Frank Damon presented O in Life Award

Frank Damon, a founding partner of the firm, was presented the O in Life Award, Punahou Alumni Association’s most prestigious award celebrating an individual who exemplifies the ideals of service to Punahou and the community.

Damon, a Hawaii-native, has been practicing law here since 1954. In the years following statehood, he served in Washington DC in the office of Hawaii Senator Hiram Fong, and then served in the state Cabinet as Director of Labor and Industrial Relations. He and Henry Shigekane founded what is now Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert in 1963.

Personally and professionally, Damon has fostered values grounded in justice, community service and education. He was an early proponent of interracial harmony in the islands and remains committed to that principle.