Classic car lovers cruise Hilo to celebrate Fourth of July

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald

    Classic cars pull onto Highway 19 from the scenic lookout in Hilo to head to Akaka Falls on Tuesday.

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Classic cars line the edge of the parking lot Tuesday at Rainbow Falls in Hilo.
  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Kalen Koga opens the hood of his 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Tuesday at Rainbow Falls in Hilo.
  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald

    Tourists from Seattle check out Rocky Dias’ 1949 Mercury Chop Top on Tuesday at Rainbow Falls in Hilo.

Herbert Leite’s bright yellow 1930 Ford sedan stood out in the sea of other vibrant-hued classic cars parked at Rainbow Falls late Tuesday morning.