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Colleen Hanabusa

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Colleen Hanabusa

Colleen Wakako Hanabusa (born May 4, 1951) is an American lawyer and politician. She was the U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Hawaii from 2011 to 2015 and again from 2016 to 2019.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Colleen was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1951.[1] She is the daughter of Japanese American parents. She calls herself Yonsei, which means that she is the great-granddaughter of people born in Japan who immigrated to the US.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, "Hanabusa, Colleen (1951- )"; retrieved 2012-12-2.
  2. "Ikebana, Strong and Balanced" at HanabusaforHawaii.com Archived 2012-10-12 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-12-2.

Other websites[change | change source]

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