Tsunamis are to Hawaii as earthquakes are to San Francisco . They are much-publicized and widely feared, but few people know ... More
Pacific Tsunami Museum
Tsunamis are to Hawaii as earthquakes are to San Francisco . They are much-publicized and widely feared, but few people know facts about them. This museum aims to educate locals and tourists through a variety of exhibits and programs. Photos, transcribed oral histories, models and many other kinds of exhibits are onsite. Essay and poster contests, newsletters and tsunami anniversaries help to alert people to the museum's existence. This museum also serves as a memorial to the people killed in tsunamis of the past. Check website for current events and exhibits.
The Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is just eight minutes from the ITO Hilo International Airport; the hotel is equally close
to many Hilo attractions like10 minutes to Rainbow Falls and 40 minutes to Hawaii Volcanoes Park. Other local attractions ...
Located in Hilo, this museum is comprised of two separate galleries. The Island Heritage Gallery features a number of exhibits
on Hawaii's history, heritage and culture. The Earth Heritage Gallery is devoted to the natural sciences. Additional permanent exhibits ...
This event spans a five day period and is held at various locations throughout the Hilo side of the Big
Island. It draws volleyball players from all over the country, as well as some international players. More than 100 ...