Hawaii


AAU

AAU Announces Information on Summer Events

May 13, 2020

The AAU has released information on events beginning with the Memorial Day weekend and running through the end of July. more >>


PGATourChampions

PGA TOUR Champions Announces Schedule for 2020

March 5, 2020

PGA TOUR Champions announced its schedule, featuring 27 events and culminating with the fifth annual Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs. more >>


USTA

Fed Cup Action Coming to Hawaii in March

February 28, 2020

Team USA's Davis Cup team returns to Hawaii on March 6-7 for the first time in 28 years for a qualifying competition against Uzbekistan. more >>


XTERRA

2020 XTERRA America Tour Announces 15 Events Nationwide

February 11, 2020

The 2020 XTERRA America Tour features 15 events across the US, leading up to the XTERRA World Championship off-road triathlon in Maui. more >>


USTA

Davis Cup Making a Return to Hawaii

January 22, 2020

Davis Cup tennis will return to Hawaii for the first time in 28 years at the Blaisdell Center March 6-7 in Honolulu, according to the USTA. 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 >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Foundation Providing Charitable Giving to Hawaii's Volvano Victims

December 17, 2018

IRONMAN Foundation will distribute a number of charitable initiatives to those stricken by the volcano in Hawaii. more >>


Amazon

Amazon Becomes Official Sports Nutrition Retailer of IRONMAN World Championship

November 12, 2018

Amazon has teamed up with IRONMAN as the Official Sports Nutrition Retailer of the 2018 IRONMAN World Championship. more >>


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Articles

Shot 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>>


USSoccer 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>>


SurfWars 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>>


Volcano 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>>


HawaiiMissile 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>>


Ratlungworm 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>>


AlohaStadium 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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