Awards & Recognition

Common Cause Hawaii:  Award for Exemplary Public Service

Energy Ocean International:  Ocean Energy Pioneer

Equality Hawaii:  Voice of Equality Award – Legislative Leadership

Hawaii Alliance for Retired Americans & Kokua Council:  Shining Light Award

Hawaii Audubon Society:  President’s Award

The Hawaii Children’s Museum of Arts, Science and Technology:  President, 1987-88

Hawaii Ophthalmological Society:  Legislator of the Year

Hawaii Psychological Association:  Legislator of the Year

Hawaii Women Lawyers:  President’s Award

Hawaii’s Thousand Friends:  Unsung Hero

Hemp Pages:  Hempy Award for Political Action Leading to Hemp Cultivation in the Great State of Hawaii

Republicans for Environmental Protection:  Green Elephant Spotlight

Sierra Club, Hawaii Chapter:  Legislative Lifetime Achievement Award

Small Business Hawaii:  Outstanding Lawmaker of the Year

Japanese American Citizens League Honolulu Chapter: Certificate of Appreciation