Green: At current vaccination rates, larger events could return this spring

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A traveler scans her ticket before going through security Monday at Hilo International Airport. A proposal awaiting Gov. David Ige's approval would allow people who already have been vaccinated to skip Safe Travel testing requirements.

Lt. Gov. Josh Green, a Big Island physician, said Monday that he anticipates Hawaii will be safe enough to permit larger gatherings this spring.