The Fighting Irish will travel to Aloha Stadium to play the Warriors on Christmas Eve, it was announced today.

Honolulu, Hawai‘i – The University of Notre Dame has accepted an invitation to play in the 2008 SHERATON HAWAI‘I BOWL, Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowl Executive Director David A. K. Matlin announced today. The Fighting Irish will meet the University of Hawai‘i, which accepted the SHERATON HAWAI’I BOWL invitation on Nov. 29.

“We are thrilled to have the University of Notre Dame in the 7th Annual SHERATON HAWAI‘I BOWL,” Matlin said. “Notre Dame is a storied football tradition and we are honored to have both them and the University of Hawai‘i in our 2008 game.”

Pete Derzis, ESPN Regional Television Vice President and General Manager, said, “to be able to attract Notre Dame as an at-large team in only our 7th year is a real testament to Hawai‘i being a world-class destination and the quality of our previous games. In addition the unique experiences we have provided for the student-athletes have played a big part in showcasing ourselves and the game.”

So what do you think of this matchup? Discuss!

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