Only one Hawaii Island precinct favored Aiona: Big Islanders loyal to the Democrat, despite minor Republican renaissance

Precincts preferring Aiona (in red). (West Hawaii Today analysis of Hawaii state Elections Office data /using ESRI mapping)

The Big Island was the best island for Gov.-elect Josh Green, delivering the largest percentage of its votes and helping propel the former Kona Democrat to the state’s highest office with a solid victory over his Republican opponent, James “Duke” Aiona.