Quarantine enforcement impeded by lag in getting traveler data from state tourism agency

KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald file photo Hania Mesa waits for a ride March 25 from the Hilo International Airport after arriving from Oahu. Mesa, 15, lives on Oahu, but came to Hilo to stay with family.



Mayor Harry Kim said Tuesday that county police aren’t receiving in a timely manner the names of interisland travelers subjected to a mandatory 14-day quarantine because of the COVID-19 pandemic and where they are staying.