Ke Ao Maoli
A.J. Alana Ka'imi Bryce has not received any gifts yet
I am Hawaiian/Filipino/German/Irish, so Hapa, but anything could be contested since I was adopted in the 80’s with poor records and raised “American” by Caucasian Americans (as a white American). What I do know is that I undoubtedly carry an ancestry on my skin that has always set me apart from my Caucasian western communities. And what’s felt different in my heart all my life, I’m finally finding connection to in my Hawaiian roots. I do not take this lightly.…Continue
Posted on December 8, 2013 at 9:06pm
My Name is A.J.
I'm Mixed Hawaiian/Filipino/German/Irish, adopted into a middle class Midwestern (US) white family, and raised to believe I was white, but just "tanned well" (even tho that Tan stuck around all year long).
I have struggled most of my life trying to understand my culture, German and Irish always being the most accessible of the 4, Hawaii just being another American "State", and we never even got into the Filipino. "We're America, a melting pot, everyone…
Posted on November 12, 2013 at 2:39pm