Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Hawaii for 2020 is Josette Huang, from Honolulu.

Josette’s achievements include: Overcame sexual assault, bulimia, depression • Presidential Scholar Candidate • National Merit Finalist • American Protege Carnegie Hall U.S. Finalist (Romantic Music) • Two-Time ENKOR Int'l Music Competition Finalist • Voice of Democracy Contest State Finalist • Recognition in English and Social Studies Award • Mandarin Chinese 4 Honors Excellence Award • Mission PAWsible Art Contest Finalist • National Dominate Duo Tennis Doubles Champion

In addition, Josette’s activities include: Living Independently G-Term Course Creator and TA (4 yrs) • Varsity Tennis Team Captain (2 yrs) • LIFE Club President (3 yrs) • National Honors Society Lead Peer Tutor (1 yr) • Business Entrepreneurship G-Term Course Creator and TA (1 yr) • High School Music Club (3 yrs) • High School Outdoor Education Counselor (3 yrs)
E Malama I Ka’Aina Founder & Executive Director (100+ hrs) • AVID Tutor (20+ hrs) • Morning Music Club (25+ hrs)

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