in Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
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: 02:17 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Guadalcanal
UTC/GMT offset: 11 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:36 am and 6:16 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
11.283 and -16.450 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Solomon Islands in Melanesia

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Solomon Islands.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Solomon Islands. Last Update: 2024-07-22 08:00:16

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 02:17 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2024

31°C (88 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 24th of July 2024

29°C (85 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle 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

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

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)

Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

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.


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

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

Matanikau River

The Matanikau River of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, is located in the northwest part of the island. During the World War II Guadalcanal campaign, several significant engagements occurred between United States and Japanese forces near the river.

Located at -9.43472, 159.967 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Guadalcanal, Rivers of the Solomon Islands

Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse

The Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse, part of which is sometimes called the Battle of the Gifu, took place from 15 December 1942 to 23 January 1943 and was primarily an engagement between United States and Imperial Japanese forces in the hills near the Matanikau River area on Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal Campaign. The U.S. forces were under the overall command of Alexander Patch and the Japanese forces were under the overall command of Harukichi Hyakutake.

Located at -9.43472, 159.967 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1942 in Japan, 1942 in the Solomon Islands, 1943 in Japan, 1943 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, Conflicts in 1943, Military history of Japan during World War II, Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, United States Marine Corps in World War II

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Honiara.

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Honiara.

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