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Discover Kuila in Solomon Islands

Kuila in the region of Solomon Islands (general) is a place located in Solomon Islands - some 24 mi or ( 39 km ) North-West of Honiara , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kuila

Local time in Kuila is now 10:00 AM (Sunday) . 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: Veravaolu, Tuvu, Tenaro, Tasimania, and Tanavalea. When in this area, you might want to check out Veravaolu . 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 Kuila ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Bilikiki Diary Trailer

3:59 min by Paul Cater Deaton
Views: 398 Rating: 0.00

Join noted documentary producer and underwater filmmaker, Paul Cater Deaton, on a journey to the Solomon Islands. During WWII, this island chain, famous for "The Slot" and the "Tokyo Express," was the ..

Boat and Hike to Savo Island Volcano, Solomon Islands

7:12 min by wernerdad
Views: 284 Rating: 5.00

This is a compilation of video clips from a trip I took to the Savo Island volcano in the Solomon Islands in June 2012. I was with two really very chill Australian guys and, for the hike, a local guid ..


Solomons_04_trip_to_Savo.mp4

8:37 min by AnglicanFranciscan
Views: 115 Rating: 5.00

Society of St Francis formators' training meeting held in Solomon islands 2010. The focus for this event was formation for peace. The Society of St Francis is the international Anglican Franciscan ord ..

Swimming with dolphins at Dolphin Cove, Savo Island, Solomon Islands

0:31 min by mjustesen
Views: 5 Rating: 0.00

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Interesting facts about this location

Savosavo language

The Savosavo language is spoken on Savo, a small volcanic island north of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Savosavo is one of the Central Solomon Papuan languages, unlike most of the languages in the vicinity, which are members of the Oceanic branch of the Austronesian language family. The nearest Papuan language to Savosavo is Lavukaleve.

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Located at -9.13 159.81 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: East Papuan languages, Languages of the Solomon Islands

Battle of Savo Island

The Battle of Savo Island, also known as the First Battle of Savo Island and, in Japanese sources, as the First Battle of the Solomon Sea, and colloquially among Guadalcanal veterans as The Battle of the Five Sitting Ducks, was a naval battle of the Pacific Campaign of World War II, between the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied naval forces.

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Located at -9.13 159.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: 1942 in Japan, 1942 in the Solomon Islands, Battles and operations of World War II involving the Solomon Islands, Conflicts in 1942, Military history of Japan during World War II, Naval battles of World War II involving Australia, Naval battles of World War II involving Japan, Naval battles of World War II involving the United States, Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II

Savo Island

For the United States Navy escort carrier, see USS Savo Island (CVE-78). For the Battle of Savo Island, see Battle of Savo Island. Savo Island {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=GuadalcanalCloseup. png|size=|maxsize=280px|alt=}}Guadalcanal and environsElevation 485 m (1,591 ft)LocationLocation Solomon IslandsCoordinates {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|8|0|S|159|49|0|E|type:mountain |primary |name= }}GeologyType StratovolcanoVolcanic arc/belt Bougainville & Solomon Is.

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Located at -9.13 159.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Islands of the Solomon Islands, Stratovolcanoes, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of the Solomon Islands

USS De Haven (DD-469)

USS De Haven (DD-469) was a Fletcher-class destroyer of the United States Navy, the first Navy ship named for Lieutenant Edwin J. De Haven USN (1819–1865). De Haven was the first Fletcher-class ship lost in World War II, having been in commission only 133 days. De Haven was laid down by the Bath Iron Works Corporation at Bath, Maine on 27 September 1941, launched on 28 June 1942 by Miss H. N.

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Located at -9.15 159.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: 1942 ships, Fletcher-class destroyers of the United States Navy, Ships built in Maine, Ships sunk by aircraft, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, United States Navy Pennsylvania-related ships, World War II destroyers of the United States

Japanese destroyer Ayanami (1929)

Japanese destroyer Ayanami was the eleventh of twenty-four Fubuki-class destroyers, built for the Imperial Japanese Navy following World War I. When introduced into services, these ships were the most powerful destroyers in the world. They served as first-line destroyers through the 1930s, and remained formidable weapons systems well into the Pacific War.

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Located at -9.17 159.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1929 ships, Fubuki-class destroyers, Maritime incidents in 1942, Ships built in Japan, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, World War II destroyers of Japan