|April 2001 (19.708 Degrees, -155.074 Degrees) Wailoa River Arch Bridges|
However, Hilo is a tsunami magnet. Similar to Crescent City in California, earthquakes in the Pacific create waves that are amplified on reaching the Big Island's eastern shore. A railway with tracks and bridges used to hug the eastern coast but it was sold as scrap metal after being destroyed by a tsunami in 1946 that originated in the Aleutian Islands.
Hawaii's Bridges: Wailoa River Arch Bridges by Mark Yashinsky is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.