Report: Hawaii auditors stonewalled in contact tracing probe

Hawaii National Guard personnel manned the phones and computers on Wednesday Aug. 19 at the Hawaii Convention Center as they performed their duties as contact tracers during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. (George F. Lee/Honolulu Star-Advertiser)

HONOLULU — A report from the state auditor’s office says Department of Health officials stonewalled them while attempting to get answers about the government’s coronavirus contact tracing program.