Mazie Hirono

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Birthday
3, 1947
Birthplace
Kori, Japan
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Kori, Japan

About

Democrat who, in 2013, became the first elected female Senator from Hawaii and the first Asian-American woman elected to the Senate.

Before Fame

She worked as a newspaper proofreader and received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa.

Trivia

She was the first U.S. Senator born in Japan, and the nation's first Buddhist Senator, though she has described herself as a non-practicing Buddhist.

Family Life

She has two brothers: Roy and Wayne.

Associated With

She served in the Senate alongside fellow Hawaiian senator, Brian Schatz.