Diamond Head Lighthouse
Diamond Head Lighthouse
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Virginia44,720 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
The Diamond Head Lighthouse is located on Diamond Head Road that encircles Diamond Head. The lighthouse is not open to the public but is easily visible from both Diamond Head Road and near the Kuilei Cliffs Beach Park. The white concrete structure stands 55-feet tall and has a red roof. Originally built in 1899 and rebuilt in 1917 due to cracks, the place serves as the home for the commander of the 14th coast guard district. I did some research and found that large bonfires were used to guide mariners ashore. Lighthouses were built on Oahu after shipwreck of two large ships in the 1800’s. The red light was visible for 17 nautical miles from the shoreline.
Written March 26, 2022
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Pandy D
Sydney, Australia1,566 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
Diamond Head Lighthouse, Oahu
From Waikiki Beach, the Lighthouse is about a 45min (mainly coastal) walk with beautiful beaches and residences along the way. The lighthouse is visible from the street but no public access. Wear good walking shoes as the path towards Diamond Head is a little rocky.
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Written July 11, 2022
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Victoria B
Raleigh, NC1,660 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 • Couples
My husband and I love lighthouses and climbing them, so we drove over to Diamond Head Lighthouse after climbing Diamond Head only to find that you can't enter. It's not for the public. We took some great pictures from the road and moved on. Lots of surfers park here to walk down to the ocean and the lighthouse and very pretty!
Written February 16, 2018
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James S
Houston, TX178 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
If you are going to Diamond Head, stop by the lighthouse for a few photos and set some shots of the ocean, too. The lighthouse is on private property.
Written May 7, 2019
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ChristinaT06
Key Largo, FL105 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
We were able to see the lighthouse from Diamondhead but didn't venture to the actual lighthouse grounds. The lighthouse is not open to the public.
Written December 27, 2018
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traveler19001900
32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Friends
An easy walk from the downtown area. While the lighthouse is not open to the public, you can get great photos without going down to the beach. I’ve gone down onto the beach to take photos in previous years, but didn’t this year as it appeared there were lots of homeless individuals camping out.
Written December 18, 2018
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86george
Honolulu, HI9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Solo
The lighthouse is located in the shadow of Diamond Head Crater, on Diamond Head Rd. The drive along Diamond Head Road runs adjacent to the ocean, with sweeping views of white cap waves and the collection of surfers, young and old, who wait below for the perfect wave to ride. This is a great spot to visit, whether you're there on vacation, or have lived on the island forever!
Written January 22, 2018
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TravelingSoccerLoon
Saint Paul, MN5,385 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
The hike to the top of Diamond Head offers nice views of the Diamond Head Lighthouse and ocean below.
Written January 5, 2024
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travellight007
Gill, MA365 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Solo
It is on private property and you can only see it from the road. The Blue Line Trolley does not stop so you can take a quick picture.
Written September 23, 2023
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therese235
Honolulu, HI9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2020 • Couples
Clear day with sunshine and surf. Look out is incredible and free. You can hike down to beach and swim or surf! Downside there were not many open parking stall open.
Written April 14, 2020
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