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DIAMOND HEAD LIGHT

State: HAWAII
Location: DIAMOND HEAD/OAHU ISLAND
Nearest City: HONOLULU
County: HONOLULU
U.S.C.G. District: 14
Year Station Established: 1899


Diamond Head Light
NPS photo by Candace Clifford, 1991
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1918
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1924
  • Foundation Materials: MASONRY
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE WITH RED ROOF
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 57
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1899
  • Present Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1899
  • Height of Focal Plane: 147
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: ORIGINAL LENS STILL IN OPERATION
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1921
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: BUNGALOW
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #80001282
Name of Listing: U.S. COAST GUARD DIAMOND HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
CONSTRUCTION OF 1918 TOWER USED WATCHROOM FROM 1899 TOWER



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