HONOLULU — Gov.-elect David Ige took his first step as the incoming leader of Hawaii, announcing he will appoint Mike McCartney as his chief of staff.
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HONOLULU — Voter turnout in Hawaii reached a record low Tuesday when just 52 percent of registered voters turned in ballots at the polls.
HONOLULU — The head of the National Rifle Association will be in Honolulu Saturday to celebrate Republican victories across the country.
HONOLULU — There wasn’t any grand speech when Hawaii Gov.-elect David Ige cruised to victory on election night.
Daniel Paleka defeated Tiffany Edwards Hunt in the Hawaii County Council District 5 race.
HONOLULU — A Maui County initiative that would ban the growing of genetically modified organism garnered support late Tuesday.
HONOLULU — Democratic state Rep. Mark Takai garnered 82,462 votes to former U.S. Rep. Charles Djou’s 76,422 votes in the race to represent Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District, according to final returns Tuesday.
HONOLULU — State Sen. David Ige coasted to a win as Hawaii’s next governor Tuesday night, allowing Democrats to hold on to the state’s highest office after voters resoundingly ousted incumbent Gov. Neil Abercrombie in the primary.
HONOLULU — Democrat Brian Schatz easily won Hawaii’s U.S. Senate race Tuesday, retaining the seat he was appointed to after the 2012 death of longtime Sen. Daniel Inouye.
There were no shakeups in the Big Island House races this election season.
Voters Tuesday approved three proposed state constitutional amendments and the sole Hawaii County charter amendment.
Oahu will continue to hold all the at-large seats on the Board of Trustees for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, according to final returns Tuesday that showed the sole neighbor island candidate running fourth.
Hawaii County’s Democratic candidates for state Senate seats all appeared to be smoothly sailing to victory Tuesday evening, with all precincts reporting in shortly before 10 p.m.
A huge infusion of outside money wasn’t enough Tuesday to propel Council District 9 challenger Ron Gonzales over first-term incumbent Kohala Councilwoman Margaret Wille.
These candidates were duly elected during the Primary Election held on Aug. 9: