Senior Theses

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Publication Date


Document Type

Thesis (Linfield Access)

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing



Faculty Advisor(s)

Anna Keesey

Subject Categories

Creative Writing | Nonfiction


This creative writing thesis contains memoir writing by Tiani Kaneakua. It involves themes of identity as a Native Hawaiian/White/Asian mixed person, the culture in which Kaneakua grew up, family, death, and grief.

  • Hawai'i
  • Scot and Maile
  • Death in the Ohana
  • Hapa Haole (ha-pa how-lee)
  • Tita (tee-tuh)
  • Uncle Carlos
  • Kaneakua
  • Tiani Kewai