Wailuku girl wins pageant

Selena Marie Rodrigues of Wailuku was crowned the overall winner in the 7-to-9-year-old division in the Pacific Island Princess Grand Alii pageant held last month on the Big Island.

She captured the title, “Pacific Island Princess Grand Ali’i Little Miss,” and a $1,000 savings bond at the event June 9 at the Hilton Waikoloa Village. She also won an 8-inch rhinestone crown, rhinestone scepter and royal queen robe.

She competed against 15 other competitors.

Selena is the daughter of Christina and Kamuela Rodrigues.