- State Senator. Born in Honolulu. College in Rhode Island; married a dentist and had three children, but divorced after entering politics. A Republican, switched to Democrat because personal views were incompatible with national platform. Speaks about difficulty of raising children now, as compared to her own childhood. Also talks about her legislative campaign to curb domestic violence and improving education and public health. Incomplete interview.
Note: This is a talk given before an audience rather than an actual oral history interview.
- Date: May 31, 1990. Talk given at Buddhist Study Center (Honolulu) for the Buddhist Study Center Friendship Circle. Discussion hosted by Rev. Yoshiaki Fujitani.