Josh Green wins Hawaii's Democratic primary for governor

Green has served as second-in-command to Hawaii Government for the past four years.

Former Lt. Gov. James R. Duke Aiona won the Republican primary for governor

Green was a state senator. He was a doctor in rural areas of Big Island before entering politics.

Green fostered a following during the COVID-19 pandemic for his clarifications of disease rates and patterns and clinic treatment limit.

The state's biggest associations have embraced his nomination, including the Hawaii Government Employees Association and the Hawaii State Teachers Association.

Former state Sen. Jill Tokuda beat state Rep. Patrick Pihana Branco for the Democratic nomination