Mayor Mitch Roth

Hawaii County

Updated 1/21/21, 8:46 a.m.

Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth was released from Hilo Medical Center Wednesday afternoon in good health. Roth was admitted into Hilo Medical Center after suffering a heart attack on January 9 in South Kohala.

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Updated 1/12/21, 12 p.m.

Hawaiʻi County Mayor Mitch Roth is still recovering at Hilo Medical Center from a heart attack he suffered over the weekend. County officials say a second evaluation is underway as doctors continue to monitor his condition.

Mayor Mitch Roth

HONOLULU — The mayor of Hawaii island underwent a procedure to implant a stent after suffering chest pain Saturday evening.