Cooling tradewinds have returned to the islands, at least for the next couple of days.
An area of high pressure north of Kauai is pushing tradewinds across the islands, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters expect locally breezy trades accompanied by an increased likelihood of windward and mauka showers.
The forecast for Honolulu today puts the chance of rain at about 50 percent this morning, decreasing to less than 10 percent this afternoon. The high is expected to be in the mid-80s.