Council asks Trump to ban travel to Hawaii

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  • LAURA RUMINSKI/West Hawaii Today “Oliver” gets his temperature taken by a Hawaii National Guardsman Tuesday at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole. If someone has a fever, paramedics stationed at the airport will be called to conduct a medical assessment and determine if the person needs to be taken to a hospital or seek medical treatment, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The County Council on Wednesday unanimously threw its support behind three county mayors in asking President Donald Trump to ban all nonessential travel to the state, after Mayor Harry Kim declined to sign the mayors’ joint letter.