A Second Chance for Lāhainā Noon

Lāhainā Noon is that moment when the Sun is directly overhead. At the moment of Lāhainā Noon shadows disappear.

The first Lāhainā Noon of the year occurs in May as the Sun is moving northwards in the sky. The second chance to see Lāhainā Noon is in July as the Sun moves back to the south.

The table below gives the dates and times for this second Lāhainā Noon across the islands.

Lahiana Noon for July 2019
CityLong.Lat.DateTimeElevation
Naalehu 155°35’W19°03’NJul 2712:29HST89.9
Hilo 155°05’W19°42’NJul 2412:27HST89.9
Kona 155°59’W19°39’NJul 2512:30HST89.9
Waimea 155°40’W20°01’NJul 2312:29HST89.9
Hawi 155°50’W20°14’NJul 2212:30HST89.9
Hana 156°00’W20°46’NJul 1912:30HST89.9
Kihei 156°27’W20°45’NJul 1912:32HST90.0
Kahalui 156°28’W20°53’NJul 1812:32HST89.9
Lahaina 156°40’W20°53’NJul 1812:33HST89.9
Lanai City156°55’W20°50’NJul 1812:34HST89.9
Kaunakakai157°01’W21°05’NJul 1712:34HST89.9
Honolulu 157°49’W21°18’NJul 1612:37HST89.9
Kaneohe 157°48’W21°25’NJul 1512:37HST89.9
Waialua 158°08’W21°34’NJul 1412:38HST89.9
Lihue 159°22’W21°58’NJul 1112:43HST89.9
Data from US Naval Observatory Data Services

Author: Andrew

An electrical engineer, amateur astronomer, and diver, living and working on Mauna Kea, Hawai'i.

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