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Explore Parina in Solomon Islands.

Parina in the region of Solomon Islands (general) is a town in Solomon Islands - some 19 mi (or 31 km) South-East of Honiara, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Parina is now 09:56 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Guadalcanal" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tutumu, Taombo, Sirokakara, Rerere, Poli or Buala. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vatunandi, Valesule, Valembilombilo, Valembaimbai, Turi and Gold Ridge. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Solomon Islands Serenade ~ an underwater...

03:19 min ( May 30, 2012 by UnderseaProductions)
Views: 2,918 - Rating: 5/5

Underwater video highlights from a 9-day shoot in the Solomon Islands, May 2012. For a complete shot list (locations and species names), pop over to our Blog:

Solomon Islands Mission Trip July 2010 w...

04:23 min ( August 26, 2010 by lynetteb2000)
Views: 1,997 - Rating: 5/5

A short video of my first mission trip to the Solomon Islands, OMG it was awesome and one of the best experiences I've had. FYI, music is by Scripture Vibrations - "Bring them to Jesus"

P39N Airacorba and Douglas SBD-4 Dauntle...

06:59 min ( July 13, 2012 by Dean Pasko)
Views: 242 - Rating: 5/5

Video of dives on P39N Airacorba and Douglas Dountess WWII plane wrecks in Munda, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands and surroundings travele...

02:22 min ( November 12, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW)
Views: 206 - Rating: 0/5 - Tour of Solomon Islands created at TripWow by TravelPod TripAdvisor TripWow Slideshow of Solomon Islands by TravelPod. Cities visited on this trip: - Honiara, Solomon Islands...

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Interesting facts about this location


Guadalcanal (Isatabu) is a tropical island in the South-Western Pacific. The largest island in the Solomons, it was discovered by the Spanish expedition of Álvaro de Mendaña in 1568. The name comes from Guadalcanal, a village in the province of Seville, in Andalusia, Spain, birthplace of Pedro de Ortega Valencia, a member of Mendaña's expedition. During 1942-43 it was the scene of bitter fighting between Japanese and American troops; the American forces were ultimately victorious.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.61, 160.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Guadalcanal, Islands of the Solomon Islands

Mount Makarakomburu

Mount Makarakomburu is the second highest point in the Solomon Islands, located approximately 20 miles south of Honiara, the capital, on the island of Guadalcanal, which is the largest island in the country.

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Located at -9.61, 160.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of the Solomon Islands

Honiara International Airport

For the military history of the airport, see Henderson Field (Guadalcanal) Honiara International Airport, formerly known as Henderson Field, is an airport located on Guadalcanal Island in the Solomon Islands. It is the only international airport in the Solomon Islands and is located 8 kilometers from the capital Honiara. Control of the airstrip was the focus of months of fighting in the Guadalcanal campaign during World War II.

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Located at -9.61, 160.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Solomon Islands, Buildings and structures in Honiara, Defunct United States Marine Corps facilities

Guadalcanal Province

Guadalcanal Province is one of the provinces of the Solomon Islands, consisting of the island of Guadalcanal. It is a 2,510 square mile (5,358 km²) island and is largely a jungle. Its name was given by Pedro de Ortega Valencia, born in the village of Guadalcanal in Seville, Spain.

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Located at -9.61, 160.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Guadalcanal, Provinces of the Solomon Islands, States and territories established in 1981

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.

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Located at -9.61, 160.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 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