Moloka'i Light Station (Kalaupapa Lighthouse), Makanalua, Kalaupapa, Kalawao County, Moloka'i Island, Hawaii
MOLOKAI (KALAUPAPA) LIGHT
NORTH SIDE OF KALAUPAPA PENINSULA NEAR KALAUPAPA, HAWAII
Station Established: 1909
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1909
Foundation Materials: MASONRY
Construction Materials: CONCRETE
Tower Shape: OCTAGONAL
Markings/Pattern: WHITE WITH BLACK LANTERN
Relationship to Other Structure: SEPARATE
Original Lens: SECOND ORDER BIVALVE, FRESNEL
- Molokai Light is the tallest US lighthouse in the Pacific.
- The light sits in the Kalaupapa National Park.
- The light remains an active aid to navigation.
- It is open to the public. Tours are by reservation.
Researched and written by Melissa Buckler, a volunteer through the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society.