Her heritage is Hawaiian, Chinese and Irish.
The two meet when Joshua is on his porch due to fleas in his house and they have a conversation after Joshua realizes that she is blind.
In October 2008, she said she was voting for in the and that she was previously a supporter of.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii where she attended The Kamehameha Schools.
Friends say that by the time the band finished touring behind Licensed to Ill in late 1987, Yauch was convinced that the Beastie Boys were breaking up.