This loving memoir is brought to you by Tracie Keolalani, a true local girl, tita ē. Born and raised in Hawaii, she takes us on her journey of discovering the truth behind her homeland and her people. As a "brownish" local girl, she weaves in personal experiences of systemic racism, prejudice, and struggle. Honestly and wholeheartedly, she lets us peek into the sorrow, beauty and humor of her world as she struggles to find her own identity and voice.
"Life and Race Through the Eyes of a Brownish Local Girl, Tita Ē" is a reflective and informational book. We are guided through the life of Tracie Keolalani and motivated to be aware of how behavior affects those around us. She exposes us to her people's pain in order to compel change through our actions and behavior.