Kahealani Hekau is from beautiful state of Niue, the Rock Island of Polynesia and the world’s largest coral island.
Crowned Miss South Pacific in 2004, Kahealani entered the pageant because of her love for performing arts as a medium to bring communities together.
Now, she is attending the United Nations climate talks (COP18) in Doha as a member of the Pacific Gender Coalition to raise the participation of community based organisations in policy making; and to encourage policy decisions to be more gender responsive. Kahealani told The Verb about all things gender and climate change.
Kahealani’s mission ...