Carly Yoshida

Age: 21

Hometown: Waikoloa, HI

Social Impact Initiative: Youth Empowering Youth - YEY

Talent: Hula

School: College - University of Hawai'i West Oahu

Interesting Facts: 

  • First girl from the Big Island to win the state title "Miss Hawaii's Outstanding Teen" in 2016

  • Granddaughter of a 442nd Battalion Nisei Soldier - World War II

  • Professional Polynesian dancer since the age of 11

  • Founded Youth Empowering Youth (YEY) at age 15

  • Traveled to Japan in 2016 & 2019 with Halau Manaola as an entertainer.  While there, I participated in a "Mauna to Mauna" ceremony at Mount Fuji and had an opportunity to ride a camel at the sand dunes in Tottori, Japan!

Katheryn Frederick 

Age: 18

Hometown: Seattle, Washington

Social Impact Initiative: Be Sensational - Youth Advocacy

Talent: Contemporary Dance

School: Graduated from High School in May 2020

Interesting Facts: 

  • MKC 2020 was my first competition & I received the title of Miss Aloha Hawai'i. I've now been a part of the Miss America Organization for two amazing years!

  • My family & I moved across the ocean to Hawai'i in 2017 blindly as none of us had visited before.

  • My spirituality has led me to find veganism and a love for animals. I've been plant based for two years now!

  • I'm a published author of YA Contemporary Romance and YA Fiction!

  • I'm a contemporary dancer and will always find ways to bring joy to myself & others through movement!