Robbie Dingeman

Editor Robbie Dingeman is a political junkie who has covered Hawai‘i state, county and federal politics for more than 25 years at two daily newspapers and one television newsroom.

  

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Stories by Robbie

Editor’s Page: Balance

Finding the right mix.
2017.06.01 08:55 AM

Quote Unquote: Why Hawai‘i Rep. Beth Fukumoto Left the State GOP

As a millennial Republican woman representing Mililani and Mililani Mauka since 2012, Rep. Beth Fukumoto, 34, made headlines. But the youngest person to serve as Hawai‘i’s House Minority Leader felt increasingly isolated from her colleagues, alienated by the remarks of President Donald Trump and in March announced she was leaving the state GOP.
2017.05.12 09:12 AM

Editor’s Page: Hit Refresh

What projects can we really do?
2017.05.01 08:55 AM

This Truancy Court Pilot Program Gets At-Risk Students to Show Up for School

Truancy Court pilot program at Wai‘anae Intermediate goes from one with the most chronically absent students statewide to one with a 78-percent success rate.
2017.04.24 03:22 PM

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Defends “Sitting on an Island in the Pacific” Remark

He says “I wasn't diminishing the judge on the island of Hawai‘i, that beautiful place.”
2017.04.21 02:49 PM

U.S. Attorney General Disses Federal Judge “Sitting on an Island in the Pacific”

After Attorney General Jeff Sessions commented about Hawai‘i Federal Judge Derrick Watson’s travel-ban block, Twitter users from Congress to Kaka‘ako react with #islandinthepacific.
2017.04.20 07:33 PM

Islanders of the Year: The 7 People Who Made the Most Impact on Hawai‘i in 2016

From world-circling voyagers, a disease-hunting doctor and more, these seven shaped Hawai‘i in 2016.
2017.03.28 09:36 AM

2016 Islander of the Year in Culture: Mālama Honua

World-circling navigators.
2017.03.24 09:06 AM

2016 Islander of the Year in Fashion: Manaola Yap

Culture-conscious designer.
2017.03.23 09:13 AM

Here’s How to Eat Girl Scout Cookies Like a Real Adult

An award-winning sommelier shows you how to enjoy Girl Scout cookies at home.
2017.03.22 03:10 PM

Breaking News: Hawai‘i State Rep. Beth Fukumoto is Leaving State GOP

Hawai‘i millennial Beth Fukumoto leaves post-Trump party after women’s march fallout.
2017.03.22 10:30 AM

Travel-Ban #BoycottHawaii Backfires as Twitter Laughs It Off

Aloha, #BoycottHawaii.
2017.03.16 11:11 AM
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