Early life[change | change source]
Colleen was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1951. 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.
References[change | change source]
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, "Hanabusa, Colleen (1951- )"; retrieved 2012-12-2.
- "Ikebana, Strong and Balanced" at HanabusaforHawaii.com Archived 2012-10-12 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-12-2.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Colleen Hanabusa at Wikimedia Commons
- Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa at U.S. House website Archived 2012-12-11 at the Wayback Machine