Living in Hawaii has an endless abundance of positive qualities - gorgeous surroundings, fabulous weather, and a rich culture - just to name a few. But as with most things, there can also be a drawback - and mold from humid weather and dampness or from water damage is one of them. When it comes to mold, people have a variety of reactions. Some people do not have any reaction and are just fine. Many will have allergy symptoms like sinus congestion, sneezing, cough and asthma.