Big Island storm leaves 40,000 without power

Snow covers the Maunakea summit as seen from the Gemini Telescope Tuesday evening. (Courtesy image/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Damage is seen along Puahia Street in Waimea following Monday’s storm. (Lynn Beittel/Special to West Hawaii Today)

About 800 Big Island residents were estimated to still be without power Tuesday afternoon following the “Kona low” storm that hit Monday night.