East Hawaii mostly dry, Kona wetter than average

Mist settles over Hilo while rain falls throughout East Hawaii on Tuesday. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

A pedestrian sports a bright umbrella on Wainaku Street in Hilo on Tuesday. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Rain accumulates on hibiscus petals in Hilo on Tuesday. In the midst of a dry July, rain fell throughout the night on Monday in East Hawaii.

In the midst of a dry July, East Hawaii got a bit of a respite early this week.