Kona Carmack (born October 1, 1976 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an American model and actress. She was born and raised in Honolulu. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month in February 1996. She is of Irish, Spanish, Filipino, Chinese, and Hawaiian descent. She has lived in Israel, Milan, and Tokyo. Carmack was a pre-med major at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, then graduated from the University of Southern California Film School in December 2003. She produced a documentary on legendary surfer and Olympic gold medalist Duke Kahanamoku, and worked as a writer on various screenplays. She's been working in production for the series Deadwood and in 2007 she worked for the former television show Monk . She married fellow Hawaiian and former E! and Extra reporter and current HGTV's Small Space, Big Style host Andrew Yani on December 27, 2003. The two divorced in 2004.