COURTESY OF MISS HAWAII TEEN USA
Hannah Keikiokanani Thomas was named Miss Hawaii Teen USA Sunday.
Athletic 17-year-old is Miss Hawaii Teen
HANNAH Keikiokanani Thomas won the crown Sunday as Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2006. Thomas competed against 15 contestants, ranging in age from 15 to 18, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel.
The 17-year-old junior at Kamehameha Schools also receives an academic scholarship and other prizes, and moves on to the Miss Teen USA pageant. (Read more about the pageant in "In The Mix.")
Thomas is the daughter of Jan and Robert Thomas. Her hobbies include surfing, bodysurfing, singing, playing the guitar, kayaking and water polo.
Last year's winner, Melissa Benz, is attending California State University, Fullerton.