Radome at Hawaii Air National Guard Radar Site near Kalalau Lookout in Koke'e State Park, Kauai, Hawaii, USA.
This remote yet prominent state radar station with radome shaped like golf ball surveils the Hawaii region, just above Kalalau Lookout at 4000 feet elevation on the island of Kauai, USA. The Kokee AFS Air National Guard Radar Site, is a state militia unit under jurisdiction of the Governor of Hawaii through the office of the Hawaii Adjutant General, unless federalized by order of the President of the United States, as it is an Air Reserve Component (ARC) of the United States Air Force (USAF). This remote Air Force Station (AFS) on Kauai has its headquarters at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu. The scenic Koke'e State Park is in northwestern Kauai in the Hawaiian Islands, USA. Perched on a plateau between 3200 and 4200 feet, the park gets temperatures at least 15 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than at sea level. Koke'e receives 50-100 inches of rain per year, mostly from October to May. Its forests are dominated by Acacia koa and ohia lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) trees.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download