Lifeguard Tower Locations

See a list all tower locations on Oʻahu.

Tower Information

Hours of Operation

Honolulu Ocean Safety is the primary responder for emergencies on beaches and in the near shore waters (out to one mile) for the entire shoreline of Oʻahu, all 227 miles of it. Ocean Safety staffs 41 Lifeguard towers and 24 mobile units daily, 365 days a year. Towers are generally open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, with some exceptions in Waikīkī and Hanauma Bay.

Ocean Safety is part of the city's 911 system, and mobile responders are dispatched to 911 calls for assistance from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Tower Closures

As the City & County continues to grow an extended hours program for coverage, towers are sometimes closed for staffing reasons. Sign up for alerts from the City and County of Honolulu's website,, or download the mobile app. Any tower closures will be announced there.

Tower Locations

Tower NameLocationAddress
Ala Moana Sub StationAla Moana Beach Park1201 Ala Moana
Tower 1BAla Moana Beach Park1201 Ala Moana
Tower 1CAla Moana Beach Park1201 Ala Moana
Tower 1DAla Moana Beach Park1201 Ala Moana
Tower 1EAla Moana Beach Park1201 Ala Moana
Tower 1GMagic Island1365 Ala Moana
District 1 Sub StationNatatorium2815 Kalākaua Ave.
Tower 2ASheraton Moana2367 Kalākaua Ave.
Tower 2BWaikīkī Beach Center2401 Kalākaua Ave.
Waikīkī Police StationWaikīkī Police Station2425 Kalākaua Ave.
Tower 2CKūhiō Beach Park2479 Kalākaua Ave.
Tower 2DKūhiō Beach Park2501 Kalākaua Ave.
Tower 2EQueen Kapiʻolani Beach Park2601 Kalākaua Ave.
Tower 2FQueen Kapiʻolani Beach Park2709 Kalākaua Ave.
Tower 2HKaimana Beach Park2815 Kalākaua Ave.
District 2 Sub StationKokohead District Park423 Kaumakani Street
Tower 3AHanauma Bay7455 Kalanianaʻole Highway
Tower 3BHanauma Bay7455 Kalanianaʻole Highway
Tower 3CHanauma Bay7455 Kalanianaʻole Highway
Station 3EHanauma Bay7456 Kalanianaʻole Highway
Tower 4AAwāwamalu8439 Kalanianaʻole Highway
Tower 4BAwāwamalu8439 Kalanianaʻole Highway
Tower 5Makapuʻu Beach Park41-095 Kalanianaʻole Highway
Tower 6AWaimānalo Beach Park41-741 Kalanianaʻole Highway
Tower 6Waimānalo Bay Park41-043 ʻĀloʻiloʻi Street
Tower 7Bellows Field Beach Park41-1201 Kalanianaʻole Highway
Tower 8Kailua Beach Park20 S. Lihiwai Road
District 3 Sub StationDistrict 3 Sub Station59-446 Ke Waena Road
Tower 9Kualoa Regional Park49-479 Kamehameha Highway
Tower 25Sunset Beach Park59-360 Kamehameha Highway
Tower 26ʻEhukai Beach Park59-337 Ke Nui Road
Tower 27Ke Waena59-469 Ke Waena Road
Tower 29Waimea Bay Beach Park61-031 Kamehameha Highway
Tower 30AChun's Reef Beach61-335 Kamehameha Highway
Tower 30BLaniākea BeachKamehameha Highway
Tower 31Aliʻi Beach Park66-105 Haleʻiwa Road
District 4 Sub StationDistrict 4 Sub Station85-641 Farrington Highway
Tower 41Nānākuli Beach Park89-269 Farrington Highway
Tower 42Kalanianaʻole Beach Park89-229 Farrington Highway
Tower 43Māʻili Beach Park87-021 Farrington Highway
Tower 45Pōkaʻī Bay Beach Park85-923 Bayview Street
Tower 47Mākaha Beach Park84-369 Farrington Highway
Tower 50Keawaʻula Beach Park81-601 Farrington Highway
TrainingʻĀina Haina Training939 Hind Luka Drive