At least on the east side of the Big Island.
Hilo, Hawaii only received 0.77 of an inch of rainfall from January 1-16, 2018, which is only 18 percent of their normal rainfall for that period.
That deficit was completely reversed from January 17-29, when 13.86 inches of rain had fell.
Normally, 9.23 inches of rain falls on Hilo throughout January. This means that location was 58.5 percent wetter than normal.