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Moani Hara Miss Hawaii USA 2014

Moani Hara Crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2014

Moani Hara was crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2014 at the conclusion of the pageant held on October 2013 at the Ballroom of the Modern Honolulu Hotel. She will represent the state of Hawaii in the Miss USA 2014 pageant, scheduled for next summer in the Bahamas.

Moani Hara Miss Hawaii USA 2014

Moani Hara was crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2014 on October 13, 2013. Photo by Instagram user cydneychu.

At the time of her crowning, Moani is the reigning Miss Nuuanu USA. Hara is the former Miss Hawaii’s Outstanding Teen 2007 and represented Hawaii at the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2007 pageant. She also competed in Miss Hawaii 2012 and was the first runner-up to Skyler Kamaka and winner of the swimsuit category.
Moani, 23, is of Hawaiian, Japanese, Chinese, Caucasian origins. Ms Hara is currently working as an event coordinator. She is also a senior at the University of Hawaii, majoring in communications and public relations.

Miss Hawaii USA 2014 Moani Hara

Newly crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2014 Moani Hara. She will compete in the Miss USA 2014 pageant. Photo courtesy of Miss Hawaii USA Organization.

Her court includes the first runner-up Courtney Arndt, the second runner-up Julie Chu, the third runner-up Ka’iulani Carr and the fourth runner-up Shannon Dresser.

Miss Hawaii USA 2014 Top 8: Courtney Arndt, Julie Chu, Ka’iulani Carr, Shannon Dresser, Moani Hara.
Miss Hawaii USA 2014 Top 8: Angela Nand, Moani Hara, Crystal Lin, Ka’iulani Carr, Julie Chu, Shannon Dresser, Courtney Arndt, Edith Bell.

Just several hours earlier, Mariah Gosling was crowned Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2014 and will represent the state of Hawaii in the Miss Teen USA 2014 pageant, scheduled for next summer in the Bahamas.

Skyler Kamaka, Miss Hawaii 2012

Skyler Kamaka Crowned Miss Hawaii 2012

Skyler Kamaka, Miss Diamond Head, was crowned Miss Hawaii 2012 on June 9, 2012 at the Hawaii Convention Center. She will represent Hawaii in Miss America 2013Pageant to be held in Las Vegas in January 2013.

Skyler Kamaka, Miss Hawaii 2012

Skyler Kamaka, Miss Hawaii 2012

Skyler Kamaka, Miss Hawaii 2012
Kamaka, 21, is a sports major at Concordia University at Portand, OR. The first time was the charm for Skyler Kamaka: “This is the first time I’ve ever entered a pageant,” Kamaka said back stage shortly after receiving her crown. “My preliminary pageant (for Miss Diamond Head) was my very first one, and this is my very first Miss Hawaii. I’m just ecstatic right now.”
Kamaka also won the Golf Tournament Scholarship and tied with Miss Ala Moana Courtney Kielemaikalani Gaddis for most ticket sales (both women received full sets of prizes for the tie). Gaddis won the scholarship for community service.
Skyler Kamaka, Miss Hawaii 2012

Her talent is hula dancing. Her pageant platform is “Athletes Promoting Inclusion.”

Skyler Kamaka Crowned Miss Hawaii 2012

Skyler Kamaka Crowned Miss Hawaii 2012

She will represent Hawaii in Miss America 2013 Pageant

She will represent Hawaii in Miss America 2013 Pageant

The first runner-up was Miss Kahala Moani Hara. The second runner-up was Miss East Oahu Serena Karnagy. The third runner-up was Miss Latina Hawaii Joleen Iwaniec. The fourth runner-up was Miss Waikiki Sarah Correia.