Weather update: Power disruption affects 45,000

  • Snow is seen from a webcam at the Subaru Telescop atop Maunakea Monday morning. (Subaru/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • Waves at the entrance to Honokohau Harbor prevented fishing charters and other ocean activities from heading to sea on Monday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Kahalu‘u Beach Park is closed Monday for the winter storm. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Beachgoers ignore the closure to spend the day at Old Kona Airport Park on Monday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Rudy Adelaar from Amsterdam launches a kite at Old Kona Airport Park on Monday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Paul Adelaar from Amsterdam flies a kite at Old Kona Airport Park on Monday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Stephanie Smith, Bite Me Sportfishing Marketing and Sales Manager looks at the waves at Honokohau Harbor that prevented the fleet from heading to sea Monday morning. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • High surf crashes along Alii Drive Monday morning. (Contributed photo / Bob Hudson)

KAILUA-KONA — Some county services were knocked off line after a severe winter storm pounded areas of North Hawaii over the weekend.