Plenty of precipitation: Hawaii records rainiest March since 2006

Rain falls over Holualoa Tuesday afternoon. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Hawaii’s most recent drought monitor map was recently released by a partnership between the USDA, NDMC, USDOA and NOAA. The only parts of the state currently in drought conditions are in Maui County.

Two park patrons walk through Lili‘uokalani Park and Gardens on a rainy day in Hilo March 25. (KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald)

A year ago at this time, nearly all areas of the Hawaiian Islands were affected by drought.