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11.14.2005

Benjamin Cayetano




Ben Cayetano
AKA Benjamin J. Cayetano

  • 1st Filipino-American Governor in Hawaii (1994)
  • 1st Filipino-American to serve as a state governor in the United States (1994)
  • 1st Filipino-American Juris Doctor to become the 1st Filipino-American lieutenant governor in the U.S. (1986)



QUOTE
"There is no greater calling than public service. I believe this with all my heart."



DATE OF BIRTH
November 14, 1939

BIRTHPLACE
Kalihi, Hawaii


FATHER: Bonifacio Cayetano
MOTHER: Eleanor


2nd WIFE: Vicky Liu

1st WIFE: Lorraine
CHILDREN: Brandon, Janeen and Samantha


USEFUL LINKS

Ben Cayetano
Benjamin Cayetano, Governor of Hawaii
Candidate Profile from Congressional Quarterly
Benjamin J. Cayetano of Mililani

Education and Economic Revitalization Top Priorities, Says Gov. Cayetano

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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