Kiana was born and raised on the island of Oahu. She found her strong love for horses and her passion and talent for rodeo at a young age. She also participates in every island rodeo, and even competed on the mainland. Securing many Champion titles under her belt including All Around Cowgirl, Barrel Racing, Team Roping, Breakaway Roping, and Pole Bending. Kiana has proven herself as a competitor, horse trainer, and rodeo coach statewide.
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When not working on the ranch with her horses. Kiana attends Windward Community College where she is majoring in Business Management. She also works full-time as a Front Desk and Sales Manager at the Courtyard by Marriott Oahu North Shore hotel in Laie.
As Miss Rodeo Hawaii 2018 she believes it's her kuleana to positively impact both those inside and outside of the arena.
Kiana is ready to make a comeback from her near-death experience accident back in July 2017. Her future plans are to expand and promote our rich paniolo heritage, pursue her NFR Gold Buckle dreams, and remain involved in professional rodeo."
You can follow her journey as she travels both inter-island and across our country by following @kianauechi on Instagram.
Congratulations Kiana from Dita Holifield's All American Rodeo!
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