Hundreds of COVID-19 tests lost: Those testing at Old Kona Airport Park notified of mishap

  • Zendora Franklin explains the testing procedure during last Wednesday's testing at the Old Kona Airport Pavilion. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • The line wraps around the Old Kona Airport Pavilion last week as Big Island residents look to get tested for COVID. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

Hundreds of people who waited hours in line for a COVID test Friday at Old Kona Airport Park learned Thursday that those tests were lost in transit.