Hawaii Lighthouses

List of all lighthouses in the state of Hawaii as identified by the United States Coast Guard and other historical sources. Fifteen lighthouses in Hawaii are associated with the U.S. Coast Guard. Including minor lights, there are 43 lights in total.

Focal height and coordinates are taken from the 1907 United States Coast Guard Light List, while location and dates of activation, automation, and deactivation are taken from the United States Coast Guard Historical information site for lighthouses.

Name Image Location Year first lit Year deactivated Focal Height
Aloha Tower Honolulu 1926 1960s 184 184 ft (56 m)
Barbers Point Light Kapolei 1888 (First)
1933 (Current)
Active 085 85 ft (26 m)
Cape Kumukahi Light Hilo
1929 (First)
1934 (Current)
Active 156 156 ft (48 m)
Diamond Head Light Honolulu 1899 (First)
1917 (Current)
Active 147 147 ft (45 m)
Kauhola Point Light Halaula
(Kauhola Point)
1897 (First)
1933 (Last)
116 116 ft (35 m)
Kilauea Light Kilauea 1913 Active
(Inactive: 1976-2013)
174 174 ft (53 m)
Lahaina Light Lahaina 1840 (First)
1917 (Current)
Active 044 44 ft (13 m)
Makapuu Point Light Makapuʻu Point 1909 Active 420 420 ft (130 m)
Moloka'i Light Molokai 1909 Active 213 213 ft (65 m)
Nawiliwili Light Not Available Nawiliwili Beach 1906 (First)
1932 (Current)
Active 110 110 ft (34 m)

Lighthouses of California and Hawaii: Eureka to San Diego to Honolulu (Lighthouse Series)

Lighthouses of California and Hawaii is a fascinating guide to the most significant lighthouses in California and Hawaii. Through stirring historic accounts and stunning color and archival photographs, the stories of nearly forty lighthouses come to life in vivid detail. Each light - from St. George Light near Crescent City, California, to Diamond Head Light in Honolulu, Hawaii - tells its own engrossing tale of survival against the elements. Discover the rich history behind these majestic sentinels, and find out how to visit them. Inside you'll find practical information, including: a regional map showing the location of each light; directions to the lights; details on access and visiting hours; advice on the best vantage points for viewing and picture-taking. (8 1/2 x 11, 96 pages, color photos, b&w photos)