Category Archives: Pageants

Miss Hawaii Class of 2017

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, a new Miss Hawaii will be selected from these 15 contestants.  Check back with us on Sunday to see who took the title. Top Row:  Miss Ala Moana Kyla Hagedorn, Miss Aloha Hawaii Piper Pierson … Continue reading

Posted in Pageants | Comments Off on Miss Hawaii Class of 2017

Miss America & Miss America’s Outstanding Teen

Miss America Savvy Shields & Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Nicole Jia rolled into town this week and I had the opportunity to photograph them with our Miss Hawaii Allison Chu & Miss Hawaii’s Outstanding Teen Carly Yoshida.  These girls are … Continue reading

Posted in Pageants | Comments Off on Miss America & Miss America’s Outstanding Teen

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″] 

Posted in Pageants | Comments Off on The 2017 Pageant Season has started

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

Posted in Pageants | Comments Off on Has it been 40+ years?

Great Job at Miss America Allison!

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

Posted in Pageants | Comments Off on Great Job at Miss America Allison!

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

Posted in Pageants | Comments Off on Miss Hawaii Allison Chu part deux

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.

Posted in Pageants | Comments Off on Miss Chinatown Hawaii/Miss Hawaii Chinese

Miss Hawaii 2016

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

Posted in Pageants | Comments Off on Miss Hawaii 2016

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

Posted in Pageants | Comments Off on 2016 Miss Hawaii