Gusty winds topple under-construction Waikoloa Plaza building

  • Workers inspect damage Monday morning after the 10,000 square foot “Building M” at the new Waikoloa Plaza Shopping Center in Waikoloa collapsed Sunday in strong winds that continue to rattle the Kohala Coast. (Michael Phillips / weatherboy.com)

  • Workers inspect damage Monday morning after the 10,000 square foot “Building M” at the new Waikoloa Plaza Shopping Center in Waikoloa collapsed Sunday in strong winds that continue to rattle the Kohala Coast. (Michael Phillips / weatherboy.com)

  • The 10,000 square foot “Building M” at the new Waikoloa Plaza Shopping Center in Waikoloa lies in ruin after collapsing Sunday in strong winds that continue to rattle the Kohala Coast. (Michael Phillips / weatherboy.com)

  • The 10,000 square foot “Building M” at the new Waikoloa Plaza Shopping Center in Waikoloa lies in ruin after collapsing Sunday in strong winds that continue to rattle the Kohala Coast. (Michael Phillips / weatherboy.com)

  • The 10,000 square foot “Building M” at the new Waikoloa Plaza Shopping Center in Waikoloa lies in ruin after collapsing Sunday in strong winds that continue to rattle the Kohala Coast. (Michael Phillips / weatherboy.com)

High winds with gusts upward of 50 mph lashed portions of the Big Island over the weekend, toppling at least one under-construction building in South Kohala.