Roth: Large in-person events will return this year

  • Andrew Starykowicz receives congratulations from the crowd as he heads into the transition area at the 2014 Ironman World Championship. Mayor Mitch Roth is confident large in-person events, such as the Ironman World Championship, can be held later this year as COVID-19 numbers decline statewide. (Laura Ruminski/Special to West Hawaii Today file photo)

Mayor Mitch Roth is confident large in-person events can be held later this year as COVID-19 numbers decline statewide.