Each year, the Miss Hawai’i Organization conducts the Miss Hawai’i Competition, an official preliminary to the prestigious Miss America Pageant, established in 1921. It is the single largest provider of scholarships for women in the world. Hawai’i entered the Miss America Organization with its first contestant in 1948. Since then, Hawai’i has placed in the top ten over 15 times and has had one 1st Runner-Up Finalist – Kanoelani Gibson, Miss Hawai’i 2003, one 2nd Runner Up Finalist – Jalee Fuselier, Miss Hawai’i 2010, and has two Miss Americas – Carolyn Sapp, Miss Hawai’i 1991 and Angela Perez Baraquio, Miss Hawai’i 2000.
2015 Miss Hawaii LIVE on Saturday, May 30 at 7:00pm