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It’s a Hawaii Thing – Alec Mapa, America’s GAYSIAN Sweetheart

July 20, 2020

Join Brook Lee and Lanai Tabura as they interview local celebrities, artists, community leaders and more on this fun, new weekly program dedicated to anything and everything unique to life in Hawaii.

Episode #7 – Featuring America’s GAYSIAN Sweetheart – Alec Mapa

Coming up July 20th It’s A Hawaii Thing Da Podcast welcomes “America’s GAYSIAN Sweetheart” – Alec Mapa! He has been making people laugh since he was a little kid growing up in San Francisco and now he is an actor, comedian, and writer. He scored his first break playing the role of Song Liling in David Henry Huang’s Broadway production of M. Butterfly in which he toured the country. Alec has made guest appearances on a variety of TV shows like Roseanne, The Jamie Foxx Show, Seinfeld, Dharma and Greg, Desperate Housewives and the popular hit series Friends. His movie appearances include parts in Bright Lights, Big City, Connie and Carla, Don’t Mess With the Zohan, and Marley & Me, to name a few. Alec wrote and performed in a one-man play, I Remember Mapa, about his experiences growing up gay in San Francisco. He also was a featured performer on the Logo original standup comedy series Wisecrack. Hear the latest on America’s GAYSIAN Sweetheart – Alec Mapa premiering on July 20!

WATCH NOW & SUBSCRIBE: It’s a Hawaii Thing Youtube channel

Social media personality and “foodie” content creator Lanai Tabura adds, “This new channel allows me to apply experience from appearing on the Food Network and producing Cooking Hawaiian Style to encompassing all the many quirky, unique things about Island life. We want to keep the environment loose and spontaneous, ensuring the show is entertaining for both Kama’aina and fans of Hawaii from around the world.”

New “It’s a Hawaii Thing” episodes release on Mondays.

WATCH IT HERE: It’s a Hawaii Thing Youtube channel


July 20, 2020
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