Tracy Regan has a BA in journalism with an emphasis in print marketing and an MA in Secondary Education. She taught high school Language Arts for many years in Fairbanks, Alaska. Tracy also built and ran a successful agritourism and plant nursery operation in North Pole, AK before selling it and moving to the Hamakua Coast. After remodeling and subdividing a property in Ninole, she bought 40 acres near Umikoa Village and currently lives in a tiny house while constructing a modernist home. She enjoys life in the cool Ohia forest with her three dogs and two mammoth donkeys.