List of lighthouses in Hawaii

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This is a list of lighthouses in Hawaii.[1][2] Fifteen lighthouses in Hawaii are associated with the U.S. Coast Guard.[3] Including minor lights, there are 43 lights in total.

Lighthouses[edit]

Name Image Location Coordinates Year first lit Automated Year deactivated Current Lens Focal Height
Aloha Tower Aloha Tower.JPG Honolulu 21°18′25.7″N 157°51′57.7″W / 21.307139°N 157.866028°W / 21.307139; -157.866028 1926 Unknown 1960s None 184 184 ft (56 m)
Barbers Point Light Barber's Point Lighthouse (6731784321).jpg Kapolei 21°17′47.1″N 158°06′22.2″W / 21.296417°N 158.106167°W / 21.296417; -158.106167 1888 (First)
1933 (Current)
1964 Active DCB-224 085 85 ft (26 m)
Cape Kumukahi Light Cape Kumukahi Light.jpg Hilo
(Kapoho)
19°30′58″N 154°48′40″W / 19.516°N 154.811°W / 19.516; -154.811 1929 (First)
1934 (Current)
1960 Active DCB-224 156 156 ft (48 m)
Diamond Head Light Diamond Head Lighthouse, Honolulu, USA-4Aug2009.jpg Honolulu 21°15′20.7″N 157°48′34.5″W / 21.255750°N 157.809583°W / 21.255750; -157.809583 1899 (First)
1917 (Current)
1924 Active Unknown 147 147 ft (45 m)
Kauhola Point Light Kauhola Point Lighthouse.jpg Halaula
(Kauhola Point)
20°14′43″N 155°46′18″W / 20.2453°N 155.7716°W / 20.2453; -155.7716 1897 (First)
1933 (Last)
1951 2009
(Demolished)
None 116 116 ft (35 m)
Kilauea Light Kilauea Lighthouse (circa 2006).jpg Kilauea 22°13′54.1″N 159°24′07.1″W / 22.231694°N 159.401972°W / 22.231694; -159.401972 1913 1974 Active
(Inactive: 1976-2013)
Second-order Fresnel 174 174 ft (53 m)
Lahaina Light Lahaina Lighthouse 2009-01.JPG Lahaina 20°52′19.9″N 156°40′43.1″W / 20.872194°N 156.678639°W / 20.872194; -156.678639 1840 (First)
1917 (Current)
Unknown Active Unknown 044 44 ft (13 m)
Makapuu Point Light Makapuu Point Lighthouse (6748333565).jpg Makapuʻu Point 21°18′35.7″N 157°38′59.1″W / 21.309917°N 157.649750°W / 21.309917; -157.649750 1909 1974 Active Hyperradiant Fresnel 420 420 ft (130 m)
Moloka'i Light Molokai Light.jpg Molokai 21°12′34.5″N 156°58′10.9″W / 21.209583°N 156.969694°W / 21.209583; -156.969694 1909 1966 Active VRB-25 213 213 ft (65 m)
Nawiliwili Light Nawiliwili Beach 21°57′18.0″N 159°20′08.8″W / 21.955000°N 159.335778°W / 21.955000; -159.335778 1906 (First)
1932 (Current)
1953 Active Unknown 110 110 ft (34 m)

Minor Lights[edit]

There are over 30 "minor lights" in Hawaii, most if not all of them are on beacons or poles. The "Year built" column only represents the most recent structure, all of the lights listed below are active unless noted otherwise. Complete data for any given light may be unavailable due to poor record keeping, or lack details from reliable sources.

