• 2013 Peace Day Hawaiʻi Peace Maker of the Year
  • In recognition of his lifetime career advocating the spirit of Aloha in fields of ecology, business, communications, economic development and Hawaiian culture.
  • 2008 East West Centers Leadership Certificate Program's Transformational Leadership in Sustainability
  • 2008 Individual Educator Honoree - Hawaiʻi Home & Remodeling, HONOLULU & Hawaii Business Magazine's "Who's Keeping Hawaiʻi Green"