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Name: Moloka'i Light  

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Also known as: Kalaupapa Light

Also known as: Molokai Light

Nearest Town or City:
Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United States

Location: Kalaupapa Peninsula, Island of Moloka'i.

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Photo: Jim Wolfrum

Managing Organization:
Kalaupapa National Park

Telephone: 808-567-6802


Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 2222
Hawaii, 96742, United States

This is the tallest lighthouse on the Pacific Ocean.

Tower Height: 138

Height of Focal Plane: 213

Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
1.5 story stone keeper's bungalow, second concrete keeper's house (1951), storage building.

Date Established: 1909

Date Present Tower Built: 1909

Date Automated: 1970

Optics: 1909: Second order Fresnel lens, now DCB-24.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? By appointment.

The park can be reached by air through commercial and charter flights from Honolulu, O`ahu, and from Hoolehua, Moloka`i. Some visitors arrive by private boats and tie to buoys near the dock at Kalaupapa. Lighthouse tours may be available by appointment; call 808-567-6802, EXT. 22 OR 26.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places


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