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Noelani DeNisi was Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2023


Non-finalist 2022

A native of Wailuku, Noelani DeNisi was crowned Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2023 on 15 January 2023 and represented Hawaii at Miss Teen USA 2023 in Reno, Nevada.  Noelani was the first Teen winner from Maui since 2016, and her platform is eating disorder awareness and body acceptance.

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2023 bio:

Noelani DeNisi is a 2022 graduate of Maui High School and an incoming student at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She is an 18-year-old aspiring fashion designer and entrepreneur integrating the use of computer science and programming. She hopes to inspire and reach people from all different walks of life. She has earned honors and awards including the NASA Patch of completion (Honorary Women of STEM), and CIEE Academic Merit Scholarship, and has completed League of Amazing Programmers – programming for Youth through Stanford.

She believes that self-love is an endless journey and hopes to inspire others this year with her title of Miss Hawaii Teen USA.

Miss Teen USA pageant photos

Competing in the Miss Teen USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are Denim’s official Miss Teen USA photos.

State pageant photos

The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Noelani’s state pageant photos.

Professional photos

Lights, camera, action!  Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.

Candid & Appearance photos

From events straight after her crowning to her final appearances before she passes on her crown, here’s a look at all the appearances Noelani has made during her reign, as well as other candid photos during her year.

Previous pageant photos

Noelani was a non-finalist in the 2022 pageant, representing her hometown of Wailuku.

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Noelani’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Hokuaoka’ale Emma Gilman as Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2024.

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