in Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-9.433 and 159.950 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -9° 25' 59" and E 159° 56' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - SBD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:57 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Guadalcanal
UTC/GMT offset: 11 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:28 am and 6:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
11.283 and -16.450 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Discover Honiara

Honiara in Guadalcanal Province with it's 56,298 citizens is a city in Solomon Islands. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Honiara is now 06:57 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Guadalcanal with an UTC offset of 11 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Honiara. The closest airport in Solomon Islands is Honiara International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 12 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's East Rennell in a distance of 66 mi (or 107 km), South-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tulagi, Auki, Buala, Kirakira and Gizo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 79%
Air Pressure 1009.9 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, few clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

27°C (80 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Tanuli Royal Plains Motel

1,8 mi
Tanuli Ridge
Solomon Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


0,3 mi
0 Honiara
Solomon Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Honiara Symposium Aug 2014 Welcome Address

Published: August 15, 2014
Length: 02:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Customary Land Solutions

CASLE / UTS: APCCRPR / IAAPLPR Pacific Regional Symposium, Land and Property Rights in the South Pacific, Honiara, Solomon Islands, 5-7 August 2014. This event was hosted by the Ministry of...

Tours-TV.com: Honiara

Published: December 17, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Solomon Islands. (霍尼亚拉, ホニアラ, هونيارا). See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Honiara .

Honiara Vlog 1 - Swimming in a random river? I say yes!

Published: September 30, 2014
Length: 42:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Merrderber

I decided to Vlog while I was in Honiara. So it turns out I did record a lot of footage while I was in Honiara so why not upload it? We didn't really get up to much on the first day so there...

Honiara Vlog 3 - You think you can sing? Well we did for 8 hours straight :'(

Published: October 02, 2014
Length: 26:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Merrderber

More exploring of Honiara through Vlogging! Today we mainly focused on singing doing many covers of many songs. :'( So yer. I ended up getting in trouble for been late as you can see in the...

Yamak Pacifique Festival Of Pacific Arts

Published: September 05, 2012
Length: 28:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kyrio Yamak-pacifique

Les Yamak Pacifique ont participé au Festival des arts du Pacifique se déroulant à Honiara, la capitale de Guadalcanal (Îles Salomon), pendant un mois ils ont pu découvrir la culture des...

Douglas A-20 1944 Salomonen Nr.27.WMV

Published: March 19, 2011
Length: 56:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dieter Heindorf

History World War II Nr.3 Henderson Field 1944 Das Video beschreibt einen Nachtangriff mit vier Torpedobombern auf den "Tokio Express". Dieses waren Schiffkonvois der Japaner zur Versorgung...


Published: July 13, 2013
Length: 10:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Solomon McKay

Clay-animation I made for school back in 2008. Very short.

Solomon Star - Tauchen auf den Solomonen

Published: January 05, 2015
Length: 51:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: schoenertauchen

In diesem Video stellt die Solomon Star die besten Tauchplätze Solomons vor und anschließend gibt es noch eine Slideshow zum Schiff selber. Weitere Informationen zum Schiff: http://www.schoener...

WaterdogsVideo: Savouring the Solomons

Published: November 27, 2011
Length: 18:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: WaterdogsVideo

Join us on our 9 day cruise throughout the Solomon Islands on the MV Bilikiki.

Solomon Airlines A320 Takeoff in Honiara, Solomon Islands

Published: August 13, 2013
Length: 58:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: skilled_methodz

Honiara - Brisbane, A320 (H4-BUS) Solomon Airlines, (13/01/13)

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

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 -9.39, 159.979 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Atlanta-class cruisers, World War II cruisers of the United States, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, Ships built in New Jersey, United States Navy Georgia-related ships, 1941 ships

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 -9.4, 160.017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wickes-class destroyers, World War I destroyers of the United States, World War II amphibious warfare vessels of the United States, Ships sunk by aircraft, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, Ships built in Massachusetts, 1918 ships


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 -9.42722, 159.914 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in 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.

Located at -9.428, 160.055 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Solomon Islands, Defunct United States Marine Corps facilities, Buildings and structures in Honiara

Henderson Field (Guadalcanal)

Henderson Field is a former military airfield on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands during World War II. Today it is Honiara International Airport.

Located at -9.428, 160.055 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Defunct United States Marine Corps facilities

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 -9.43667, 159.971 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in the Solomon Islands, Buildings and structures in Honiara, Multi-purpose stadiums

Districts of the same city

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Honiara, ሆኒያራ, هونيارا, Хониара, Ονιάρα, Honiaro, هونیارا, הוניארה, HIR, ホニアラ, 호니아라, โฮนีอารา, 霍尼亚拉, 霍尼亞拉