UPDATE 9/20/10 9:00 a.m. The headline of an earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that Hawaii Kai had the highest turnout. In the fifth printout, released Sunday, Aina Haina surpassed Hawaii Kai.

Nearly 300,000 Hawaii residents cast a ballot in the primary election held Saturday — about 43 percent of voters — but they weren’t spread evenly across the state.

A Civil Beat analysis of 242 precinct reports shows which Hawaii House of Representatives districts had the highest turnout percentages (54.7 percent in Aina Haina) and the lowest turnout percentages (22.7 percent in West Maui) and everything in between.

District County Region Total Reg Total Ballots %
1 Hawaii Kohala, Hamakua, Hilo 13,318 5,276 39.6%
2 Hawaii S. Hilo, Kaumana, Keaukaha 13,352 5,531 41.4%
3 Hawaii S. Hilo, Puna, Keaau 14,155 7,068 49.9%
4 Hawaii Puna, Pahoa, Kalapana 16,156 5,870 36.3%
5 Hawaii Puna, Kau, S. Kona, N. Kona 13,941 5,650 40.5%
6 Hawaii N. Kona, Keauhou, Kailua-Kona 14,264 4,673 32.8%
7 Hawaii N. Kona, S. Kohala 14,875 4,952 33.3%
8 Maui Wailuku, Waihee, Waikapu 14,240 5,787 40.6%
9 Maui Kahului, Wailuku, Paia 11,951 4,973 41.6%
10 Maui Lahaina, Kapalua,Kihei 13,203 2,994 22.7%
11 Maui Makena, Wailea, Kihei 14,825 3,717 25.1%
12 Maui Makawao, Olinda, Pulehu, Kula 15,697 6,394 40.7%
13 Maui Kahoolawe, Lanai, Molokai, Hana 14,470 4,725 32.7%
14 Kauai Hanalei, Kapaa, Waipouli 13,346 5,264 39.4%
15 Kauai Lihue, Koloa 13,779 6,228 45.2%
16 Kauai Niihau, Lehua, Koloa, Waimea 12,665 5,471 43.2%
17 Honolulu Kalama Valley, Hawaii Kai 16,906 8,942 52.9%
18 Honolulu Niu Valley, Aina Haina, Kahala 14,982 8,188 54.7%
19 Honolulu Waialae, Diamond Head, Kahala 15,333 8,331 54.3%
20 Honolulu St. Louis, Palolo, Wilhelmina Rise 13,340 6,841 51.3%
21 Honolulu Kaimuki, Waikiki, Diamond Head 13,365 5,637 42.2%
22 Honolulu Moiliili, McCully, Kaimuki 10,679 4,234 39.6%
23 Honolulu Waikiki, Ala Moana 12,473 4,231 33.9%
24 Honolulu Manoa, Manoa Valley, University 14,508 7,652 52.7%
25 Honolulu Tantalus, Makiki, McCully 12,678 5,648 44.5%
26 Honolulu Pacific Heights, Pauoa, Punchbowl 14,071 7,207 51.2%
27 Honolulu Nuuanu, Puunui, Liliha, Alewa Heights 11,428 5,523 48.3%
28 Honolulu Palama, Downtown, Chinatown 11,751 4,385 37.3%
29 Honolulu Sand Island, Mokauea, Kapalama 9,064 3,069 33.9%
30 Honolulu Kalihi Valley, Fort Shafter 9,771 3,998 40.9%
31 Honolulu Moanalua Valley, Moanalua, Salt Lake 12,292 6,046 49.2%
32 Honolulu Pearlridge, Aiea, Pearl Harbor 13,226 4,663 35.3%
33 Honolulu Aiea, Halawa, Aiea Heights 12,116 6,294 51.9%
34 Honolulu Newtown, Waiau, Pearl City, Waimalu 12,493 6,743 54%
35 Honolulu Pearl City, Waipahu 11,560 4,445 38.5%
36 Honolulu Pearl City, Momilani, Pacific Palisades 12,568 6,353 50.5%
37 Honolulu Mililani, Waipio Gentry 14,377 7,090 49.3%
38 Honolulu Mililani, Mililani Mauka 17,796 8,927 50.2%
39 Honolulu Wahiawa, Whitmore Village, Poamoho 11,696 4,553 38.9%
40 Honolulu Royal Kunia, Makakilo, Kapolei, Kalaeloa 17,396 6,407 36.8%
41 Honolulu Waipahu, Village Park, Waikele 11,779 4,651 39.5%
42 Honolulu Waipahu, Honouliuli, West Loch, Ewa 10,166 3,613 35.5%
43 Honolulu Ewa Beach, Iroquois Point, Puuloa 16,936 5,688 33.6%
44 Honolulu Honokai Hale, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili 10,981 3,379 30.8%
45 Honolulu Waianae, Makaha, Makua 9,896 3,241 32.8%
46 Honolulu North Shore, Schofield, Kunia 13,350 3,942 29.5%
47 Honolulu Laie, Kaaawa, Kaneohe 14,220 6,318 44.4%
48 Honolulu Heeia, Haiku Valley, Kaneohe 14,469 7,539 52.1%
49 Honolulu Maunawili, Enchanted Lake, Kaneohe 14,572 7,231 49.6%
50 Honolulu Kailua, Kaneohe Bay 14,571 6,299 43.2%
51 Honolulu Lanikai, Waimanalo 13,435 5,942 44.2%

Hawaii House district numbers can be seen on this map. They are the black numbers not inside a box. The numbers inside boxes are Senate districts. The pink numbers are U.S. congressional districts.

Source: Hawaii Office of Elections


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