Roth to run for reelection: Mayor cites successes, challenges of first term while gearing up to fight for a second

Mayor Mitch Roth hugs his campaign manager, Pomai Bartolome, during the official announcement of his reelection campaign at Nani Mau Gardens in Hilo on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024. (Kelsey Walling/ Tribune-Herald)

Mitch Roth will seek a second term as mayor.