Colleen Hanabusa

Hawaii Representative, 1st District, Democratic  



  • Gender
    Female

    Family
    Engaged.

    Hometown
    Kapolei, HI

    Education
    JD, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, 1977
    MA, Sociology, University of Hawaii, 1975
    BA, Economics and Sociology, University of Hawaii, 1973.

    Professional
    Owner/Attorney, Colleen Hanabusa, AALLC, 1998-present
    Owner/Attorney, Sakurai and Sing, AAL, ALC, 1990-1998
    Partner/Attorney, Koshiba and Young Law Office, 1980-1990
    Owner/Attorney, Colleen Hanabusa Sakurai, 1978-1980.

    Political
    President, Hawaii State Senate, 2007-present
    Senator, Hawaii State Senate, 1998-present
    Majority Leader, Hawaii State Senate, 2003-2007
    Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 2, Hawaii, 2006.

    Religion
    Buddhist

    Congressional Membership
    Co-Chair, Joint House-Senate Task Force on Ice and Drug Abatement, Hawai'i State Legislature, 2003-2004
    Member, Advisory Committee on Gender Equality in Sports, 2000-2002
    Co-Chair, Joint Senate-House Investigative Committee, Felix Consent Decree, Hawai'i State Legislature, 2001
    Delegate, Hawaii State Judicial Conference, 1991-1993.

    Organizations
    Member, Ikenobo Ikebana Soceity of America, Hawai'i Chapter, present
    Member, American Bar Association, 1978-present
    Member, Hawaii State Bar Association, 1977-present
    Trustee, Saint Andrew's Primary School, 1984-1987.

Hawaii
Last Update
11/28/2009
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