Most of East Hawaii, Kona coffee belt had above-average rainfall


Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A runner endures the rain Thursday as it comes down over Lihiwai Street in Hilo.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Cars are reflected in the flooded portion of the road Thursday as they slow to a stop while driving toward the intersection of Kamehameha Avenue and Pauahi Street in Hilo.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Visitors walk through the rain Thursday at Lili'uokalani Park and Gardens as the clouds block the view of Hilo Bay.

March was rainier than average on the windward side of Hawaii Island and the South Kona coffee belt. Elsewhere, not so much.