Participants

Distinguished Young Women participants come from all walks of life, but they have one thing in common: the desire to succeed. Below are the Distinguished Young Women of Hawaii participants for the Class of 2020.

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Kylie Alarcon

City: Pearl City

College Preference: University of Hawaii Manoa

Career Goals: Music Therapist

Talent: Ukulele Solo (While My Guitar Gently Weeps, by The Beatles)

Kaitlyn Anderson

City: Honolulu

College Preference: Dartmouth College

Career Goals: Art Museum Curator

Talent: Visual Art (Art - Original Piece, Music - Follow Me, by Us the Duo)

Aubree Davis

City: Kaneohe

College Preference: Pacific University Oregon

Career Goals: International Journalist

Talent: Hula 'Auana (Maunaleo, by Keali'i Reichel)

Maria Domingo

City: Kaneohe

College Preference: Harvard College

Career Goals: Nuclear Engineer

Talent: Lyrical and Contemporary Dance (you say, song, by Lauren Daigle)

Kristen Drown

City: Honolulu

College Preference: University of Southern California

Career Goals: Neonatal/Pediatric Nursing

Talent: Dramatic Monologue (The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, by Meg Cabot and Shonda Rhimes)

Alexia Fu

City: Honolulu

College Preference: The George Washington University

Career Goals: Political Correspondent for National Public Radio

Talent: Vocal Performance  (“Imagine”, by John Lennon )

Kimie Fujioka

City: Mililani

College Preference: California State Fullerton

Career Goals: Broadway Performer

Talent: Vocal Performance (Quiet , by Jonathan Reid Gealt)

Rosie Hauhio

City: Ewa Beach, Waianae

College Preference: UNLV, University of Washington, UH Manoa

Career Goals: Traveling Nurse, Certified Nurse-Midwife

Talent: Spoken Word  

Josette Huang

City: Honolulu

College Preference: University of Chicago

Career Goals: Legal Advocate

Talent: Classical Piano Piece (Etude inE Major, Op. 10 No. 3 (Winter Wind), by Frederic Chopin)

Jordyn Kobayashi

City: Honolulu

College Preference: Stanford

Career Goals: International Business Lawyer

Talent: Fusion Dance 

Isabella Lee

City: Honolulu

College Preference: University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University

Career Goals: Elementary School Teacher, Principal

Talent: Violin 

Alisha Nijjar

City: Honolulu

College Preference: Chapman University

Career Goals: Real Estate/Contract Lawyer

Talent: Self Written Monologue 

Amelie Valenzuela

City: Kailua

College Preference: Florida State University

Career Goals: Musical Theater Actress

Talent: Vocal Performance 

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