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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Hilo, Hawaii

Hilo is the second largest city in Hawaii and the first largest on the Big Island. The city is the wettest city on earth with an average of 126 inches of rain per year. It's location also makes it suseptible to tsunamis and has infact had 2 deadly tsunamis hit in 1946 and 1960. Hilo is also home to the Merrie Monarch Festival which celebrates King David Kalākaua.

Read more about Hilo on Wikipedia.

This map shows the incorporated and unincorporated areas in Hawaii County, Hawaii, highlighting Hilo in red. Copyrighted by Arkyan