Contestants vie for title of Miss Maui Filipina

Sheila Manuel
Fayma Sales
Joy Tabon
Rosabella Nartates
Vanessa Baldos

The Maui Filipino Community Council will present the 59th Miss Maui Filipina Scholarship Pageant at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Wailea Beach Resort-Marriott.

Five contestants are vying for the title of Miss Maui Filipina 2018: Sheila Manuel, Fayma Sales, Joy Tabon, Rosabella Nartates and Vanessa Baldos.

The contestants will be competing in five phases of competition, including a pre-pageant interview, swimsuit, talent, speech and onstage interview. Miss Maui Filipina 2018 will receive a scholarship award and a trip to the Philippines and the opportunity to represent Maui in the Miss Hawaii Filipina Scholarship Pageant in July. The theme of the pageant is “Hear My Voice.”

Tickets can be purchased for $30 in advance from the contestants and committee. Admission on the day of the pageant will be $35 at the door. For tickets, call Rick Nava at 298-3953.