“I usually emphasize that I am a hapa author,” says Kahakauwila. “It’s a political move.”
Kaylen Ralph is a Chicago-based freelance journalist who contributes to online publications including Glamour.com, Refinery29.com, Girlboss.com and Rewire.org, among others. In 2013, she co-founded The Riveter Magazine. Currently, Kaylen is co-editing an anthology featuring contemporary longform journalism by women that is forthcoming from The Sager Group in Fall 2018.