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Because he has no motivation to be a shinobi, he refuses to become a Chunin or Jonin.
Hikaru wishes to get a job teaching at the academy so he doesn't have to go on missions as often and devout more time to more liesurely activities.
Because he has no motivation to be a shinobi, he refuses to learn more advanced techniques or learn how to use a chakra nature instead, he expands upon basics techniques and uses them more skillfully than anyone else.
Hikaru has greatly expanded the capabilities of the Shadow Clone Technique.