Wow, I still can’t believe that two months passed since our last 1st and 10 with JD.  Once again it was a great question and answer session with Hawaii Athletic Director Jim Donovan.  Here are a few upcoming events that JD and his staff wanted to share with the Sports Hawaii Ohana.

Yes, we can’t believe summer is almost over! We can just feel the excitement with our sports season starting up in less than a month. Here are our upcoming/ongoing events:

* Season tickets for women’s volleyball and football are currently on sale. Please come out and support our student-athletes!

* Murphy’s Pigskin Pigout is on August 25, 2011, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at Murphy’s Bar & Grill. Proceeds benefit Na Koa Football Club and Hawaii Bowl Foundation. Tickets are $100 (hosted food and beverage). Tickets can be purchased at the door or at:

* The Na Koa Bowl is scheduled for August 29, 2011. Details are forthcoming. Last year’s inaugural “telethon” was a success. Thanks for everyone’s support! Check Ahahui Koa Anuenue’s Calendar of Events for updated information. The link is:

* The UH Athletics Golf Tournament in Los Angeles, CA is on September, 14, 2011 at Industry Hills Golf Club. Shotgun start is at 9:00 am. Four-person team is $600. Team and tee signage package is just $700. The link for the registration form is: … 110914.pdf

* First-year Soccer Head Coach Michele Nagamine and her squad will kick off the season against Washington State on August 19, 2011 at 7:00 pm at Waipio Soccer Complex. Come out and cheer on the Rainbow Wahine under its new leadership!

* UH Athletics and UH Alumni Association (UHAA) will host events in conjunction with away football games. Please check the UHAA website for more details. It’s so exciting to see our awesome fans take it to the road! UHAA website link:

* In conjunction with the UH vs. UNLV football game in Las Vegas, NV, Boyd Group and UH Athletics will be putting on some events including a pre-game tailgate featuring Amy Hanaiali`i at the parking lot across the California Hotel & Casino on Saturday, Sept. 17th as well as a concert brunch with Amy Hanaiali`i at the Cal on Sunday, Sept. 18th. For more information, the link is: … yer_05.pdf
For game ticket/tailgate package information, go to:!

As you can see, we have a lot going on with the new sports season fast-approaching. Thank you very much for all your support of UH Athletics!! See you in September!

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