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Welcome to my Website. Thank you for wishing to know more about who Michael Thornley is and what this website is all about.
The ‘Achieve Your Dreams’ website is journal of my thoughts and experiences in achieving my own dreams. My credo is to achieve my dreams and live life! ….. as Michael Jordan of NIKE fame says “Just Do It“.

And achieve my dreams I have and continue to do! I have traveled and lived in Europe and the USA as well as Australia where I was born.

 Col. Michael Thornley KGCK GCRLG KGOG J.P.
Author & Naturalist

His Excellency has been recognised by a number of Royal Dynastic Houses and received ‘Awards of Honour & Merit for services to humanity.

Royal House Kamakahelei

Hawaiian Royal Orders:

Grand Cross of the Royal Order of the Crown, Hawai’i
Grand Cross Royal Order of Kamehameha I, Hawai’i.
Grand Cross Royal Order of Kalākaua I, Hawai’i.
Grand Cross Royal Order of Kapiʻolani, Hawai’i.
– Grand Cross Royal Order of the Star of Oceania, Hawai’i.


International Honours:

Grand Cross of the Royal Order of the Lion of Godenu, Ghana awarded by H.R.H. Togbe Oseii III of Godenu

Grand Officer of the Most Honourable Order of Omukama Chwa II. Kabalega, Bunyoro- Kitara. Awarded by His Majesty Rukirabasaija Agutamba Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I. 49th Omukama (King) of the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara. 27th Omukama in the Babiito Dynasty

Grand Officer in the Royal Order of the Golden Fire Dog for being instrumental in the creation of  Royal House of Sefwi Obeng-Mim and being a loyal friend of His Majesty Oheneba Nana Kwame Obeng II, Nana of Sefwi Obeng Mim.

Caballero Honorario Real Fundacion Cultural Platoni de Ilustres Condecorados de Chile (S.E. Don Michael Thornley)

 – Croix d’Honneur Medal du Policier Europeen Echelon Or ( Gold Cross of Honour ) France Association Européenne des membres de Corps et Organismes Publics de Sécurité et de Défense (AECOPSD) 

 – ARKBK Medal for outstanding contributions and efforts for Peace,Education and Cultural Diplomacy


International Appointments:

Appointment as Anakia Wuta I Kandari an honorary family member of the Royal House of Laiwoei, Kendari, Indonesia by HM Raja of Laiwoei.

Appointment as Vice President of the Royal Academy of Aristocracy (RAA) Australasia 2018

Appointment as a Goodwill Ambassador-at-large for the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom, Uganda 2018

Appointment as ‘Academician of Honor’ & honorary Doctorate by the Norman Academy 24th May 2019

Honorable Kentucky Colonel as granted and commissioned by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear 2012 for services to Humanity

Honorary Doctorate of Humanities (Hon. D.Humanities) from the New Testament Bible Church Biblical Institute in Monroe, Louisiana, USA. The Institute is accredited by and with the World Council of Post-secondary and Religious Education in March 2015

 Chancellor & Aide-de-camp of the Royal House of Hawai’i 2018/2019 & a second term 2020  (Past President of the Privy Council)



Justice of the Peace, Qld, Australia 1988

Chairman of the Royal Heritage & Cultural Society of Oceania (RHCSO)

Patron (International) of the Hafrikan Prince Art World, Ghana

– Member of the ‘Royal Society of St.George’ (RSSG) Patron H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

Member of the ‘Imperial Society of St. George of Lalibela’, the Royal House of Selassie, Ethiopia as granted by H.R.H. Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie

– Member of the Canadian Health Sciences Institute (TCHSI)

Member Association Européenne des membres de Corps et Organismes Publics de Sécurité et de Défense (AECOPSD)

– Tribal Member (adopted) of the Thunderbolt Chickamauga Indian Nation- State recognised tribe in Indiana U.S.A.

Clan ‘family’ Member (adopted) of the Dizayee clan of Kurdistan

Founder of the Humanitarian Order of the Southern Cross a Humanitarian & Conservation Organisation founded in June 2010.

Founder and CEO of the Michael Thornley Organisation 2014

Founder and President of the Thornley Wildlife Foundation 2016

The Royal Orders of Hawai’i
Youtube Thornley-Wildlife-Foundation

Hawaiian Crown outline designed by Matt Bray 2019