Emmalia Tuagalu is a spunky six year old from Pearl City, Hawaii. She started with a traditional hālau dancing hula at the age of two and discovered she loved performing on stage. At the age of 4, Emmalia discovered pageants and was most recently titled as 2018 IJM Hawaii Junior Princess. After winning her title, Emmalia was casted in an upcoming film starring Ben Affleck and Charlie Hunnam and directed by award winning director J.C. Chandor.
With a heart full of gold, philanthropy truly is a huge part of Emmalia’s world. Whether raising money to buy toys for Secret Santa Project or volunteering at Kapiolani Children's Miracle Hospital events, Emmalia’s passion for helping others comes from her love for her special needs brother Dominick.