Hawaii Island News, 12 August 2018


Accessed on 12 August 2018, 1438 UTC, Post #17413.

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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Rep. Onishi fends off upstart opponent

State Rep. Richard Onishi appeared certain of victory Saturday night, with a significant lead over his sole opponent in the Democratic primary election for House District 3.

Case wins Democratic House primary

Former Congressman Ed Case has emerged from a crowded field to win the Democratic Party primary to represent Honolulu in Congress. The 65-year-old fiscal conservative on Saturday defeated five other major candidates including Lt. Gov. Doug Chin, who is the architect of Hawaii’s legal battle against President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

Ige wins Democratic governor primary

Hawaii Gov. David Ige won the Democratic primary in his bid for a second term in office Saturday, defeating U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, who gave up her seat in Congress to run for governor.

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