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.
10. Kiana Tom
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.
9. Tori Praver
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.
8. Flo Jalin
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
7. Lily Thai
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.
6. Maggie Q
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.
5. Stacy Kamano
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.
4. Tia Carrere
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.
3. Patricia Ford
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.”
2. Nicole Scherzinger
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.
1. Jarah Mariano
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.