Ethics Board: No conflict for Roth to prosecute TMT cases

County Prosecutor Mitch Roth addresses the county Board of Ethics in Hilo on Wednesday. (Nancy Cook Lauer/West Hawaii Today)


HILO — Mitch Roth does not have a conflict of interest prosecuting cases from the standoff on Maunakea, but he should remove himself from any involvement in the cases to allay public concerns, the county Board of Ethics said Wednesday.