Inouye bests Acasio in Democrat primary; other state Senate matchups set

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  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Lorraine Inouye celebrates Saturday night at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel after seeing election results for state Senate District 1.

State Sen. Lorraine Inouye, whose Paukaa residence was redistricted from Senate District 4 to Senate District 1, cruised to an easy victory Saturday night over District 1 incumbent Laura Acasio in the Democrat primary election.