the 2020 Miss Pacific Islands, the first for any Solomon Island contestant.

Miss Samoa Fonoifafo McFarland Seumanu, a nurse by proffession, took the coverted Miss Pacific title.

The crowning took place at the Stanley Hotel in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Final placing were as follows;

1st – Miss Samoa

2nd – Miss Solomon Islands

3rd – Miss PNG

4th – Miss Tahiti

5th – Miss Tonga

Samoa will play host to the next Miss Pacific Islands in 2020.