Kalaupapa National Park
Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 2222
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
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