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MAKAPUU POINT LIGHT

State: HAWAII
Location: WAIMANALO/OAHU ISLAND
Nearest City: WAIMANALO
County: HONOLULU
U.S.C.G. District: 14
Year Station Established: 1909


Makapuu Point Light
NPS photo by James P. Delgado, 1989
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1909
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1974
  • Foundation Materials: MASONRY
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 46
  • Original Optic: HYPER-RADIANT
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1909
  • Present Optic: HYPER-RADIANT
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1909
  • Height of Focal Plane: 420
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: ORIGINAL LENS STILL IN OPERATION
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO, DEMOLISHED

Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #77000447
Name of Listing: U.S. COAST GUARD MAKAPUU POINT LIGHT
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
SITE OF LARGEST LENS IN AMERICA (HYPER-RADIANT OR RADIAL); LANDFALL FOR TRAFFIC COMING FROM WEST COAST TO HONOLULU; LAND WHERE DWELLINGS WERE IS NOW STATE OWNED



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