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HISTORY OF LIGHTHOUSES

The first lighthouse in America was Boston Light on Little Brewster Island (1716). The original tower was destroyed by the British during the evacuation of Boston and eventually reconstructed in 1784. The oldest existing lighthouse in America is Sandy Hook Lighthouse, NJ (1764), which is still in operation. By the end of the 19th century, the United States with its long coastlines had the most lighthouses of any nation. Lighthouse keepers were needed to trim the wicks, replenish fuel, wind clockworks and perform maintenance tasks such as cleaning lenses and windows. The last manned lighthouse built in the U.S. was the Charleston Light constructed in 1962.


Lighthouses in Hawaii

Hawaii Historic Lighthouse Information & Lighthouse Pictures
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Aloha Tower Lighthouse, Honolulu Harbor, Oahu (was the Honolulu Harbor Light)
Barbers Point Lighthouse, Oahu
Cape Kumukahi Lighthouse
Coconut Point Lighthouse
Diamond Head Lighthouse
Honolulu Range Lighthouse
Kailua Lighthouse
Kauiki Head Lighthouse, Maui
Kauhola Point Lighthouse, Big Island Hawaii
Keahole Point Lighthouse, Big Island Hawaii
Kilauea Lighthouse, Kilauea, Hawaii
Kukii Point Lighthouse
Kukuihaele Lighthouse
Lae O Ha Laau Point Lighthouse
Lahaina Lighthouse
Mahukona Lighthouse, Big Island Hawaii
Makapuu Point Lighthouse, Makapuu Point, Oahu
McGregor Point Lighthouse, Maui
Molokai Lighthouse, Molokai, HI
Nawiliwili Harbor Lighthouse (Ninini Point)
Napoopoo Lighthouse, Big Island Hawaii
Pauwela Point Lighthouse
Paukaa Point Lighthouse, Big Island, HI
Pepeekeo Point Lighthouse, Hilo HI
Pohakuloa Lighthouse (Shipwreck Beach)
Pyramid Rock Lighthouse



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