61st Cherry Blossom Festival

CBF General Chair: Holly Duarte
HJJCC President: Nathan Gyotoku

61st cherry blossom festival Queen and Court

Left to right: Miss Popularity Ashley Higa, Princess Misha Maletta, First Princess Lori Higashi, Queen Crystine Ito, Princess Kellene Sasano, Princess Leila Mitsunaga and Miss Congeniality Eryn Kawamoto.

Left to right: Miss Popularity Ashley Higa, Princess Misha Maletta, First Princess Lori Higashi, Queen Crystine Ito, Princess Kellene Sasano, Princess Leila Mitsunaga and Miss Congeniality Eryn Kawamoto.

The 61st Cherry Blossom Festival Queen and Court were crowned on March 30, 2013.

Queen – Crystine Hisae Ito
First Princess – Lori Hiroko Higashi
Princess – Misha Nicole Yurie Maletta
Princess – Leila Tomoyo Mitsunaga
Princess – Kellene Noenoelani Sasano
Miss Congeniality – Eryn Akemi Kawamoto
Miss Popularity – Ashley Michiko Higa

The 61st Cherry Blossom Festival contestants

Back Row (L-R): Hannah Tsunemoto, Leila Mitsunaga, Chayne Toyama, Eryn Kawamoto, Ashley Higa, Lori Higashi, Shanna Nakamura, Misha Maletta, Kellene Sasano, Crystine Ito. Front Row (L-R): Whitney Shiroma, Neysa Taba, Stephanie Chiang, Mychal Hatae, Tiffany Hsu. Photo by Steven Yamaki, photographer and owner of Images by Steven, a Silver Sponsor. Attire provided by Tori Richard, a Gold Sponsor, featuring cardigans from The New Black.

Back Row (L-R): Hannah Tsunemoto, Leila Mitsunaga, Chayne Toyama, Eryn Kawamoto, Ashley Higa, Lori Higashi, Shanna Nakamura, Misha Maletta, Kellene Sasano, Crystine Ito. Front Row (L-R): Whitney Shiroma, Neysa Taba, Stephanie Chiang, Mychal Hatae, Tiffany Hsu.

Photo by Steven Yamaki, photographer and owner of Images by Steven, a Silver Sponsor. Attire provided by Tori Richard, a Gold Sponsor, featuring cardigans from The New Black.