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Celebrate Tsunami Awareness Month at the Pacific Tsunami Museum

April 1 @ 10:00 am - April 30 @ 4:30 pm



Celebrate Tsunami Awareness Month at the Pacific Tsunami Museum

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 1stFree Public Talk by Dr. Walt Dudley at Pahoa Public Library. Talk topic will be the 1946 April Fools Day Tsunami.

Saturday, April 6thBook signing appearance by Tammy Yee, illustrator of Tsunami Quilt book and the Baby Honu; accompliced by book reading by Docent Dian; free entry to Kama’aina (Hawaii Residents)

Thursday, April 11thOnce in a lifetime Presentation by Dr. Alison Thompson. Dr. Alison Thompson, a dedicated humanitarian, has received prestigious awards such as the Dr. Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award and the “Woman of Peace” award. She served as a first responder during the 9/11 attacks in NYC and founded the non-profit Third Wave Volunteers (TWV), which has grown into a global network of over 30,000 volunteers. Following the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, she co-founded a Community Tsunami Early-warning disaster Center and a children’s learning museum in Sri Lanka. Alison has worked with diverse communities worldwide, from indigenous tribes in Colombia to victims of wildfires in Maui. She will be giving a presentation at the Pacific Tsunami Museum on April 11th, with limited seating available. RSVP Here : link

Saturday, April 27th Celebrate Tsunami Awareness Month with Closing Ceremony. All are invited to a Presentation by Dr. Roxane Keliikipikaneokolohaka. Dr. Keliikipikaneokolohaka was born and raised in Waiakea, Hilo, Hawai’i and has been an educator in various contexts for over 20 years – including being the creator of the oil or chant for the Pacific Tsunami Museum.

Every Sunday from 10am – 12pm- Photo Scanning Days “Help us digitize local history! Bring in your photos taken in tsunami associated areas (Hilo, waiakea, etc) (people, events, landmarks, holidays, and more) and let us scan it for our digital collection. We’ll give you back the original and your image will become a part of PTMs photographic record of our community. Loose, unframed photos up to 11×17 inches can be scanned, limit 5 per person, please!”

More details to be announced. Any questions – please direct them to admin@tsunami.org. Mahalo nui loa





April 1 @ 10:00 am
April 30 @ 4:30 pm


Pacific Tsunami Museum
130 Kamehameha Ave
Hilo, HI 96720 United States
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