Kim wants more tests; Big Island mayor might opt out of governor’s plan for trans-Pacific travelers


KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald A Hawaiian Airlines employee wipes a ticketing monitor Tuesday for a traveler at Hilo International Airport.

Mayor Harry Kim said Tuesday he thinks the county can provide a second or even a third COVID-19 test to arriving trans-Pacific passengers on the Big Island without draining the state’s “limited amount of test kits.”