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KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM Contestants Elizabeth Viernes, left, Jhordan Joshua, Elise MacLean, Rachel Pershin and Leah Austin will compete at the inaugural Miss Earth Hawaii pageant Sept. 1 at the Ala Moana Hotel.
KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM Aureana Tseu, executive director for Miss Earth Hawaii, is a former Miss Hawaii. "We're really looking for an ambassador for the environment, a beautiful female who cares about where she lives as far as her natural environment," Tseu said.