Honiara won the hosting bid in 2016 but only secured land to build the new main stadium early last year.
Clint Flood is a senior advisor to the 2023 Pacific Games National Hosting Authority, which is being run out of the Prime Minister's Office.
He said the main focus right now is addressing the lack of sporting facilities currently in Honiara.
"We're sitting here in Apia where they're blessed to have all these venues from 2007. We don't have that in Honiara