The wettest month did not fall short: Most of East Hawaii, Kona coffee belt had above-average rainfall

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Visitors walk through the rain Thursday at Lili'uokalani Park and Gardens as the clouds block the view of Hilo Bay.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Cars are reflected in the flooded portion of the road Thursday as they slow to a stop while driving toward the intersection of Kamehameha Avenue and Pauahi Street in Hilo.

A runner endures the rain Thursday as it comes down over Lihiwai Street in Hilo. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)


March was rainier than average on the windward side of Hawaii Island and the South Kona coffee belt. Elsewhere, not so much.