Friday, July 6, 2012

This lighthouse is part of Kauai's sugar plantation history, a symbol of the town, build in 1912. It is one of the nations most intact historic light stations. Consisting of concrete lighthouse, three field stone keepers' quarter, a fuel oil shed, cisterns, and a supply landing platform.
It became a refuge since 1985 to protect the local birds and the migratory birds. You can actually see nesting and resting birds like, red footed boobies, brown boobies, Laysan Albatross, black footed Albatross, Great Frigatebird, red tailed tropic bird, white tailed tropic bird, Hawaiian goose, Pacific golden plover, wedge-tailed shearwater, newell's shearwater, wandering tattler and ruddyturnstone. Kilauea is the most visited place in the island with estimated of over 500,000 visitors each year.


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