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Pacific Tsunami Museum, Hilo

130 Kamehameha Avenue
Hilo , Hawaii
96720
Tel: 808 935 0926
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In Hawaii, tsunamis, more than any other natural disaster, have been responsible for killing the most people. From 1900 to 1964, small tidal waves hit Hilo every seven years. A 1946 tsunami destroyed beachfront neighborhoods, flooded downtown, changed the coastal landscape, and killed about 159 people. This museum stands as a memorial and a source of information to demystify the big-wave phenomenon.

Open Mondays through Saturdays 9 am to 4 pm.

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irondog

the 7th annual PTM story festival was incredible! And the museum has two cool new exhibits, one about the Indian Ocean tsunami and another that allows you to create... more