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Name: Pa'uwela Point Light  

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Also known as: Pauwela Point Light

Nearest Town or City:
Pa'uwela, Hawaii, United States

Location: North coast of Maui.

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Photo: Mike & Judy Boucher
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

The light was automated in 1936, but a new lightstation with a resident keeper was built in 1937. All the buildings have now been razed and a simple post light is in use.

Tower Height: 40

Height of Focal Plane: 161

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 15 seconds; range 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White post.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1910: Acetylene light shown from a mast (unattended). 1911: Square skeleton tower with an enclosed watchroom, on the roof of the keeper's house, 35 feet tall. 1937: White, square pyramidal skeleton tower, 47 feet tall.

Date Established: 1910

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Date Automated: 1964

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Keepers: Philip Kepilino (1911-1921), John Enos (1937-1941), Edward Marques (1946-1962), Robert Hearn (1962-1964).


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