The troops are currently under quarantine after arriving back in the islands from helping provide security for President Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Maui continues to have the highest rate of positive tests at 4.4%.
Faster vaccine deliveries promised by President Joe Biden would help the state give a COVID-19 shot to every willing Hawaii resident by the fall, health official says.
The test must be taken within 72 hours of departure.
Maui still has the highest positivity rate of all counties.
New variants of the original coronavirus, including one detected this week in Hawaii, have complicated hopes that the vaccines could soon mean a return to normalcy.
State officials identified 60 COVID-19 related deaths that date back to August.
The collapse of tourism on the island is causing economic hardship in many business sectors, including health care.