Above average rain in May unlikely to ease dry season concerns

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A man stands under an awning on Mamo Street in downtown Hilo on May 10 as water rushes down the road during a thunderstorm and heavy rain.

“The first month of the 2024 dry season started with a week of trade winds and rainfall mostly linked to the east-facing windward shores. That was the end of the dry conditions.”