Mazie Hirono Net Worth and income sources

Senator Mazie Hirono Net Worth Overview

Mazie Hirono has an estimated net worth of $3 million according to online sources.

Mazie Hirono is the first elected female senator from Hawaii. Her net worth is in the form of corporate securities.[1] Her career as a lawyer and later District Attorney General of Hawaii has also contributed to her net worth.[2] She has also been earning income as a Senator since 2013.

Senator Investment and Assets

Mazie Hirono earns $174,000 as a senior US senator for Hawaii. Her other sources of income include her retirement account, bank savings, and securities that contribute to her net worth.

Real EstateAsset Value
Hawaii House (Residential), Honolulu$250,000-$500,000
Bank and InvestmentsAsset Value
Bank and Stocks (Checking accounts, Real estate, ETFs. Money market funds, etc.)$2,477,281-$4,458,000


AssetsAsset Value
Real Estate$250,000-$500,000
Bank and Investments$2,477,281-$4,458,000

Based on our calculations from disclosed financial data for FY 2020, Mazie Hirono’s net worth is between $2,877,281 and 4,958,000.

Mazie Hirono’s official portrait photo in 2013.  Credit: Wikipedia Commons

Senator Mazie Hirono Income

Mazie Hirono earns income through various sources. Her main sources of income include her salary as a US Senator and retirement income. Additionally, she also earns income from corporate investments.

Income Source 1: Salary as a Senator

Mazie Hirono earns about $174,000 as a US Senator. She has been serving as the Democratic party Senator since 2013.

Mazie Hirono was sworn in as a Senator in 2013. Credit: Instagram@maziehirono

Income Source 2: Investments

Mazie Hirono has been earning income from various corporate securities. The table below summarizes Hirono’s income from investments.

Sen. Mazie Hirono speaking at a gathering. Credit: Instagram@maziehirono
Real EstateAsset Value
Residential, Honolulu$5,000-$15,000
Bank and InvestmentsEarnings
Bank and Stocks (Checking accounts, Real estate, ETFs. Money market funds, etc.)$105,000-$206,000
Employees Retirement System of the State of Hawaii$46,556


Real Estate$5,000-$15,000
Bank and Investments$105,000-$206,000

The financial disclosure data shows that Mazie Hirono’s net worth is appreciating by an estimated  $156,556-$267,556 each year.

Mazie Hirono’s Bio/Early Life

Mazie Hirono’s date of birth is 3rd November 1947. She is a second-generation Asian American immigrant.  Her place of birth is Fukushima Prefecture in Japan.

Laura Chie Sato and Hirono Malabe were her parents. They lived in Japan before World War II. The couple had three children – Roy, Mazie, and Wayne. Mazie did not have any sisters.

Her parents had separated in 1951. Initially, her mother who was a Japanese American lived with the three children after separation in Japan. But in 1955 the family moved to Hawaii. They became naturalized American citizens in 1959 when Hawaii became the 50th US state.

She attended Kaimuki High School. She completed her BA in psychology Manao in Hawaii. In 1978, she obtained a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

After graduating she returned to Hawaii to practice law. She married Leighton Kim Oshima in 1987.

In 2017, Hirono was diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer. Her right kidney was removed as a result.

Hirono published an autobiography titled Heart of Fire: An Immigrant Daughter’s Story in 2021. The book was listed by the French-British international magazine Marie Claire among the 25 Great Memoirs to Pre-Order Now.

Mazie Hirono Career

Hirono first won the 12th District of Hawaii election in 1980. She won the 20th, 22nd, and 32nd House district elections.

In 1994, Hirono ran for the Lieutenant Governor post and won. In the Democratic primary, she had defeated State Representative Jackie Young. In the general elections, she defeated Fred Hemmings of the Republican Party.

Hirono ran for re-election for Hawaii’s Lt. Governor post in 1998. She had defeated Republican StateSenator Stan Koki by a close margin.

She ran for the 2nd congressional district seat in 2006. Her opposition during the election was Republican Senator Bob Hogue. She won the Senate election for the second term in 2008 and 2010.

In 2012, she won the United States Senate election in Hawaii. She defeated Republican Linda Lingle with 62-37 percent. She ran for the same position in 2018 defeating Republican Ron Curtis with an even bigger margin of 71-28 percent. She is currently serving the Senator position of Hawaii along with Brian Schutz.

Sen. Hirono speaks in support of the #NoBanAct. Credit: Instagram@maziehirono

Mazie Hirono Accomplishments

Hirono is the first Asian American woman elected to the Senate. She is also the first female Buddhist Senator in the US. 

During her tenure at the Hawaii House of Representatives, she passed hundreds and twenty laws. She won the Legislator of the Year award in 1984.

Hirono played a major role in introducing the detailed Pre-Plus program. The program influenced the development of universal preschool education in the US.

In 2021, Hirono sponsored a bill to decrease hate crimes against Asian Americans. The bill was passed with a majority vote.

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Mazie Hirono Biography 

Legal Name/Birth NameMazie Kiko Hirono
Net Worth$3,000,000
Sources of WealthUS Senior Senator from the State of Hawaii
Date of Birth3rd November 1947
Place of BirthKoori, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Height164.6 cm (5 ft 4 inch)
Weight143.3 lb (65 kg)
Marital StatusMarried
Partner/SpouseLeighton Kim Oshima
Names of ChildrenN/A

Frequently Asked Questions About Mazie Hirono

Is Mazie Hirono a Democrat?

Mazie Hirono is a member of the Democrat party.

How old is Senator Mazie Hirono?

Mazie Hirono turned 74 years in 2021.

What district does Mazie Hirono represent?

Mazie Hirono is a junior United States senator from Hawaii.

Where is Senator Hirono from?

Senator Hirono was born in Koori, Fukushima in Japan.


 [1]. – Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) salary information.

 [2]. – Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) salary information.

[3].”subject”%3A”Finance+and+Financial+Sector”%7D – About Senator Mazie K. Hirono

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