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Hombahohoro Destination Guide

Discover Hombahohoro in Solomon Islands

Hombahohoro in the region of Solomon Islands (general) is a place located in Solomon Islands - some 17 mi or ( 27 km ) East of Honiara , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Hombahohoro

Local time in Hombahohoro is now 10:44 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Guadalcanal " with a UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Volonavua, Vatunandi, Tutumu, Tumumbosa, and Tambelusu. When in this area, you might want to check out Volonavua . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Hombahohoro ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Karumolun Village Performance, Solomon Islands

2:24 min by BottomtimeProd
Views: 470 Rating: 5.00

Solomon's version of Blue Man Group. These guys made music with PVC pipe and flip-flops. Karumolun Village is a small village, population of about 100. They put on a very nice show for us when the cre ..

World War 2 Amtraks

0:44 min by Ozicop
Views: 81 Rating: 0.00

World War 2 Amtraks left in the Solomon Islands after the battle for Henderson Field. ..


Jumping Mataniko Falls in Guadalcanal

0:19 min by mjustesen
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Interesting facts about this location

Koli Airfield

Also known as "Bomber 3 Field", Koli Airfield is a former World War II airfield on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, located near Koli Point, fifteen miles east of Henderson Field, close to the Metapona River to the east and the Naumbu River to the west. The airfield was abandoned after the war and today is almost totally returned to its natural state.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.46 160.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II

Koli Point action

The Koli Point action, during 3–12 November 1942, was an engagement between U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army forces and Imperial Japanese Army forces around Koli Point on Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign. The U.S. forces were under the overall command of Major General Alexander Vandegrift, while the Japanese forces were under the overall command of Lieutenant General Harukichi Hyakutake. In the engagement, U.S. Marines from the 7th Marine Regiment and U.S.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.44 160.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: 1942 in Japan, 1942 in the Solomon Islands, Battles and operations of World War II involving the Solomon Islands, Battles of World War II involving Japan, Battles of World War II involving the United States, Conflicts in 1942, Military history of Japan during World War II, Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, United States Marine Corps in World War II

Carney Airfield

Carney Airfield is a former World War II airfield on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands in the South Pacific. It is located near Koli Point about fifteen miles from Henderson Field, closes to the Metapona River to the east and the Naumbu River to the west. The airfield was abandoned after the war and today is almost totally returned to its natural state.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.44 160.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Pacific

Gold Ridge (mine)

Gold Ridge is a mine on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, about 30 km south east of the capital Honiara. The Gold Ridge mine was operated by Ross Mining N.L. and Delta Gold Ltd between 1998 and 2000 but had to be abandoned because of civil unrest. In 2003 it was acquired from the political risk insurers by Australian Solomons Gold. Allied Gold acquired the company in 2010 and subsequently rebuilt the mine. Production was restarted at the end of 2010.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.60 160.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Gold mines in the Solomon Islands, Surface mines in the Solomon Islands

Guadalcanal

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 -9.62 160.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Guadalcanal, Islands of the Solomon Islands