Kim hospitalized in Honolulu

Mayor Harry Kim talks with members of the media after a missile threat was confirmed as false on Jan. 13 at Hawaii County Civil Defense. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)

HILO — Well-wishers flooded Mayor Harry Kim’s office Thursday with phone calls, emails and get-well cards and were turned away from his Honolulu hospital room after the mayor, who previously suffered three heart attacks, checked himself in for evaluation after experiencing chest pains.