We send our deepest condolences to our friends, families, and colleagues in Chile at this time of devastation. Aloha and welcome to the Hilo Bay Web Camera. Through education and awareness, we believe that no one should die due to a tsunami. Hilo Bay is sometimes called "the tsunami capital of the United States". We send our deepest condolences to our friends, families, and colleagues in Chile at this time of devastation. The April 1, 1946, tsunami from the 1946 Aleutian Islands earthquake killed 96 people on Hilo Bay. The waves that struck Hawaiʻi were impressive, but fortunately, not damaging. February 27, 2010 Tsunami. The goals of the Museum are to promote public tsunami education and to preserve history. A February 27, 2010, U.S. government map shows what were expected to be Pacific tsunami strike times for later that day. Our thoughtful BayCam operation donor: Jay and Gloria Turkovsky ; The Hilo Bay Web Camera needs continued support. The bay's topography steers tsunamis to Hilo from earthquakes in active areas such as Chile and the Aleutian Islands. … This camera is showing a live video stream of Hilo Bay from the rooftop of the Pacific Tsunami Museum. Home / Hilo Bay Web Camera. The waves that struck Hawaii were impressive, but fortunately, not damaging. This tsunami was generated in Chile, from a M 8.8 earthquake. 2010 Tsunami Images; 2011 Tsunami Images; Interactive Hilo Bay Map; Pacific Tsunami Museum – Saving Lives Through Education. This tsunami was generated in Chile, from a M 8.8 earthquake. February 27, 2010 Tsunami. 2010 Tsunami Images; 2011 Tsunami Images; Interactive Hilo Bay Map; Hilo Bay Web Camera.