Erika Ordonez Crowned Miss Oahu Filipina 2013-2014
The new Miss Oahu Filipina for 2013-2014 is Erika Ordonez of Mililani. She succeeds Heaven Lee Fines, last year’s Miss Oahu Filipina.
Erika, 24, is a graduate of Punahou School and the daughter of Larry and Jennifer Ordonez. Her parents are well-known and successful entrepreneurs in their own rightLarry in real estate, investment and broadcasting business; and media production for Jennifer.
Erika won five of the pageant’s seven special awards, namely: Miss Popularity, Best in Terno, Best in Interview, Best in Talent and Best in Speech. First runner-up was Kassandra Bongolan, while second runner-up was Cherylene Reyes who also won Miss Congeniality and Miss Photogenic.
The Miss Oahu Filipina Scholarship Pageant an annual project of the Oahu Filipino Community Council. The pageant was held at the Ala Moana Hotel on June 1, 2013 and chaired by Armi Oliver Farinas, a former Mrs. Hawaii Filipina and current president of Magsingal Association of Hawaii.