Roth asks Ige to reinstate trans-Pacific pretravel testing, even for those who are vaccinated

KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald If Mayor Mitch Roth has his way, all trans-Pacific passengers to Hawaii again will have to pretest for COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status.

Mayor Mitch Roth has urged Gov. David Ige to immediately reinstate pretravel testing requirements for all trans-Pacific passengers, regardless of residency or vaccination status, as the county struggles amid an ongoing surge of COVID-19.