Graduate of Roosevelt High School (Honolulu, HI)
Well known for her Top 10 hit single "If I Can't Have You" (written by two members of The Bee Gees), which was featured in Saturday Night Fever (1977).
She sang backup for Eric Clapton, simultaneously with her own career, from 1974 to 1979.
Part Japanese, Chinese and Irish.
Daughter Sage and son Ben with Hyman.