Honiara Destination Guide
Delve into Honiara in Solomon Islands!
Honiara in the region of Guadalcanal with it's 56,298 residents is a place located in Solomon Islands and is the capital of this country.
Local time in Honiara is now 05:51 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Guadalcanal" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vatunandi, Tuvaruhu, Tenavatu, Tenaru, Taombo or Buala. While being here, you might want to check out as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Guadalcanal Odyssey (1975) Leslie Nielse...
The following quote is from the video cover "Starring and narrated by LESLIE NIELSEN with DR. WALTER STARCK ll, JANICE STARCK. WALLY GIBBINS Written & Produced by ROBERT STABLER Directed by JACK B. HI...
Driving from Airport to Honiara
Driving from Airport to Honiara
Guadalcanal Odyssey - Leslie Nielsen
The full version of this movie has now been uploaded in two parts. See recent uploads. Excerpts from a 1975 documentary hosted by Leslie Nielsen looking back on the War World ll battle for Guadalcanal
A Glimpse of Honiara City Solomon Islan...
A brief look at the city life in Solomon Islands' capital city
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Interesting facts about this location
Lawson Tama Stadium
Lawson Tama Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Honiara, Solomon Islands. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium is unique as the stand is built into the hillside so there is no official capacity but no more than 20,000 would fit the surrounding grassland. The stadium hosted the 2012 OFC Nations Cup.
Located at -9.43, 159.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Kokumbona (also Kakambona) is a village on the island of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. It was a Japanese base during World War II and the site of a United States Marine Corps amphibious landing on 19 August 1942. Located on Guadalcanal's north coast, west of Honiara.
Located at -9.43, 159.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
USS Atlanta (CL-51)
USS Atlanta (CL-51) of the United States Navy was the lead ship of the Atlanta class of 11 light cruisers. She was the third Navy ship named after the city of Atlanta, Georgia. Designed to provide anti-aircraft protection for US naval task groups, Atlanta served in this capacity in the naval Battles of Midway and the Eastern Solomons. Atlanta was mistakenly sunk by an American vessel in a night surface action on 13 November 1942 during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.
Located at -9.43, 159.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
USS Colhoun (DD-85)
USS Colhoun (DD-85/APD-2) was a Wickes-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War I and as APD-2 in World War II. She was the first Navy ship named for Edmund Colhoun. Colhoun was launched 21 February 1918 by Fore River Shipbuilding Company, Quincy, Massachusetts, sponsored by Miss A. Colhoun, commissioned 13 June 1918, Commander B. B. Wygant in command, and reported to the United States Atlantic Fleet.
Located at -9.43, 159.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
of Ironbottom Sound and surrounding waters and islands. ]] 40x40px Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Lunga Point Lunga Point is a promontory on the northern coast of Guadalcanal, the site of a naval battle during World War II. It was also the name of a nearby airfield, later named Henderson Field. USS Lunga Point (CVE-94) is also the name of a US Navy escort carrier that operated in World War II.
Located at -9.43, 159.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
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