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Comment: 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.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige on Tuesday won re-election to a second term after defeating Republican state Rep. Andria Tupola as the Democratic Party continued to dominate Hawaii politics.
In the one contested Hawaii County Council race, Kona District 7, Rebecca Villegas cruised to victory over Kelly Drysdale.
State Sen. Kai Kahele, a Hilo Democrat, was poised to win his bid for re-election to District 1 Tuesday against Hilo Libertarian Kimberly Arianoff.
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Hawaii Island residents voted Tuesday for more oversight over raises for county officials.
Facing slim competition from challengers, Hawaii Democrats appeared poised to handily win all Big Island House seats Tuesday night.
The Associated Press has projected Gov. David Ige, a Democrat, will win re-election over Republican state Rep. Andria Tupola.
HONOLULU — An effort by law enforcement to test more than 1,500 backlogged rape kits has resulted in DNA matches with more than 120 potential suspects in a national offender database.
While much of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has been reopened since its historic closure earlier this year, some parts likely will remain closed until at least next year.
A violent early Monday morning robbery in downtown Hilo sent a 67-year-old homeless man to the emergency room.
More than a quarter of all Hawaii County registered voters had already voted by Monday morning, and election officials hope that robust participation continues today, Election Day.