Kahele wins Hawaii Democratic primary for Gabbard’s seat

State Sen. Kai Kahele at the opening day of the Hawaii Sate Legislature in Honolulu on Jan. 15. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2018 file photo, Rep.-elect Ed Case, D-Hi., walks to member-elect briefings on Capitol Hill in Washington. Case is running unopposed for the Democratic nomination for the 1st Congressional District seat in Hawaii. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, speaks during the McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club Dinner in Manchester, N.H. on Feb. 8. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

HONOLULU — State Sen. Kai Kahele has won the Democratic nomination to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District in Saturday’s primary election.