2023 Honda Scholarship Recipient: Brandon Keola L.C. Lehano


Brandon Keola L.C. Lehano (BK), Punahou School Senior

- 2023 PAAC Global Leadership Program (GLP) Participant -

- PAAC Club Participant -

- 2023 Paul S. Honda Scholarship Awardee -


BK is graduating from Punahou with a “Distinction in Public Service Education” and “Distinction in Global Education,” as well as a GPA of 3.78. He is a well-informed and action-oriented student who is always willing to listen and contribute to complex conversations about international and local issues. He also helps his peers connect disparate ideas as we collectively work to understand systems change. 


BK “desires to contribute to society (both locally and globally), to help others in need, reduce cultural misunderstandings, and empower students to learn as much as they can to be able [..] to implement change.” 


He will pursue his education in international affairs and health at Texas Christian University.