San Buenaventura, Inouye cruise to easy victories

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald State Sen. Lorraine Inouye celebrates after initial election results Tuesday in the Senate District 1 race during her watch party at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel.

Puna voters decided Tuesday that state Sen. Joy San Buenaventura, 63, will hold on to her seat in District 2, easily beating both Libertarian challenger Fred Fogel and Republican challenger Holly Osborn.