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Cape Kumukahi Light

Location: E point of Hawaii Island near Pahoa, HI

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About Cape Kumukahi Light

The location of the light is E point of Hawaii Island. The nearest city is Pahoa, HI. The station was first established in 1929. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1934.

The lighthouse is a white pyramidal skeleton tower.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 156 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 24 nautical miles. The tower height is 153 ft. The light has a period of 15 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Unknown    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 28130 (U.S.)
Identification number: G7248 (International)

The tower was automated in 1960.

Lighted throughout 24 hours. Obscured from 015 to 120.

Emergency light of reduced intensity when main light is extinguished. Emergency light operates during periods of darkness only.

A 'flashing' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is shorter than the total duration of darkness and the appearances of light (flashes) are usually of equal duration. So in the 15 second period, the light is on for less than 7.5 then off for more than 7.5.

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