Island Sports Media awarded Warrior defensive end David Veikune with its first annual Athlete of the Year Award at Tiki’s Grill and Bar last night.

University of Hawai`i Warrior defensive lineman David Veikune was named the Island Sports Media Athlete of the Year today at Tiki’s Grill and Bar.

The award is given to an athlete who exhibits excellent qualities both on and off the field. Everything from family, school, and excellent consistent play on the field is considered. The goal of the award is to motivate and empower the youth of the islands to achieve their best at whatever they do. The award is open to any athlete with an island connection whether from Hawai`i, the Polynesian Islands, or the mainland.

Congratulations to David!

David Veikune: ISM’s Athlete of the Year