Who's the Wealthiest Member of Hawaii's Congressional Delegation?
Hawaii's representatives in Congress, like all others across the country, are required to file financial disclosures every year revealing how much money they make and what they own.
But figuring out who makes the most and owns the most isn't easy because they're allowed to list their money in wide ranges.
A Civil Beat review of the financial disclosures — filed in mid-May and posted online by the Center for Responsive Politics last week — shows that Sen. Daniel K. Inouye could be the wealthiest in the delegation. But it could also be Rep. Mazie Hirono or Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, depending on how things shake out. All three have holdings valued between $1.5 million and $4 million, Civil Beat found.
Members of Congress are required to disclose their assets and non-government income as well as the holdings of their spouses and dependent children. Here's what's on file for Dan Akaka, Hanabusa, Hirono and Inouye: