Antibody testing begins on the Big Island

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Dee Mishioka labels a blood sample while testing for COVID-19 on Wednesday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.

  • Photos by Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Sgt. Cypriano, center, ties off Battalion Chief Matthias Kush's arm for a COVID-19 serology test Wednesday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.

Drive-through testing for COVID-19 antibodies, which started last week on the Big Island, is apparently the first of its kind available in Hawaii.