Lat 5° 28' 60S Long 150° 22' 60E Gavuvu is located at an elevation of 830' / 252m above sea level on the northwest coast of Cape Hoskins on the north coast of New Britain. To the northeast is Hoskin Airfield (Cape Hoskins Airport, Gabubu Airfield, Hoskins Airport) and to the southwest is Kimbe. Prewar and during the Pacific War located in the Territory of New Guinea. During the Pacific War, known to the Japanese as "Gabubu". Today located in West
New Britain Province in Papua
New Guinea (PNG).
Also known as simply "Hoskins".
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June 2, 2020