Name Image Location Coordinates Year built Focal Height USCG
number
Admiralty
number
Coconut Point Light[4] Coconut Island 19°43′36.9″N 155°05′10.2″W / 19.726917°N 155.086167°W / 19.726917; -155.086167 1975 039 39 ft (12 m) 28050 G7200
Hanamanioa Point Light[5] Maui 20°34′59.5″N 156°24′43.3″W / 20.583194°N 156.412028°W / 20.583194; -156.412028 1918 073 73 ft (22 m) 28405 G7258
Hanapepe Light[6] Hanapepe N/A Unknown Unknown N/A N/A
Hawea Point Light[7] Kapalua N/A Unknown Unknown N/A N/A
Hilo Range Front Light Hilo 19°44′00.8″N 155°04′05.1″W / 19.733556°N 155.068083°W / 19.733556; -155.068083 Unknown 071 71 ft (22 m) 28060 G7202
Hilo Range Rear Light Hilo 19°43′55.2″N 155°02′57.5″W / 19.732000°N 155.049306°W / 19.732000; -155.049306 Unknown 127 127 ft (39 m) 28065 G7202.1
Honolulu Entrance Channel
Range Front Light
Honolulu 21°18′19.2″N 157°51′55.8″W / 21.305333°N 157.865500°W / 21.305333; -157.865500 Unknown 046 46 ft (14 m) 29185 G7342
Honolulu Entrance Channel
Range Rear Light
Honolulu 21°18′23.5″N 157°51′53.3″W / 21.306528°N 157.864806°W / 21.306528; -157.864806 Unknown 064 64 ft (20 m) 29190 G7342.1
Honolulu Harbor Entrance Light Honolulu 21°17′44.7″N 157°52′08.3″W / 21.295750°N 157.868972°W / 21.295750; -157.868972 Unknown 095 95 ft (29 m) 29170 G7338
Ka Lae Light[8] South Point Light, Hawaii.jpg Ka Lae 18°54′43.8″N 155°40′54.6″W / 18.912167°N 155.681833°W / 18.912167; -155.681833 1972 060 60 ft (18 m) 28140 G7242
Kaena Point Light[9] Kaena Point 21°34′27.5″N 158°16′45.8″W / 21.574306°N 158.279389°W / 21.574306; -158.279389 1990 071 71 ft (22 m) 29695 G7450.5
Kahala Point Light[10] Kahala N/A Unknown Unknown N/A N/A
Kaho'olawe Southwest Point
Light
Kahoolawe 20°30′08.5″N 156°39′59.0″W / 20.502361°N 156.666389°W / 20.502361; -156.666389 1987 120 120 ft (37 m) 28515 G7252
Kailua Light[11] Kailua 19°38′16.2″N 156°00′03.2″W / 19.637833°N 156.000889°W / 19.637833; -156.000889 1915 032 32 ft (9.8 m) 28185 G7234
Kalihi Channel Range
Front Light
Kalihi 21°18′32.6″N 157°53′42.9″W / 21.309056°N 157.895250°W / 21.309056; -157.895250 Unknown 036 36 ft (11 m) 29245 G7363
Kalihi Channel Range
Rear Light
Kalihi 21°18′52.6″N 157°53′40.3″W / 21.314611°N 157.894528°W / 21.314611; -157.894528 Unknown 067 67 ft (20 m) 29250 G7363.1
Kauiki Head Light[12] Starr 050406-0152 Aerial photograph of Hawaii.jpg Hana 20°45′25.7″N 155°58′46.4″W / 20.757139°N 155.979556°W / 20.757139; -155.979556 1914 085 85 ft (26 m) 28390 G7288
Kaumalapau Light[13] Lanai 20°46′59.1″N 156°59′29.5″W / 20.783083°N 156.991528°W / 20.783083; -156.991528 Unknown 068 68 ft (21 m) 28555 G7318
Kaunakakai Range Front Light Kaunakakai 21°05′15.9″N 157°01′29.2″W / 21.087750°N 157.024778°W / 21.087750; -157.024778 1912 030 30 ft (9.1 m) 28605 G7306
Kaunakakai Range Rear Light Kaunakakai 21°05′20.8″N 157°01′25.7″W / 21.089111°N 157.023806°W / 21.089111; -157.023806 1912 043 43 ft (13 m) 28610 G7306.1
Kawaihae Light[14] Kawaihae 20°02′29.3″N 155°49′58.2″W / 20.041472°N 155.832833°W / 20.041472; -155.832833 1915 059 59 ft (18 m) 28270 G7228
Keahole Point Light[15] Keahole Point 19°43′40.4″N 156°03′40.0″W / 19.727889°N 156.061111°W / 19.727889; -156.061111 2008 043 43 ft (13 m) 28215 G7231
Kokole Light[16] Poipu N/A Unknown 058 58 ft (18 m) N/A N/A
Kuki'i Point Light[17] Lihue 21°57′24.0″N 159°20′52.6″W / 21.956667°N 159.347944°W / 21.956667; -159.347944 Unknown 047 47 ft (14 m) 29755 G7482
Kukuihaele Point Light[18] Kukuihaele 20°07′40.8″N 155°33′21.6″W / 20.128000°N 155.556000°W / 20.128000; -155.556000 1937 154 154 ft (47 m) 28015 G7218
Lā'au Point Light Molokai 21°05′59.1″N 157°18′18.6″W / 21.099750°N 157.305167°W / 21.099750; -157.305167 1912 151 151 ft (46 m) 28670 G7296
Laupāhoehoe Point Light[19] Laupāhoehoe 19°59′37.4″N 155°14′26.0″W / 19.993722°N 155.240556°W / 19.993722; -155.240556 1975 039 39 ft (12 m) 28020 G7214
Lehua Rock Light Lehua 22°01′08.4″N 160°05′53.9″W / 22.019000°N 160.098306°W / 22.019000; -160.098306 Unknown 704 704 ft (215 m) 29935 G7540
Mahukona Light[20] Mahukona light 1904.jpg Mahukona 20°10′49.3″N 155°54′05.4″W / 20.180361°N 155.901500°W / 20.180361; -155.901500 1915 064 64 ft (20 m) 28325 G7226
Makahu'ena Point Light[21] Koloa 21°52′07.9″N 159°26′39.0″W / 21.868861°N 159.444167°W / 21.868861; -159.444167 1983 080 80 ft (24 m) 29850 G7520
Manele Bay Light[22] Lanai City N/A Unknown Unknown N/A N/A
McGregor Point Light[23] Maalaea 20°46′39.0″N 156°31′22.5″W / 20.777500°N 156.522917°W / 20.777500; -156.522917 1915 072 72 ft (22 m) 28415 G7260
Milolii Point Light Milolii 19°11′13.3″N 155°54′28.8″W / 19.187028°N 155.908000°W / 19.187028; -155.908000 1965 044 44 ft (13 m) 28145 G7240
Molokini Light[24] Molokini 20°37′50.2″N 156°29′51.0″W / 20.630611°N 156.497500°W / 20.630611; -156.497500 1989 186 186 ft (57 m) 28410 G7254
Nakalele Point Light[25] Nakalele Point 21°01′44.8″N 156°35′25.6″W / 21.029111°N 156.590444°W / 21.029111; -156.590444 1910 142 142 ft (43 m) 28330 G7270
Napoopoo Light[26] Captain Cook 19°28′45.1″N 155°56′11.5″W / 19.479194°N 155.936528°W / 19.479194; -155.936528 1922 027 27 ft (8.2 m) 28150 G7236
Nohili Point Light[27] Poipu N/A Unknown 120 120 ft (37 m) N/A N/A
Palaoa Point Light[28] Lanai 20°43′56.5″N 156°57′53.6″W / 20.732361°N 156.964889°W / 20.732361; -156.964889 1934 091 91 ft (28 m) 28554 G7314
Paukaa Point Light[29] Paukaa 19°45′44.0″N 155°05′23.1″W / 19.762222°N 155.089750°W / 19.762222; -155.089750 1925 145 145 ft (44 m) 28030 G7210
Pauwela Point Light[30] Pauwela 20°56′44.0″N 156°19′16.8″W / 20.945556°N 156.321333°W / 20.945556; -156.321333 1960s 161 161 ft (49 m) 28385 G7286
Pearl Harbor Entrance
Range Front Light
Pearl Harbor 21°19′36.4″N 157°58′15.8″W / 21.326778°N 157.971056°W / 21.326778; -157.971056 Unknown 060 60 ft (18 m) 29380 G7370
Pearl Harbor Entrance
Range Rear Light
Pearl Harbor 21°19′56.0″N 157°58′26.1″W / 21.332222°N 157.973917°W / 21.332222; -157.973917 Unknown 095 95 ft (29 m) 29385 G7370.1
Pepeekeo Point Light[31] Pepeekeo 19°50′50.1″N 155°04′57.6″W / 19.847250°N 155.082667°W / 19.847250; -155.082667 2004 147 147 ft (45 m) 28025 G7212
Pohakuloa Point Light[32] Lanai City N/A 1968 Unknown N/A N/A
Pyramid Rock Light[33] Kaneohe 21°27′44.2″N 157°45′48.8″W / 21.462278°N 157.763556°W / 21.462278; -157.763556 1941 101 101 ft (31 m) 28675 G7324

