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It’s Bissen v. Victorino for the general election

Retired Judge Richard Bissen Jr. and incumbent Mayor Michael Victorino appeared poised to advance to the general election in November, with Bissen holding an 800-vote lead over Victorino as of 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Bissen had 10,028 votes, or 35.2 percent, to Victorino's 9,223 votes, or 32.4 ...

Kama, Nobriga nearly deadlocked as they head to general election

In a loaded council primary election race, Kahului incumbent Tasha Kama rose above the rest Saturday night to advance to the general election in November, with Buddy Nobriga behind by just over 200 votes, or less than one percentage point. Among seven candidates running for the Kahului ...

U’u-Hodgins, Cook are top vote-getters for open council seats

First-time political candidate Nohe U'u-Hodgins said she was "super, super excited" as she led with 30.5 percent or 8,679 votes in the race for the Makawao-Paia-Haiku residency seat. "I'm going to take a minute to enjoy this moment, spend time with my family," she said, before regrouping for ...

Turnout in Maui County lowest in the state at 25 percent

WAILUKU — Lines started forming at the voter service center in Wailuku early on the morning of Election Day as residents hurried to place their votes before the close of voting on Saturday. "The line started forming at 6:40 a.m. It's been a busy day," Deputy County Clerk James Krueger said ...

In House, Poepoe leads incumbent Clark, Cochran beats Balinbin

Mahina Poepoe, the only Molokai candidate in the state House District 13 race and a new face to politics, was leading incumbent Rep. Linda Clark by around 300 votes in the Democratic primary after the second printout Saturday night. After the second tally, released at around 10:30 p.m., ...