DeCoite, Quilingking remain the winners of their primaries, and the Kauai County Council lineup stays the same.
A desire for new blood felled or threatened political veterans and fueled the campaigns of hungry newcomers, all under a new system of voting.
Waltjen dominated the pack for prosecutor and incumbents are on track to keep their council seats.
Reps. Brower and Cachola lose, but San Buenaventura and Cabanilla move ahead in their efforts to claim Senate seats.
Office of Hawaiian Affairs incumbents are seeing strong challenges in some seats.
The two former businessmen, both in their first foray into politics, are headed to the Nov. 3 general election
UPDATED: Voter turnout, at 47.8%, is higher than it’s been in 26 years as Hawaii’s first all-mail election takes place.
Officials say they have a precise process in place and are following the lead of other states to ensure ballot security.
It’s the first time in eight years that the race has been contested in the Democratic primary.