Democrat Kahele wins to succeed Gabbard in US House

U.S. House of Representatives candidate Kai Kahele monitors election results at his Hilo, Hawaii, headquarters on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Kahele and his team have been following more than 50 state races and has connected with 33 potential future colleagues. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald via AP)

HONOLULU — Democratic state Sen. Kai Kahele won the Hawaii House seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Tuesday as Joe Biden easily won the deep blue state’s four presidential electoral college votes.