Hot enough for you? Record-shattering heat wave continues in islands

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Kisha Del Cruz plays with her daughter Khloeann Dela Cruz-Nihoa, 5, Wednesday in the ocean at Onekahakaha Beach Park in Hilo.

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald From left, Kawika Nihoa cools off from the heat with his family Keanu Deal Cruz-Nihoa, 3, Kisha Del Cruz, Khloeann Dela Cruz-Nihoa, 5, and Kainalu Deal Cruz-Nihoa, 4, Wednesday at Onekahakaha Beach Park in Hilo.

Recent reports that July 2019 is the hottest month on record worldwide come as no surprise to meteorologists in Hawaii.