On Saturday, June 4 Miss East Oahu Lauren Cheape was crowned this year's new Miss Hawaii 2011. Cheape won over the crowd with a hula and jump rope performance, and pulled hearts with her platform of C.A.R.E. Cheape's program will utilize the talents and gifts of college athletes to encourage the youth of today to stay in school, stay active, and live healthy lives.
Honolulu, HI, July 06, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Miss East Oahu Lauren Kealohilani Cheape now reigns as Miss Hawaii 2011. The 65th annual Miss Hawaii Scholarship Pageant took place on Saturday, June 4 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. Cheape will compete for the title of Miss America on January 14th, 2012 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

"The Miss Hawaii Organization is extremely pleased to present Lauren Cheape as the Miss Hawaii Scholarship Pageant winner and the new face in Hawaii Tourism. We are excited and support the possibilities that Lauren's platform of C.A.R.E will bring to the youth of today and student athletes around the world. With her passion for the lives of children and her many talents including, jump rope and hula, we believe Lauren is an amazing role model," said Lincoln Jacobe, President of the Miss Hawaii Organization.

Cheape beat out 11 other competitors from communities around the state entitling her to almost $7,000 in scholarship awards, and the prestigious crown passed on by 2010 Miss Hawaii and second runner-up for the Miss America Pageant, Jalee Fuselier. With an alluring jump rope routine to Jerry Lee Lewis's rock-n-roll hit "Great Balls of Fire" and the awards for Community Service and Best Swimsuit, the 23-year-old easily took the crown.

On her journey as Miss Hawaii 2011, Cheap will follow a platform of C.A.R.E. As founder of the "C.A.R.E: Collegiate Athletes Reaching Everyone" program, Cheape believes in the impact that student athletes can make in the lives of youth. C.A.R.E. utilizes the talents and gifts of college athletes to encourage children to stay in school, stay active, and live healthy lives.

In 2009, the University of Hawaii implemented the C.A.R.E. program and mandated that every student athlete contribute a minimum of 6 community service hours to elementary public schools in need. To date, the C.A.R.E. program has sent more than 250 student athletes to more than 30 events, touching more than 3,000 lives.

"I believe the youth in our country are faced with many pressing issues - schools are cutting physical education programs, childhood obesity is at epidemic levels, and positive role models are few and far between, all problems that can be addressed by the C.A.R.E. program," expresses Cheape.

A local girl from Mililani, Cheape graduated in 2005 from Mililani High School and is a Cum Laude graduate from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Cheape received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Film (Directing) from the UH Academy of Creative Media (ACM) with a double Minor in Business and Japanese. She plans on pursuing a Master's degree in Business Administration and becoming a successful film director.

The new 2011 Miss Hawaii comes with an impressive list of scholastic honors and leadership roles, including: UH Division I Water Polo and Swim team, Scholar Athlete Award; Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Scholarship; UH ACM Scholarship for excellence in film directing; Oceanic Cable 2005 Senior Scholar Athlete Award; and Former member of the UH Student Athlete Advisory Committee; Founder of Jumping Geckos jump rope team; Film Instructor at Nanakuli High School; Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation Alumni Board of Director. Cheape also wrote and directed the film "Li hing mui, Lilikoi, Lychee", which was accepted into the Shanghai, Hawaii and Los Angeles International Film Festivals.

For more information on the Miss Hawaii Organization, please visit www.misshawaii.org or our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MissHawaiiOrganization.

About Miss Hawaii Organization

The Miss Hawaii Organization has supported the advancement of Hawaii's young women for more than 60 years. Our organization¹s mission is to promote the pursuit of higher education, to develop and maintain a commitment of community service, and to inspire our youth to meet the challenge of being the best that they can be. Miss Hawaii is part of the Miss America Organization, an organization that awards more than $45 million in scholarships nationally to young women between the ages of 17-24. This year, the Miss Hawaii program will make available more than $500,000 in cash scholarships and tuition grants.

Media Contacts:
Lincoln Jacobe: 808.391.7441
Chimaine Pouteau: 808.636.1512

5/4/2012 19:06:24

HU0505,This article is great!

5/7/2012 02:33:38

A handbag or just a bag as well as pouches are bags that happen to be normally used by women to hold their belongings. Most of these bags are made as per the fashion. A purse is actually a small bag which is used to

5/7/2012 18:57:21

coach in many countries have agents that can be searched, in China he has become our consumer goods. Hong Kong and Shanghai have already have a coach of the store, but Japan also introduced a coach that expensive, luxury brand, became his second of the Kingdom. We always see the screen "C" word, many celebrities are a big fan of coach, can often present with a variety of parties, fashion styles you, beautiful colors, enough to attract the eye. Star advertising effect, so that more people understand that coach.

