Stacy Kamano is American model and actress. She is probably known for playing Hawaiian lifeguard Kekoa Tanaka on the TV series “Baywatch” from 1999 to 2001. She recalled, “When we filmed the opening credits for the show, we had to run up and down the beach all day. We had to double tape our swimsuits to our butts so they wouldn't ride up our cracks.”
In her free time, Kamano enjoys tennis, surfing, body building, swimming, water skiing and roller blading. She has a dong named Brando.
Miss Tropical Pre-Teen Hawaii
Childhood and Family:
Stacy Lee Kamano was born on September 17, 1974, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her mother is of Russian, Germany and Polish lineage and her father is Japanese. She began modeling and acting since she was a child. At age 11, Stacy won the title Miss Tropical Pre-Teen Hawaii. She graduated from Kaiser High School in 1992.
After crowning the Miss Tropical Pre-Teen Hawaii title, Stacy Kamano modeled for calenders, posters and catalogs. Since then, she has worked in a number of fashion shows and modeled for international designers such as Armani, Ferragamo, and Versace, to name a few. She also has modeled for various swimsuit lines like Jantzen, Gottex, and Mossimo and appeared in posters for Steinlager.
In 1999, Kamano made an auspicious television acting debut as local Hawaii lifeguard Kekoa Tanaka on the action/drama series “Baywatch Hawaii.” She stayed with the show until it was canceled in 2001. She reprised the role in the 2003 reunion TV movie “Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.”
Still in 2003, Kamano was cast as Nghara Frisbie-West on the made for TV film “Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt,” starring Adam West, Burt Ward and Jack Brewer. She also hosted the reality adventure series “Hotlines” (2003).
In 2007, Kamano played the role of Secretary Molly in an episode of the CBS daytime soap “The Bold and the Beautiful.”