U.S. Coast Guard
The keeper's house at this station was destroyed by a lava flow in 1960. NOAA's Mauna Loa Observatory now has an air sampling facility at the lighthouse.
Tower Height: 125
Height of Focal Plane: 156
Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal skeletal steel tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1934
Date Automated: 1960
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? no
The lighthouse is at the end of secondary road 132.