Our Coach outlet store online wholesale ,retail and discount coach of the product brand.COACH has been the practicality and durability of leather goods for their own mind, in a balance between traditional and popular, and maintain the price on the plain is very suitable for a senior ladies fashion brand.

5/8/2012 01:25:36

They can generate your family trip really memorable and even budget friendly.

5/9/2012 23:35:58

No matter what the field or specialty of your business, there is a coach out there for you. By considering your individual situation and working to meet the long and short term goals of your business, business coaching will help foster your company's growth.

Louis Vuitton Handbags
5/10/2012 02:06:54

The post is absolutely fantastic! Lots of great information and inspiration, both of which we all need! Also like to admire the time and effort you put into your blog and detailed information you offer! I will bookmark your blog and have my children check up here often.

5/11/2012 01:01:39

Except for availing goods, on the list of exclusive attributes and even expertise in web based store shopping is without a doubt going without shoes can certainly meet your daydream family trip escapades.

6/28/2012 05:34:10

A powerful share, I just given this onto a colleague who was doing somewhat evaluation on this. And he in actual fact purchased me breakfast because I found it for him.. smile. So let me reword that: Thnx for the deal with! But yeah Thnkx for spending the time to discuss this, I feel strongly about it and enjoy reading extra on this subject. If possible, as you turn into expertise, would you thoughts updating your weblog with extra particulars? It�s highly helpful for me. Big thumb up for this weblog put up!

6/28/2012 05:36:43

Thanks for the post, was an intriguing read. Curious as to how you came about that solution.

7/7/2012 21:34:33

http://www.nbabasketballshoesale.com/ cheap NBA shoes
http://www.nbabasketballshoesale.com/more-1.html NBA basketball shoes
http://www.nbabasketballshoesale.com/search.php?search_page=search_result Nike Air Max Lebron VIII Basketball Shoes
http://www.nbabasketballshoesale.com/more-1.html discount nike shoes
http://www.nbabasketballshoesale.com/Nike-Air-Max-Lebron-9-Men-Basketball-Shoes-Red-Black-White-p-13.html Nike Air Max Lebron 9
http://www.nbabasketballshoesale.com/LeBron-James-t1-8.html lebron james shoes
http://www.nbabasketballshoesale.com/more-2.html nike basketball sneakers

7/7/2012 21:37:25

http://www.louboutins-discountsale.com/Christian-Louboutin-Pumps-c76/ christian louboutin pumps
http://www.louboutins-discountsale.com/ cheap louboutin shoes
http://www.louboutins-discountsale.com/search/Lady+20Gres+20160mm/ cheap Christian Louboutin Lady Gres 160mm
http://www.louboutins-discountsale.com/search/Djaldos+20Spechio/ Christian Louboutin Djaldos Spechio Colorblock Wedge
http://www.louboutins-discountsale.com/search/Bye+20Bye/ Christian Louboutin Bye Bye 160mm
http://www.louboutins-discountsale.com/search/Men/ Christian Louboutin Mens Shoes
http://www.louboutins-discountsale.com/All-Products/ discount louboutins

7/7/2012 21:42:18

http://www.timberland-discountshoes.com/Featured/ timberland boots
http://www.timberland-discountshoes.com/sale/Timberland-Womens-Tall-Boot-14-inches-In-Red-Black-17.html Timberland women 14 inches
http://www.timberland-discountshoes.com/Timberland-Mens-Roll-top-Boots/ Timberland roll top boots
http://www.timberland-discountshoes.com/Timberland-Mens-6-Inch-Premium-Boots/ timberland 6 inches
http://www.timberland-discountshoes.com/Timberland-Womens-Chukka-Boots/ Timberland Chukka Boots
http://www.timberland-discountshoes.com/ cheap Timberland boots

7/7/2012 21:44:42

http://www.monclerwintercoats-onsale.com/ cheap monclers
http://www.monclerwintercoats-onsale.com/search/Angers+20Women/ Moncler Angers Women Down Jacket
http://www.monclerwintercoats-onsale.com/search/coat/ Moncler winter coats
http://www.monclerwintercoats-onsale.com/search/Branson/ Moncler Branson Down Jacket
http://www.monclerwintercoats-onsale.com/search/sweater/ cheap moncler sweaters
http://www.monclerwintercoats-onsale.com/search/Vest+20Milano+20Multiple/ Moncler Men Vest Milano Multiple Logo
http://www.monclerwintercoats-onsale.com/Moncler-Womens-Jackets-c80/ moncler down jackets women

8/21/2012 02:13:37

Thank you for your blog, he let me know that many little knowledge, I will put it share to my friends  

9/5/2013 19:48:56

Was just looking for a site like this, thanks


Leave a Reply.