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Name: Kauhola Point Light  

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Also known as: Kohala Mill Light

Nearest Town or City:
North Kohala, Hawaii, United States

Location: Kauhola Point, north end of Hawaii.

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Photo: Mike Boucher

This lighthouse was very similar to Barbers Point Light on Oahu. This tower built in 1933 was demolished in 2010.

Tower Height: 86

Height of Focal Plane: 116

Description of Tower: White, conical reinforced concrete tower with no lantern.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1897: White, square, pyramidal wooden tower with an enclosed watchroom; focal plane height of 60 feet. 1917: White, pyramidal wooden tower; focal plane height of 65 feet.

Date Established: 1897

Keepers: John Hoopii (1903-1909), Edward K. Moealoha (1910-1913), William Welsbarth (1916), George Ah Choy (1917-1920), Charles K. Akana (1921-1922), John M. Kaohimunu (1921-1922), John M. Sweeney (1923-1933; 1935-1941), Sidney Estrella (1941-1951)


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