HONOLULU (KHNL) -- Senator Barack Obama has won the Hawaii Democratic caucus.
The Illinois senator, who was born in Hawaii and attended Honolulu's Punahou School defeated New York senator Hillary Clinton by a huge margin on a night where Democratic party officials struggled to deal with the stunningly high turnout of voters.
The late-breaking results so far of the Hawaii Democratic caucus:
With 100% of all precincts reporting:
Barack Obama 28,347 -- 76%
Hillary Clinton 8,835 -- 24%
Obama told Rep. Neil Abercrombie in a phone call that he was thankful for the outpouring of island support as caucus sites were swarmed by a record turnout.