May kicks off with choke rain in E. Hawaii

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Water rushes down a flood canal in Hilo on Tuesday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A woman walks in Liliuokalani Park and Gardens on Tuesday as rain falls over Hilo Bay.

It was a wet weekend for Hawaii Island’s windward side — and a monsoonal Monday to start the week.