Mrs. Hawaii America 2022 Meghan Akim
Meghan Akim is a business woman, entrepreneur and philanthropist. She has a deep passion for her community and a desire to help people reach their highest potential. Meghan’s life motto is to F.L.Y. which stands for First (Learn to) Love Yourself. She believes that the simple act of learning to love yourself can allow you to break free from the things that may be holding you back. And then, by unlocking your inner strength and potential, you can tap into your power to help others.
Meghan earned her love of education and mentorship at a young age. She graduated from the prestigious Punahou School and earned her BA Degree at Duke University, majoring in Neuroscience with coursework in Business & Marketing and Psychology. Since graduating, Meghan has been an active figure in the development of community programs. She is a board member of DreamHouse Ewa Beach, a charter school dedicated to raising Hawaii’s homegrown leaders. She also serves on the board of Women Speaking Out (WSO), an organization giving todays youth a voice to stand against dating violence. She is a member of the United Nations Honolulu Chapter and the Princess Ruth Hawaiian Civic Club, and actively seeks out opportunities to volunteer and empower her community.
Along with her stellar credentials, Meghan is a seasoned fashion model. Walking for brands such as Manaola at New York Fashion Week and Manuheali’i. She achieved Top 15 in the Miss America Pageant, and 1st Runner up at the Mrs. World Pageant representing all of Polynesia! She believes that beauty and brains are a powerful tool to do good in the world.
As a flight attendant with Hawaiian Airlines and a pilot in training, Meghan truly believes the sky is the limit, and what you can dream, you can do. When not globetrotting or planning her next philanthropic venture, you’ll find Meghan enjoys attending her husband’s musical gigs, relaxing on the beach, and brunching with friends.