Category: WWII

Man dies, another in critical condition after tampering with UXO

admin- December 25, 2021

A man has died and another person is currently fighting for his life at the National Referral Hospital after they tampered with a World War ... Read More


admin- March 26, 2021

The New Zealand High Commission Office in Honiara, Solomon Islands held a brief war memorial ceremony at Gifu Ridge, Hill 27, near the Barana Nature ... Read More

World War II carrier wreckage found

admin- February 15, 2019

Remains of the USS Hornet. Photo: RV Petrel.   Researchers have discovered the wreckage of World War two aircraft carrier USS Hornet inside Solomon Island ... Read More

Ministry of Culture and Tourism urged to clarify stand on war relics

admin- January 4, 2019

WW2 Japanese aircraft wrecks salvaged at Balalae Shortland islands. The Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Director of Culture have been urged to clarify ... Read More

Feeling stressed? Hug a tree.

admin- June 27, 2018

The Memorial Garden Are you feeling tired, overworked and need a place where you can breathe fresh oxygen and hug a tree? Well maybe not ... Read More

Fear World War II relics might never return

admin- June 26, 2018

Japanese cannons at the open-air Vilu War Museum at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands AAPIMAGE There is concern that recently extracted World War II relics at Balalae ... Read More

World War Two records inscribed in Asia and Pacific register

admin- June 20, 2018

Photo: Vilu War Museum World War Two records kept at the National Archives of Solomon Islands have been inscribed in the Memory of the World ... Read More