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Comment: 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.
Guam has elected its first female governor.
HILO — Hawaii Island residents voted Tuesday for more oversight over raises for county officials.
HILO — All other council races were decided during the August primary election.
Hawaii Electric Light customers in various areas of Hawaii Island experienced a power interruption this afternoon.
HILO — State Sen. Kai Kahele, a Hilo Democrat, won his bid for re-election to District 1 Tuesday against Hilo Libertarian Kimberly Arianoff.
The Hawaii Police Department reported shortly before 9 p.m. tonight that Palani Road is closed due to a downed powerline.
HILO — Facing slim competition from challengers, Hawaii Democrats won handily all Big Island House seats Tuesday night.
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.
KAILUA-KONA — West Hawaii Today will be publishing Election Day results from county and statewide elections as they come in. County Council and charter amendment totals are taken from county reports. Statewide results reflect state of Hawaii reports. Percent of vote is given as total votes by candidate or choice with blank and over votes subtracted.
Not registered to vote in today’s general election? Not a problem.