Officials tell residents to be aware of tsunamis’ perils
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The Kuwahara Store looks mostly intact amid the wreckage of Hilo’s business district. Some buildings, lifted off their foundations, are at odd angles.
PACIFIC TSUNAMI MUSEUM / JAMES KERSHNER COLLECTION
Waves bear down on the already scoured Hilo waterfront during the April 1, 1946, tsunami.
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