Representative Justin Woodson will hold on to his seat in the state house following Saturday’s winner-take-all primary; while other incumbents from Maui advance in their respective races to compete in the November general election.
The closest race of the night was for US Senate, which remains undecided due to the outstanding votes from two polling places on Hawaiʻi Island that were unable to open because of the aftermath of Hurricane Iselle.
Roads leading to polling places at the Hawaiʻi Paradise Community Center and Keoneopoko Elementary School remained closed on Friday afternoon. Voting for those in the affected areas will be done by absentee ballot.
Mufi Hannemann is a candidate for the office of Governor in the State of Hawaiʻi. Hannemann is the only Independent candidate vying for the seat, and among a total of 12 individuals identified as candidates in the race on the 2014 ballot.