Mike Honda interview


Mike was born in California, but spent his early childhood with family in an internment camp in Colorado during World War II. His family returned to California in 1953, becoming strawberry sharecroppers in San José's Blossom Valley. In 1971, Mike was appointed by then-Mayor Norm Mineta to San Jose's Planning Commission.

Credited Supervisors


District 1

Term Date

1991 - 1996