On April 27 at the Hilo Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium, Kaelia Saniatan was crowned the new Miss Teen Lehua Hawaiʻi, along with first Princess Raynn Dangaran and second Princess Haley Kalai.
Kaliʻa Leimakani Kekela Wasson was honored with the new Miss Teen Lehua Hawaiʻi title, with first Princess Taylor Matas and second Princess Abigail Domen.
This is the first year that the Miss Teen Lehua Hawaiʻi is invited to participate in the Miss Hawaiʻi Teen USA pageant in Honolulu. The Miss Teen USA is a Donald J. Trump and NBC Universal joint venture.
Lehua Hawaii Productions, the local sponsor, is directed by Rachelle Agrigado, Jennifer Naiga-Kaaihue, Cheryl Octavio and Jeni Waipa.