Diamond Head Lighthouse

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Diamond Head Lighthouse
Diamond Head Lighthouse, Honolulu, USA-4Aug2009.jpg
Diamond Head Lighthouse
Diamond Head Lighthouse is located in Hawaii
Diamond Head Lighthouse
Hawaii
Location 3399 Diamond Head Rd.
Honolulu, Hawaii
Coordinates 21°15′20.7″N 157°48′34.5″W / 21.255750°N 157.809583°W / 21.255750; -157.809583
Year first constructed 1898 (first)
Year first lit 1917 (current)
Construction concrete tower
Tower shape square pyramidal tower with circular balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white tower, red lantern dome
Height 57 feet (17 m)
Focal height 147 feet (45 m)
Original lens Barbier et Bénard 3rd order Fresnel lens
Range white: 17 nautical miles (31 km; 20 mi)
red: 14 nautical miles (26 km; 16 mi)
Characteristic Oc (2) WR 10s.
Admiralty number G7328
ARLHS number HAW-003
USCG number 6-29060
Managing agent United States Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard Diamond Head Lighthouse
Diamond Head Lighthouse is located in Hawaii
Diamond Head Lighthouse
Location 3399 Diamond Head Rd., Honolulu, Hawaii
Coordinates 21°15′25″N 157°48′34″W / 21.25694°N 157.80944°W / 21.25694; -157.80944Coordinates: 21°15′25″N 157°48′34″W / 21.25694°N 157.80944°W / 21.25694; -157.80944
Built 1917
NRHP Reference # 80001282[1]
Added to NRHP October 31, 1980

Diamond Head Lighthouse is a United States Coast Guard facility located on Diamond Head in Honolulu, on the island of Oʻahu in the State of Hawaiʻi.

The lighthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

The Diamond Head Lighthouse was featured on a United States postage stamp in June 2007.[2]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Yap, Brittany P. (June 22, 2007). "Isle lighthouse graces postage stamp". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Retrieved 28 February 2009. 

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