Girewo is located on the north coast of New Guinea, east of Sanananda and Sanananda Point. Wartime spelling "Giruwa". The present day village is located on a spit of new land created by the 1951 eruption of Mount Lamington that extended the coastline in this area.
Girewo village has
a guest house and a war museum of relics collected from
the Sanananda area.
Museum (Girewo Village)
in three huts divided into sections for the Australian, American
and Japanese. The collection includes a wide variety of bullets, munitions,
water bottles, mess tins and other assorted relics. In addition,
supplies from a Japanese communication and hospital site at Sanananda.
Also, several infantry guns and other weapons.
Girewo Guest House
P.O. Box 436
Popondetta, Oro Province, PNG
Lynn, Rose, Justin, George
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February 4, 2018