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Samantha Neyland was Miss Hawaii USA 2020

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Honolulu

2nd runner-up Miss California USA 2019, Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2013 (Semi-finalist at Miss Teen USA)

Top 10 at Miss USA 2020

A native of Honolulu, Samantha Neyland was crowned Miss Hawaii USA on 10 November 2019 and represented Hawaii at the Miss USA 2020 pageant in Memphis, Tennessee. Samantha is a successful model and actress and runs her own pageant coaching business.

2020 bio:

Samantha was a Senior at Moanalua High School when she was crowned Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2013 and went on to place in the top 15 at Miss Teen USA. During her reign, she made several appearances and speeches at military community events, hosted “Brown Bags to Stardom” a local cable show dedicated to helping the youth of Hawaii, and volunteered with The American Red Cross, The Hawaiian Humane Society, and other local charities.
Using her teen title to kickstart her career, Samantha now works as a successful model and actress. Most recently, she appeared on an episode of Magnum P.I. and in an international campaign for Maui Jim sunglasses. Her program, Time to Talk Hawaii, was designed to help teens learn how to communicate effectively in social and professional environments. ​

Miss USA pageant photos

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

State pageant photos

Competing in the Miss USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are Samantha’s official Miss USA 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 passed on her crown, here’s a look at all the appearances Samantha made during her reign, as well as other candid photos during her year.

Previous pageant photos

There’s nothing better than watching a contestant progress from year to year! Here’s a look back at Samantha’s previous pageant photos.

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Samantha’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Allie Chu as Miss Hawaii USA 2021.

After the crown

Winning a state title is a sisterhood for life. Here are Samantha’s “after the crown” photos.

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