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hawaii The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 5 November 2016
  2. ^ Light List, Hawaii District 14 United States Coast Giuard. Retrieved 5 November 2016
  3. ^ "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Hawaii". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office. Archived from the original on 2017-05-01.
  4. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Coconut Point Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  5. ^ "Minor light of Maui - Hanamanioa". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  6. ^ "Minor light of Kaua'i - Hanapepe". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  7. ^ "Minor light of Maui - Hawea Point". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  8. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Ka Lae". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  9. ^ "Minor light of Oahu - Ka'ena Point Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  10. ^ "Minor light of Kaua'i - Kahala Point Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  11. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Kailua Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  12. ^ "Minor light of Maui - Ka'uiki Head Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  13. ^ "Minor light of Lana'i - Kaumalapau Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  14. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Kawaihae Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  15. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Keahole Point Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  16. ^ "Minor light of Kaua'i - Kokole Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  17. ^ "Minor light of Kaua'i - Kuki'i Point Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  18. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Kukuihaele Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  19. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Laupahoehoe Point Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  20. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Mahukona Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  21. ^ "Minor light of Kaua'i - Makahu'ena Point Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  22. ^ "Minor light of Lana'i - Manele Bay Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  23. ^ "Minor light of Maui - McGregor Point Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  24. ^ "Minor light of Maui - Molokini Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  25. ^ "Minor light of Maui - Nakalele Lighthouse". Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  26. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Napo'opo'o Lighthouse". Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  27. ^ "Minor light of Kaua'i - Nohili Point Lighthouse". Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  28. ^ "Minor light of Lana'i - Palaoa Point Lighthouse". Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  29. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Pauka'a Point Lighthouse". Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  30. ^ "Minor light of Maui - Pa'uwela Point Lighthouse". Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  31. ^ "Minor light of Hawai'i - Pepe'ekeo Point Lighthouse". Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  32. ^ "Minor light of Lana'i - Pohakuloa Point Lighthouse". Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  33. ^ "Minor light of Oahu - Pyramid Rock Lighthouse". Retrieved October 10, 2017.

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