Council asks Trump to ban travel to Hawaii


“Oliver” gets his temperature taken by a Hawaii National Guardsman Tuesday at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole. If someone has a fever, paramedics stationed at the airport will be called to conduct a medical assessment and determine if the person needs to be taken to a hospital or seek medical treatment, according to the state Department of Transportation. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

The County Council on Wednesday unanimously threw its support behind three county mayors in asking President Donald Trump to ban all non-essential travel to the state, after Mayor Harry Kim declined to sign the mayors’ joint letter.