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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.

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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

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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

Pinnacle.

7 Lily Thai

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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

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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.

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3 Patricia Ford

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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

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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.

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