The Top 10 Most Beautiful Women in Hawaii
Hawaii was the last state that joined the United States. Had those in the mainland seen the women of the state, Hawaii could have probably been invited to the Union much earlier. Here is a list of the top 10 most beautiful women in Hawaii.
Kiana Tom is a television presenter, fitness guru, author and actress from Maui. She has Hawaiian, Chinese and Irish blood. She was the host of the ESPN lifestyle, fitness and health program called “Kiana’s Flex Appeal.” She was also the main presenter of other shows in the sports channel, including “Kiana’s Too Fit 2 Quit,” “Summer Sizzle with Kiana” and “Hot Summer Nights with Kiana.” She also hosted ABC’s “Super Bowl Nightlife.” She appeared in the movie entitled Universal Soldier: The Return with action star Jean Claude Van Damme. She also wrote the book called Kiana’s Body Sculpting.
Tori Praver is a swimsuit model. A photographer discovered her when she was only 13 years old in a Lahaina supermarket in Maui. She then worked in advertising campaigns for Liu Jo, Tally Wiejl, Guess and Yamamay. She has also appeared on the cover of several publications, including Glamour, Cover and Cosmopolitan. In 2007, she was included in the swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated as the subject of body painting works by Joanne Gair. This was repeated the following year. Sports Illustrated also featured her in the 2009 edition of the swimsuit issue. In 2009, Praver began her own swimsuit line called Tori Praver Swimwear.
Flo Jalin is a model of Taiwanese descent from Honolulu. She first started out as a calendar girl in 1998. She is also a beauty pageant veteran, winning titles such as Miss Hawaiian Tropics Maui in 1999. Miss Hawaii Tropics Honolulu in 2000 and Miss Hawaiian Tropics Taiwan in 2000. She also landed in the top 12 of the Miss Hawaiian Tropics Nationals in 2000. She is the spokesmodel of Faze Gauges and Pinnacle.
Lily Thai is an actress who used to star in pornographic movies. She was born in Honolulu and is of Filipino and Italian descent. She started out as a dancer in strip clubs in Texas before she appeared in her first porn movie in 2003. She has been nominated a few times in the Adult Video News Awards, including for Best Tease, Best All-Girl Scene and Best Starlet. She retired from the industry in 2005.
Her real name is Margaret Denise Quigley, but she is more popularly known as Maggie Q. She was born in Honolulu and has Polish, Irish and Vietnamese blood. She started out as a model in Japan when she was 17 years old. She also tried her luck in Taiwan before finally settling in Hong Kong where Jackie Chan discovered her. She was part of the television drama called House of the Dragon before appearing in the movies like Model from Hell and Gen-Y Cops. Chan then included her in the films Manhattan Midnight and Rush Hour 2. She also plays the lead role in the CW series called Nikita.
Stacy Kamano is an actress born in Honolulu. She is of Japanese, German, Polish and Russian descent. When she was only 11 years old, she won the Miss Tropical Pre-Teen Hawaii pageant. She then decided to join show business, appearing as part of the cast of Baywatch Hawaii. She was also part of the movie called Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt in 2003. She then had a guest spot in the long-running drama The Bold and the Beautiful. Kamano also hosted the shows Hotlines and Extreme Sports.
Tia Carrere is an actress, model and voice artist. She was born in Honolulu to Filipino parents. She first appeared in the limelight when she became part of the cast of the long-running soap opera called General Hospital. She is best known for her role in Wayne’s World and Wayne’s World 2. She also voiced the character of Nani in Lilo & Stitch and Lilo & Stitch: The Series. She was also part of Duck Dodgers. She then took a role in the Fox television series called “Relic Hunter.” Carrere was also part of reality competiton shows like The Celebrity Apprentice and Dancing with the Stars.
Patricia Ford is a model from Honolulu of German, Irish, Portuguese, Chinese and Hawaiian descent. She started out by joining the Tropical Teen beauty pageant. She then appeared as a calendar model for Hawaii’s Hardbodies, Island Muscle Cars, Hawaii’s Beautiful Women, Bikini Open, Surfing Magazine and Jade Unlimited. She also released her own calendars in 1994 and 1997. She has also modeled for the special editions of Playboy Magazine, including “Wet and Wild: Hot Holidays,” “How to Reawaken Your Sexual Powers” and “No Boys Allowed.”
Nicole Scherzinger is a recording artist born in Honolulu of Filipino, Russian and Hawaiian descent. She is considered as one of the most successful musical acts of the 2000’s because of the sales of both her solo recordings and that of The Pussycat Dolls. She is also considered as one of the best dancing musicians in the world. She has also been ranked as one of the 100 greatest women in music and sexiest artists of all time. Scherzinger has also modeled for products like Estee Lauder, Nike, Beats by Dr. Dre and Herbal Essences.
Jarah Mariano is a model from Kauai. She is of Korean and Hawaiian descent. She has appeared in ads for Armani Exchange, Sephora, Roxy Quiksilver, H&M, Avon, Old Navy, Levi’s, MAC and Abercrombie & Fitch. She has also appeared in the catalogues of Victoria’s Secret. Mariano was part of the swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated magazine for 2008 and 2009. She has appeared in television shows like Chuck and Rescue Me, and in movies like Minority Report and The Girl from Monday.