Category Archives: Pageants

The 2017 Pageant Season has started

With the Miss Chinatown Hawaii to the many Miss Hawaii preliminary pageants, the opportunity to photograph the titleholders has been a fun experience.  Here are some of this year’s set of portraits. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 

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Has it been 40+ years?

In 1975, the Chinese Chamber crowned Peggy Sen as the 26th Narcissus Queen.  Knowing Peggy through her sorority at the University of Hawaii, she asked me to photograph her cover photo.  This is my first cover photo for the Narcissus … Continue reading

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Great Job at Miss America Allison!

Now we’re ready to welcome you back as our reigning Miss Hawaii!  Hope to see you soon!

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Miss Hawaii Allison Chu part deux

  The first time around, someone forgot to tell someone to make sure the hair was brushed out.  This time the hairdresser came with Miss Hawaii and did his thing.  Miss Hawaii arrived with her hair in curlers but these … Continue reading

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Miss Chinatown Hawaii/Miss Hawaii Chinese

The 2017 Pageant season has started.  First up – the Miss Chinatown Hawaii/Miss Hawaii Chinese Pageant.  Pageant is on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Historic Hawaii Theatre.

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Miss Hawaii 2016

Finally had the opportunity to photograph Allison Chu, Miss Hawaii 2016

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2016 Miss Hawaii

Congratulations to Allison Chu – 2016 Miss Hawaii and to 1st Runner-up Chelsea Clement, 2nd Runner-up Tesia Worley, 3rd Runner-up Halialani Parish, 4th Runner-up Tiffany Johnson.  And to top 7 finalists Mami Ogiwara & Pualani Armstrong.  This is one of … Continue reading

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Introducing the 2016 Miss Hawaii’s Outstanding Teen – Carly Yoshida

Being the official photographer for the Miss Hawaii’s Outstanding Teen, here is Carly’s official portrait session taken in our garage studio.

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The studio has been moved to Wahiawa

For the last 7 years, I was fortunate to have studio space available in the McCully area due to the generosity of the building owner.  He has since leased out the space to a new business and I had to … Continue reading

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