Stacy Helm Crivello earned a seat on the Maui County Council yesterday to replace the term-limited chairman of the council Danny Mateo.
Crivello beat out fellow Kalamaula resident Manuwai Peters in Tuesday’s general election by receiving 20,270 votes across Maui County (41.5 percent) of the vote compared to 11,132 for Peters (22.8 percent).
Hoolehua resident Walter Ritte lost his bid for the at-large seat on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees to Haunani Apoliona. Ritte finished fourth in the race with 34,879 votes, or 8 percent of the total votes. Apoliona received 103,735 or 23.8 percent.
The Molokai turnout was identical to the general election two years ago with 35 percent of registered voters casting ballots. Out of 4,090 registered Molokai voters, 1,439 (35.2 percent) turned out.
Out of the four voting precincts on topside Molokai, Kilohana had the best turnout of 39.3 percent while Maunaloa had the worst at 31.6 percent.
Across Hawaii, 61.9 percent of registered voters turned out to vote.