“I still feel like I’m in a dream,” Chu said
She has been a singer and recording artist since childhood, did musical theater in her early teens and worked as a professional model here and on the mainland. Her decision to participate in a beauty pageant came as the answer to a very simple question.
Miss Hawaii 2016 Final Results
Miss Hawaii 2016: Miss Aloha Latina Allison Carol Nanea Chu
First Runner-Up: Miss Kahala Chelsea Clement
Second Runner-Up: Miss Diamond Head Tésia Melani Worley
Third Runner-Up: Miss Kaka‘ako Hali‘a Parish
Fourth Runner-Up: Miss Latina Hawaii Tiffany Johnson
Allison will have the opportunity to represent her state at Miss America 2017 later this year. The 2017 Miss America Pageant will be held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Sunday, September 11, 2016.
The event will be broadcast by ABC in the United States, the first in the network’s newest agreement to carry the pageant until 2019, with Dick Clark Productions producing the ceremony. Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell (Miss Georgia 2015) is scheduled to crown her successor at the end of the event.