John C. Rader Photography | Rainbows | "Rainbow Over Kohala"
Rainbow over Kohala Mountains leeward side Big Island Hawaii

"Rainbow Over Kohala"

Due to the topography of Kohala Mountain, the rains form on the valley-rich northeast side, then blow directly over to the southwest side. Catch the west side of Kohala after midday and you are almost guaranteed to see a vibrant rainbow upcountry.