Only 1 major candidate running to succeed Tulsi Gabbard

  • In this April 17, 2020, photo provided by the Hawaii National Guard, is Lt. Col. Kai Kahele, right, leading a group of soldiers and airmen at Kalaeloa Airfield in Kapolei, Hawaii. Kahele is the only major candidate in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, virtually guaranteeing he will be sworn in as Hawaii's newest congressman in January. (Sgt. John Schoebel/Hawaii National Guard via AP)

  • In this April 17, 2020, photo provided by the Hawaii National Guard, Lt. Col. Kai Kahele, center, helps a C-17 flight crew account for passengers at Kalaeloa Airfield in Kapolei, Hawaii. Kahele is the only major candidate in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, virtually guaranteeing he will be sworn in as Hawaii's newest congressman in January. (Senior Airman John Linzmeier/Hawaii National Guard via AP)

  • In this Jan. 15, 2020 file photo, is state Sen. Kai Kahele at the opening day of the Hawaii Sate Legislature in Honolulu. Kahele is the only major candidate in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, virtually guaranteeing he will be sworn in as Hawaii's newest congressman in January. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)

HONOLULU — There’s only one major candidate in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, virtually guaranteeing he will be sworn in as Hawaii’s newest congressman in January.