Hawaii


LPGA

Kapolei Golf Club to Host LOTTE Championship

April 12, 2021

The LPGA and LOTTE announced that Kapolei Golf Club in Hawaii will host the ninth edition of the LOTTE Championship in 2021. more >>


XTERRA

XTERRA World Championship Coming to Maui

December 28, 2020

The 2021 XTERRA World Championship will be held on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii. more >>


Spartan

Spartan Trail Ready to Launch

December 2, 2020

Spartan Trail and ATRA are at the start line with a series of nationwide events designed to challenge athletes. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Ready to Host Athlete Recovery Day

October 6, 2020

USA Triathlon hosts Athlete Recovery Day on Oct. 12, the would-be day after 2020 IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. more >>


Troon

Troon Courses Hosting Breast Cancer Awareness Events in October

October 5, 2020

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and “Troon Women’s Golf Month” at Troon-affiliated facilities around the world. more >>



Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Courses Winning International Honors

March 8, 2021

Troon® announced 49 of its brand-affiliated courses were named to Golfweek’s list of “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


EnergyBars

Quantum Energy Squares Named Official Energy Bar For The 2019 Vega IRONMAN World Championship

September 30, 2019

Quantum Energy Squares will be the exclusive energy bar served to athletes on-course throughout the IRONMAN World Championship®. more >>


GoGolfKuai

Go Golf Kaua‘i Launches New Website

September 23, 2019

Go Golf Kaua‘i, a collection of Kaua‘i’s daily-fee and resort golf courses, has launched a new and improved website at www.gogolfkauai.com. more >>


HonoluluMarathon

Honolulu Marathon, eventbaxx Align for Event

January 14, 2019

eventbaxx and the Honolulu Marathon have signed a partnership agreement good for the next two years. more >>


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Articles

Article | February 6, 2019
Measles Outbreak Stands to Affect Youth Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A satire site recently noted, “CDC Releases List of Vaccine Side Effects, Including Old Age, Grey Hair.” Unfortunately, the problem of...   More>>


Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>


Article | September 5, 2018
Fierce Turf Wars Threaten Competitive Surfing Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the surf-centric movie, Blue Crush, North Shore surfers, irate at the newbie tourists learning to surf on their ‘sweet spot’ beach, send one...   More>>


Article | May 16, 2018
With Homes Destroyed and Lives Threatened by Volcano’s Eruption, Sports are the Least of Hawai’i’s Worries

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With residents being evacuated from homes and property damage estimates already in the millions, the concept of sports events on Hawai’i’s Big...   More>>


Article | February 7, 2018
Athletes on Living Through False Alarm on Hawai'i: 'We Thought This Could be It'

By: Michael Popke

For the contiguous states, the false missile alarm in Hawai'i was a blip on the news radar. For some college teams who happened to be competing in...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Go West for Sports Opportunities

By: Michael Popke

The Southwest and Pacific Coast regions of the U.S. have much to offer, including a pleasant mix of seasons, with opportunities for just about every...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


Article | May 3, 2017
The Newest Threat to Sports Events in Hawaii: Rat Lungworm Disease

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Zika. Ebola. They’re words that raise enormous red flags for sports event planners. But brace yourself for the newest plague – and this one has a...   More>>


Article | September 7, 2016
Hoping to Catch Wave, Hawaii Seals Sports Tourism Marketing Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With its recent signing of a sports marketing contract, Hawai'i has served notice it intends to catch the sports tourism wave. In the wake of losing...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 2, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

When the Hawai’i Convention Center’s management decided to help sports event owners find their way to the island, they knew they had to offer... More>>


ConventionCenter Case study | September 1, 2018
Sporting in Paradise   

By: Michael Popke

Designed around Hawai‘i’s tropical landscape, our open-air facility inspires creativity on and off the courts. The Hawai‘i Convention Center... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>



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