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Why Hawaii Republicans Voted For Donald Trump

Sandra Combs, an “educational entrepreneur” in Kapaa, Kauai, spent two hours at the caucus location in her neighborhood Tuesday night.

Like many people there, she voted for Donald Trump.

“I watched not just middle-class and upper-middle class white people, but every color, every size, every age,” she said. “The diversity was amazing to me. I even saw a number of my former students.”

The New York businessman received 97 of the 227 votes cast in Kapaa on his way to winning statewide with 42 percent of the vote to 33 percent for Sen. Texas Ted Cruz, who finished second.

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