Vicky Cayetano

VICKY CAYETANO

Former First Lady of Hawaii/ Animal Advocate 

Mrs. Cayetano is President and Chief Executive Officer of United Laundry Services, Inc. and Managing Director of United Laundry Kona, LCC. She is married to Benjamin Cayetano, former Governor of the State of Hawaii. In 2000, the Girl Scouts of Hawaii recognized Vicky Cayetano as Woman of the Year. She received the Boy Scouts of Hawaii Distinguished Citizen of the Year in 2002, and was nominated for the Ernst and Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" in 1997. 

In 2011, the YWCA recognized Vicky Cayetano as one of their recipients for the Leadership Award. Vicky Cayetano was instrumental in the ban of shark fin soup in Hawaii. It was due to her initiative that Senator Hee drafted a bill to ban the sale of shark fins.