April is Tsunami Awareness Month

  • Photo courtesy of the Bunji Fujimoto Collection

This historic photo shows that trestles were washed away from the Kolekole Bridge after the April 1, 1946, tsunami. Come enjoy free admission Saturday for Tsunami Preparedness Day at the Pacific Tsunami Museum in downtown Hilo. Questions will be answered by representatives from Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, contact the museum at 935-0926.

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