January especially dry for East Hawaii

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  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Snow-capped Maunakea is shown Friday from Hilo Bay.

The weather has been sunny and rainless in Hilo lately, with hardly a cloud to obscure a glorious view of snow-capped Maunakea, and for the second consecutive year, the Big Island is experiencing an unseasonably dry January.