2022 Miss Hawaii
Miss Hawaii 2022
School: University of Southern California
College Major: B.A. of Journalism and theatre, M.A. in specialized journalism
Scholarship Winnings: $14,000
Scholastic Honors: Poynter Koch Media & Journalism Fellowship
University of Southern California Outstanding Graduate Specialized Journalism Scholar Award
University of Southern California Academic Achievement Award
Herb Klein Scholarship in Government and Politics
Fourlin Memorial Foundation Scholar
University of Southern California Magna Cum Laude
Career Ambition: Travel multimedia journalist for National Geographic
Talent: Broadway song and dance
Social Impact Initiative: Inspiring a love for learning through artful teaching. Arts for All is a comprehensive plan that provides classroom resources, community art activities and fulfills the unmet need of incorporating art in education.
What is the best advice you’ve ever received? “You’ll never know, unless you try.” — mom.
Without these words, I wouldn’t understand that it’s ok to fail. There’s beauty in working hard and picking yourself back up when you fall.