Two fabulous young women will be crowned at this year’s event:
Miss Kona Coffee 2019
Miss Aloha Hawai’i 2019
UCC Hawaiʻi Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Program
Saturday, November 10, 2018
6:00 pm | 5:30 (doors open)
Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel
75-5660 Palani Road / Kailua-Kona 96740
Tickets will be available from any of this year’s candidates,
at The Feeding Leaf, or at the door. Space is limited.
Program booklets will be available for purchase at the event.
If you are interested in placing an ad, please email us here for more information.
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Judging follows newly revamped criteria set forth by the Miss America Organization. The following are excerpts from a press release from the Miss America Organization.
Each candidate will participate in a live interactive session with the judges, where she will highlight her achievements and goals in life, and how she will use her talents, passion and ambition to perform the job of Miss America. The former evening gown competition will now give participants freedom to outwardly express their self-confidence in evening attire of their choosing while discussing how they will advance their social impact initiatives. Talent, which has always been a distinguishing element of Miss America, will remain a highlight of the competition.
“We are no longer a pageant. Miss America will represent a new generation of female leaders focused on scholarship, social impact, talent, and empowerment,” said Gretchen Carlson, chair of the board of trustees. “We’re experiencing a cultural revolution in our country with women finding the courage to stand up and have their voices heard on many issues. Miss America is proud to evolve as an organization and join this empowerment movement.”
The job of Miss America is a 365-day a year commitment of serving as an empowerment and leadership mentor. In addition to gaining scholarships to further her education, Miss America will advocate for social issues important to her. In addition to this work, Miss America Also serves as an ambassador for the Children’s Miracle Network and the city of Atlantic City, New Jersey.