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Kauhola Point (Kohala Mill) Light

Location: Kauhola Point / N end of Hawaii near Mahukona, HI

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About Kauhola Point (Kohala Mill) Light

The location of the light is Kauhola Point / N end of Hawaii. The nearest city is Mahukona, HI. The station was first established in 1933. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1933.

The lighthouse is a white cylindrical concrete tower.

The tower had a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 108 ft above mean high water. The light had a nominal range of 24 nautical miles. The tower height is 86 ft. The light had a period of 15 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Grounds Only    Active?: No

Identification number: 28010 (U.S.)
Identification number: G7222 (International)

The Kauhola Lighthouse sits on a 3.5-acre federal government property north of Hawi in the Kohala area of the Big Island and is in danger of falling down a steep cliff face if no action is taken. The lighthouse was removed from the site on December 12, 2009.

In 1933, the lighthouse was approximately 85 feet away from the edge of the cliff; when demolished it was less than 20 feet away.

Obscured from 306 to 101.
Lighted throughout 24 hours.

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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