As Maui teenager Melanie Kato prepares to graduate from high school and move onto the next phase of her life, she has many things to consider. Melanie has become a first-rate student, allowing her to follow in her mother's footsteps and consider becoming a doctor. She has also grown into a top athlete, catching the attention of recruiters from around the country, all trying to lure her into their schools. Overwhelmed with the attention, and trying to cope with the pressures of being a teenager, she explores other possibilities. Melanie knows she would be throwing away once in a lifetime opportunities, but she needs to do things her own way, something she learned from her single mother. Concerned with what her mom might think, she hides her interest in the military for as long as she can, always hoping for some understanding. When her plans are finally revealed, both mother and daughter get the surprise of a lifetime.
Join Melanie as she survives the last few adventures of youth, says goodbye to old friends, and prepares to jump in her next adventure!