Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and Hualalai, working as a team,* stop the trades from reaching Kona, although now and then they'll (the trade winds) slip down past Palisades when they're really strong. Like now?
*Like Charley's Angels, except with larger boobs. It's a mystery that Hawaii Island doesn't advertise itself as The Island with the Biggest Tits in the World. With a photo like this:
Check out those clouds drifting down the cleavage...I mean, the Saddle.