Decision 2014: David wins Hawaii County Council District 6 race, Eoff claims District 8
Here are the results from the state Office of Elections fourth printout for Hawaii County Council candidates. The printout includes 252,233 votes or approximately 36.6 percent of the registered voters in the State of Hawaii.
District 6 — Volcano Village, Hawaiian Orchid Island Estates, Pahala, Punaluu, Naalehu, South Point, Ocean View, Milolii, Hookena, Honaunau, Keei, Napoopoo, Captain Cook, Portion of Kealakekua, Keopuka Heights, Kona Community Hospital and Keopuka Kai.
• Maile David won the race for District 6 with 2,716 votes, or 67.9 percent of votes cast, followed by Richard E. Abbet with 459 votes and Jim Wilson with 412 votes.
District 7 — Portion of Kealakekua, Kona Scenic Subdivision, Kainaliu, Honalo, Keauhou, Kahaluu, Holualoa, Kona Hillcrest, Pualani Estates, Sunset View, Kuakini Heights, Kona Vistas, Alii Heights, Kona Industrial and Lono Kona.
District 7: Dru Mamo Kanuha, who was uncontested, won the District 7 seat. Kanuha received 2,132 votes or 100 percent of votes.
District 8 — Kailua View Estates, Malulani Gardens, Hualalai Farms, Keopu Mauka, Kailua Heights, Kealakehe, Honokohau, Kaloko, Kohanaiki, Kalaoa, Keahole, Makalei, Makalawena, Puuanahulu and Waikoloa Beach Resort.
• Karen S. Eoff won the District 8 race with 2,178 votes, or 78.5 percent of votes cast. Sean Hunter, the only other candidate vying for the district, received 312 votes.
District 9 — Mauna Lani Resort, Waikoloa Village, Puako, Waikii, Portion of Kamuela, Puukapu Farms, Puukapu Homesteads, Puukapu Village House Lots, Lualia, Puuopelu, Lalamilo, Waiaka, Kawaihae, Kohala Ranch, Mahukona, Hawi, Kapaau, and Halaula.
• Margaret Wille leads the race for the District 9 seat with 1,664 votes or 48.7 percent of votes cast. She is followed by Ronald S. Gonzales with 968 votes and Oliver (Sonny) Shimaoka with 812.
District 1 — Puueo, Wainaku, Kaiwiki, Paukaa, Papaikou, Onomea, Pepeekeo, Honomu, Wailea, Hakalau, Ninole, Papaaloa, Laupahoehoe, Waipunalei, Ookala, Paauilo, Paauhau, Honokaa, Kukuihaele, Waipio, Ahualoa, Pleasant Acres, Portion of Kamuela, Nani Waimea, Kamuela Highlands, Kamuela Lakeland, Kamuela Meadows and Kamuela Havens
• Valerie Poindexter won the District 1 seat. Poindexter garnered 2,696 votes, or 78.9 percent of votes cast, compared with Larry Gering, who received 376 votes.
District 2 — Downtown Hilo, Bayfront, Wailoa, Portion of Waiakea Houselots, University Heights, Komohana Gardens, Portion of Waiakea-Uka, Lanakila, Mohouli, Ainako, Kaumana, Piihonua, Wailuku and Waianuenue.
• Aaron S.Y. Chung won the race for District 2. Chung received 3,605 votes, or 70.3 percent of votes cast. Margarita (Dayday) Hopkins received the next most votes at 1,006 followed by Kerri Marks with 238; Shane Gali with 213 and William (John) Halverson with 65.
District 3 — Banyan Drive, Keaukaha, Hilo Industrial Area, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Puainako Houselots, Kawailani Houselots, Haihai Subdivision, Portion of Waiakea Homesteads, Waiakea-Uka, Panaewa, Macadamia Nut Farms, 8 1/2 mile Camp, Kulani, Keaau Shopping Area, and Keaau High School.
• Dennis (Fresh) Onishi won the District 3 seat. Onishi received 3,978 votes or 100 percent of votes.
District 4 — Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Beaches, Makai of Pahoa Town, Nanawale Estates, Leilani Estates, Pohoiki and Kapoho.
• Greggor Ilagan was leading the District 4 race with 273 votes, or 38.7 percent of the votes cast followed by Roy Lozano with 193 votes; Emily Naole with 138 votes; and Madie Greene with 100 votes.
District 5 — W.H. Shipman Industrial Park, 9 1/2 mile Camp, Keaau Ag Lots, Kurtistown, Mountain View, Glenwood, Orchidland Estates, Ainaloa, Hawaiian Acres, Fern Acres, Eden Roc, Fern Forest Estates, Mauka of Pahoa Town, Kaohe Homesteads, Kamalii Homesteads, Kalapana, Opihikau, Kehena and Kaimu.
• Daniel K. Paleka Jr. was leading the District 5 race with 956 votes or 37.8 percent of votes cast followed by Tiffany Edwards Hunt with 841 votes. Paleka and Hunt were followed by Frances Pueo with 288 votes, Cherish Lee-Ann Almeida with 177 votes, Tim Law with 104, Daniel H. Cunningham with 83, Tim Law with 58 votes, and Roxanne Hampton with 79 votes.