Awards received by Benjamin Cayetano over the years.

  1. 2002 Philippine Legion of Honor, Degree of Commander. The Philippines’ highest award for outstanding achievement by a civilian. Presented by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on October 24, 2002.
  2. 1998 UCLA Edward A. Dickson Alumnus of the Year Award for lifetime achievement.
  3. 1998 Honorary Doctorate of Public Service, Loyola Marymount University.
  4. 1997 Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of the Philippines, School of Law.
  5. 1997 Distinguished Citizens Award, Aloha Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
  6. 1996 Harvard University Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations Award for Leadership.
  7. 1995 American Society of Public Administrations Award for Ethics in Government.
  8. 1995 UCLA Medal, the university’s highest honor, for “remarkable record of public service.”
  9. 1995 The Distinguished Leadership Award from the UCLA  John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management.
  10. 1993 UCLA Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Public Service.
  11. 1993 University of Hawaii College of Education Award for contribution to education excellence.
  12. Honolulu StarBulletin “Ten Most Effective Legislators” Award 1975 – 1978.
  13. Hawaii Observer “Four Best Legislators” Award 1975- 1978.