We thank Roger Barry, Tsutomu Takahashi, and James Sadler for their comments, as well as Richard Carbone and two other reviewers. Sean Dida helped analyze Lihue rawinsondes, and Derek Wroe reduced the Waialeale rainfall records. Brooks Bays and Nancy Hulbirt provided graphics assistance and Diane Henderson provided editorial assistance. This work has been supported in part by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under Cooperative Agreement NA67RJ0154. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA or any of its subagencies.
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