HONOLULU (KHON2) — Actress Mary Rivera was honored at the state Capitol for playing Lola in the Hollywood blockbuster “Spider-Man: No Way Home.”

Lola is grandmother. She plays the grandmother of Spiderman’s best friend Ned who is also an actor from Hawaii, Jacob Batalon.

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Rivera said thousands of other women auditioned for the part just like she did.

“It was a rare privilege for me, a simple Filipina, to be featured in a Hollywood movie,” said Rivera. “I wanted to bring some pride to my homeland of the Philippines because I thought wow this is Disney. This is Marvel. So, yes I will audition for it.”

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Rivera said initially the role had no lines but without giving any spoilers she did end up saying quite a bit for a memorable scene.