Shortly before dinner the Duke and Duchess paid a private visit to the Governor-General and his wife.
The couple looked extremely happy throughout at the event and appear to be having a wonderful time.
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Performers at the banquet.
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Prince William used the occasion to pass on the Queen's warmest wishes in a speech and tried the local dialect.
At their local hotel the couple were given a local painting which William thought a great belated birthday gift for Harry who turned 28 yesterday and a goodie bag for Pippa.
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Kate arrived in Solomon Islands wearing a green check-print Johnathan Saunders dress (you can read today's earlier post here) and changed into a beautiful strapless vibrant pink and orange batik prints dress before dinner. Both William and Kate's outfits are local Solomon attire.
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Kate only tried on the dress an hour before wearing it, choosing to wear the dress given to her by her hosts instead of the dress she had planned to wear. Ironically the dress is proving to be one of the most popular pieces (if not the most popular) Kate has worn throughout the tour.
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A royal aide said
'She tried it on, she loved it and she is wearing it. The dress is from a shop called Island Print'.
The wonderful Brynnan who has been sharing updates via from the tour via What Kate Wore Facebook found out both Kate's dress and William's shirt are by TAV Pacific. Brynnan also shared a photo of Kate's dress in blue print.
Kate wore her $395 braided-leather Stuart Weitzman Minx Wedges. The 4.5 inch wedge sandals feature crisscross straps and a buckled strap at the ankle.
Kate wore her Catherine Zoraida Spread Your Wings Bracelet. It is available for £420.
Kate's pretty Red Sponge Coral Earrings are by British designer Serretta (With thanks to What Kate Wore) Hand made in England using rolled gold chain tassel the striking earrings are available for £36.
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Royal photographer Mark Stewart summed up the day wonderfully.
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The couple have a packed day in Solomon Islands tomorrow beginning with a visit to the Prime Ministers office, a visit to a cultural village, separate engagements and a luncheon before flying to Marau, a remote and beautiful island.