Sign in. Note: "Hapa" is a Hawaiian term for those who are mixed with an Asian ethnicity and a non-Asian ethnicity. In regards to this list, this is for actresses with one Asian parent and one non-Asian parent. Actress Dreamgirls.
Certainly, the new standard of beauty has changed over the years. Large, double-lidded eyes, small sharp nose, narrow face, tall figure, and white skin—these Western qualities make Asians sigh and admire. There is a long list of mixed race celebrities, actors, models, and beauty titlists in many parts of Asia. Chinese actress Dilraba Dilmurat.
I'm An Asian Woman Engaged To A White Man And, Honestly, I'm Struggling With That
Growing up as hapa — meaning "mixed race" in Hawaii and half-Asian, half-white in my circles — comes with its own set of problems. I'm not just talking about when I had to check "other" under the race box during standardized tests: I'm talking about beauty problems. There are many misconceptions when it comes to being hapa, and I'm here to set the record straight. A little background: my father is Chinese, and my mother is Irish, and I've found it difficult to find the balance between being too white and too Asian.
Mitchell is mixed Filipino, Irish, Scottish. She has voiced her support for the LGBTQ community as well as the struggles she faced accepting herself as mixed heritage. Bennet's father is Chinese American heritage.