Legislators ask why HHSC has delayed mandatory vaccinations

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Noe Martin puts a self-administered COVID-19 test inside a vial held by Jennifer Shibuya with KTA at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo on Thursday.

Three state lawmakers sent a letter Thursday to the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation requesting information about its decision to delay implementation of mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations until the vaccines have been fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Admin-istration.