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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
HILO — Incumbent Kohala Councilman Tim Richards won his second term Saturday, holding off his lone challenger by claiming 2,531 votes, or 54.16 percent of the vote with all three precincts reporting Saturday night.
KAILUA-KONA — Rep. Richard Creagan fended off two challengers in Saturday’s Democratic primary election and, without a Republican candidate on November’s ballot, secured another term representing District 5 in the state’s House of Representatives.
KAILUA-KONA — Sen. Lorraine R. Inouye, who represents North Hawaii in the state Senate, defeated challenger Heather Kimball in Saturday night’s Democratic primary.
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HONOLULU — 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.
KAILUA-KONA — Jeanne Kapela has conceded to incumbent Richard Creagan in the House District 5 representative race in the 2018 primary election.
HONOLULU — Former Congressman Ed Case has emerged from a crowded field to win the Democratic Party primary to represent Honolulu in Congress.
HONOLULU — U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard won the Democratic nomination for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District.
KAILUA-KONA — With 246 of the 249 precincts reporting, Gov. David Ige captured 118,222 votes over his opponent Colleen Hanabusa’s 101,896 votes. As of 11 p.m. Saturday, Ige was declared winner in the Democratic primary for governor.
HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK — The Keauhou Fire continues to burn within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, with no new growth due to favorable weather and progress by firefighters.
KEALAKEKUA — A teen facing class A felony sex assault charges was granted house arrest after violating conditions of bail, despite strong objections from prosecutors.