Honolulu Harbor Light (Minor Light of Oahu), Honolulu Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii
HONOLULU HARBOR LIGHT
Location: HONOLULU HARBOR NEAR OAHU, HAWAII
Station Established: 1869
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1969
Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
Construction Materials: CONCRETE
Tower Shape: SQUARE
Relationship to Other Structure: SEPARATE
Original Lens: FOURTH ORDER FRESNEL
- The original Honolulu Harbor Light was built in 1826. It was a white wooden structure on piles. It was nicknamed the Harbor Wink.
- In 1910 a grey, square concrete tower was built.
- That structure was replaced by the Aloha Tower in a different location. The Honolulu Harbor Light was destroyed in 1934.
- The Aloha Tower was deactivated in 1970. The tower served as a communications and harbor control center. The light has been deactivated.
- The Aloha Tower is open to the public and is part of a marketplace.
Researched and written by Melissa Buckler, a volunteer through the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society.