Physician Green wins Hawaii Democratic primary for governor

  • Gubernatorial candidate Vicky Cayetano, left, and former Governor Ben Cayetano are seen under the TV lights during her election watch party at TJ's Sports Bar on Saturday evening, Aug. 13, 2022.(George F. Lee /Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

  • Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Green, center right, embraces a supporter at his campaign headquarters inside the Modern Hotel on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, in Honolulu, HI. Lt. Gov. Green is the Democratic Party’s candidate to be Hawaii’s next governor. Green defeated U.S. Rep. Kaiali’i Kahele and former Hawaii first lady Vicky Cayetano in Saturday’s primary election.(Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

  • Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Green speaks at his campaign headquarters inside the Modern Hotel on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, in Honolulu. Lt. Gov. Green is the Democratic Party’s candidate to be Hawaii’s next governor. Green defeated U.S. Rep. Kaiali’i Kahele and former Hawaii first lady Vicky Cayetano in Saturday’s primary election. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

HONOLULU — For their 16th wedding anniversary, Democrats in Hawaii gifted Josh Green and his wife, Jaime, a comfortable margin of victory in the gubernatorial primary Saturday.