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Tsunami Survivor Video
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Ernest Kurohara, a 1946 Hilo tsunami survivor, lived and attended school a few blocks from Hilo Bay.

Kurohara boy
Ernest Kurohara as a young boy
To watch the video, click on the left arrow on the Quicktime screen.

To watch the video, click on the left arrow on the Quicktime screen.
Ayato Sakaki, a 1946 Hilo tsunami survivor, worked for HELCO, Hawaii Electric Company at the time of the tsunami.

Sakaki Barber
Ayato Sakaki and the Sakaki Barber Shop




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