"Wryly funny, generous-hearted, garnished with sun, surfing, and shave ice—a genuinely literary beach read. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Moving to Hawaii and enrolling at prestigious Punahou midyear, Lea feels isolated and, despite her island roots, uncertain where she fits in the complex cultural mosaic; everything changes when her mother, Ali, accepts Eddie and Melanie West's offer of their guesthouse in upscale Kahala.
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