HANABUSA, Colleen, (1951 - )

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

HANABUSA, Colleen, a Representative from Hawaii; born in Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, May 4, 1951; graduated from St. Andrew’s Priory School, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1969; B.A., University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, 1973; M.A., University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, 1975; J.D., University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, 1977; lawyer, private practice; member of the Hawaii state senate, 1998-2010; president, Hawaii state senate, 2007-2010; unsuccessful candidate for nomination for the United States House of Representatives in 2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2011-January 3, 2015); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress in 2014; but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate.