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Emme Tomimbang, trailblazer in Hawai‘i radio and television dies at 73

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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Hawaiʻi broadcast veteran Emmeline Tomimbang Burns, fondly known as “Emme,” died on Feb. 19, at the age of 73. A University of Hawaiʻi alumna, Tomimbang, passed away at Queen’s Medical Center during emergency aortic surgery, according to the University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine. Tomimbang was a trailblazer in the Filipino community and for local women in radio and television in Hawaiʻi. She hosted a radio show on KNDI in her teens, interviewed international celebrities at KITV, launched the Morning News on KHON Channel 2, and founded...

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