Category Archives: Pageants

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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67th Narcissus Queen & Court

Introducing the 67th Narcissus Queen & Court Click here to see the portraits of the court

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64th Cherry Blossom Festival Contestants

I was asked to photograph the 64th Cherry Blossom Contestants this year since the former photographer retired.  Here are this year’s contestants.  Click on the link to view the gallery.  Contestant Gallery

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67th Narcissus Queen Pageant

The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii has selected a new Queen to represent the Chinese Community for 2016 – Congraulations to the 67th Narcissus Queen Ashley Fu.  View images from the Pageant

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It’s time – 67th Narcissus Queen Pageant

I have been photographing the contestants of this pageant since 1977.  My first cover portrait was in 1975 so technically, I’ve been involved for 40 years.  These are the contestants for this year.   Check back to see who won.

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We have a new Miss Hawaii

Miss Kaka`ako Jeanné Kapela was selected the 2015 Miss Hawaii by a panel of  judges.  Runner ups included Miss Kahala Alexandra Roth (4th Runner up), Miss East Oahu Halialani Parish (3rd Runner up), Miss North Shore Keala Patterson (2nd Runner … Continue reading

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