Even if she did, the GOP would still manage to pick an even worse candidate than Gabbard to run in Hawaii like they did in 2016 (no clue about 2018): https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/yvepyj/angela-aulani-kaaihue-racist-hawaii-japanese-vgtrn
In a deleted Facebook post—now only available in the heavily censored version you see above—she said Japanese people were "murderous," "lieing" (sic), "stealing," and "conspirators." She told them to go back to Japan and, "eat your fucking radiation at Fukushima you fucking low life scum," among other things.
When confronted by local TV News program Hawaii News Now, she walked the statement back, but only a tiny bit. "I truly regret posting that about Japanese people. I don't think all Japanese people are bad, I just think that the non-Christian Japanese people."