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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.

Map of the area of Honiara in Solomon Islands

Local time in Honiara is now 09:30 AM (Wednesday). 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

26°C / 79 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 88%
Air Pressure 988.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 76% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 27th of July 2017
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Friday, 28th of July 2017
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 27°C (80 °F)
Saturday, 29th of July 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)

Videos

A bunch of pics from Solomon Islands Raf...

02:38 min ( February 09, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW3)
Views: 326 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Rafiki_yako's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these v...

Driving from Airport to Honiara

09:48 min ( April 16, 2011 by Kris Holden)
Views: 2,231 - Rating: 5/5

Driving from Airport to Honiara


Guadalcanal Odyssey - Leslie Nielsen

09:53 min ( March 24, 2008 by Castlemainer)
Views: 10,375 - Rating: 4.84615/5

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...

10:50 min ( September 09, 2012 by Shenji Lim)
Views: 569 - Rating: 0/5

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.43, 159.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Honiara, Football venues in the Solomon Islands, Multi-purpose stadiums

Kokumbona

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.43, 159.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Solomon Islands

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.43, 159.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:1941 ships, Atlanta-class cruisers, Ships built in New Jersey, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, United States Navy Georgia-related ships, World War II cruisers of the United States

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.43, 159.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1918 ships, Ships built in Massachusetts, Ships sunk by aircraft, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, Wickes-class destroyers, World War I destroyers of the United States, World War II amphibious warfare vessels of the United States

Lunga Point

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.43, 159.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Guadalcanal, Headlands of Oceania, Landforms of the Solomon Islands

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The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.

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