Behr Hilo Bay

Behr Hilo Bay PPU15-09 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Hilo Bay paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU15-09. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU15-09
Color name:Hilo Bay

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What are Behr Hilo Bay undertones?

Blue is Behr Hilo Bay undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

118, 138, 161

Is Behr Hilo Bay PPU15-09 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 212° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU15-09 Hilo Bay HSL code: 212, 19%, 55%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Color comparison

Hilo Bay PPU15-09 vs Montage MQ5-16

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Hilo Bay PPU15-09 vs Brisk Blue S530-5

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Color codes

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HEX#768aa1copy color code
RGB Decimal118, 138, 161copy color code
RGB Percent46.27%, 54.12%, 63.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 212° Saturation: 26.71% Value: 63.14%copy color code
HSLhsl(212, 19, 55)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 26.71 Magenta: 14.29 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 36.86copy color code
YIQY: 134.642 I: -19.309 Q: 2.927copy color code
XYZX: 22.99 Y: 24.601 Z: 37.246copy color code
CIE LabL:56.684 a:-1.761 b:-14.555copy color code
CIE LuvL:56.684 u:-11.261 v:-21.229copy color code
Decimal7768737copy color code
Hunter lab49.599, -4.06, -9.803copy color code
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