The station name comes from the nearby Hinode (‘sunrise’) Pier, the first pier in the Port of Tokyo completed in 1925. Now the pier is busy with cruise ships to and from the Rinkai and Asakusa areas. Dinner cruises also depart from here.
This is a pattern featuring sunrays scattered through clouds.
There are a number of variations, some of which are used in family crests. This pattern was very popular among warlords in the northern Kyushu such as the Ryuzoji and Omura clans during the civil war period (15-16th centuries) and the Nabeshima clan in the Edo period (17-19th centuries).