The new Miss Hawaii 2011 was crowned last night at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. She is Lauren Kealohilani Cheape, 23, and a member of the University of Hawaii's water polo team. Runners-up were Miss Garden Isle Shannon Dresser, Miss Kahala Brittni Leina'ala Woodward, Miss Kona Coffee Lacy Kawailapaimohalaikapuanani Matsuko Deniz, and Miss Maui Maya Iida. A total of 11 women competed for the coveted title of the 65th Miss Hawaii. Competing as Miss East Oahu, Lauren succeeds Jalee Fuselier, Miss America 2011 second runner-up and will now prepare to win the title of Miss America 2012.