Election 2016

Alika Atay and supporters wave signs of “mahalo,” thanking residents for their vote Wednesday afternoon. He was sign-waving on Kaahumanu Avenue, after learning in the early morning hours Wednesday that he had eeked out a victory in the race for the Wailuku-Waikapu-Waihee residency council seat. The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Late ballots made the difference for Atay

Alika Atay rode an “emotional roller coaster ride” of defeat, hope, optimism and finally triumph after trailing former Maui County Council Member Dain Kane all Tuesday night, before claiming the Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu residency seat in the final results released early Wednesday ...

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Final results

President Constitution Party Darrell L. Castle     4,507    594 Democratic Hillary Clinton    266,827    33,479 Libertarian Gary Johnson     15,949    2,035 Green Jill Stein    12,727    2,389 Republican Donald J. ...

Atay wins Wailuku council seat in come-from-behind victory

After nearly 3,000 votes were counted late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, natural farm alchemist Alika Atay came from behind to defeat former Maui County Council Member Dain Kane for the Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu council residency seat, according to general election results posted at ...

More than 24,000 absentee ballots cast in Maui County

With Maui County voters going to the polls today, more than 24,000 votes already have been cast through mail-in and walk-in voting, a county election official said Monday afternoon. The absentee total comes within 3,000 votes of the total number cast — 26,993 — in the Aug. 13 primary ...

Voter turnout up in Central, South and East Maui

Maui voters turned out in greater numbers Tuesday, at least compared with anemic results during the Aug. 13 primary election, according to reports from polls at the Haiku Community Center, Maui High School, Kihei Community Center and Kihei Elementary School. In spite of a broken ...

Trump defeats Clinton

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump was elected America's 45th president Tuesday, an astonishing victory for a celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters' economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his way to ...