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Aiona Proposes Creation of Hawaii Sports Commission
Aiona Proposes Creation of Hawaii Sports Commission
January 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News, Maui Sports
 

Lt. Governor James R. “Duke” Aiona, Jr. today unveiled legislation to establish a Hawaii Sports Commission.  Under his proposal, the 13-member commission would be given the full-time responsibility to attract, develop and promote sporting events throughout the state.  According to the Hawaii Tourism Authority, the Pro Bowl alone accounted for $28.6 million in visitor spending; […]


Mark Okano of Aiea became the first to sign on as a player on the new Na Koa Ikaika Maui roster during a press conference on Tuesday in Wailuku.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Maui Signs First Player To New Minor League Team
December 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News, Maui Sports
 

By Wendy Osher [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqVcwfcvvwY[/youtube] Minor League Baseball returns to Maui with plans to throw out the first pitch in May during the upcoming 2010 season at the Iron Maehara Baseball Stadium. The 22-member team will be called: Na Koa Ikaika O Maui, or the Strong Warriors of Maui. While their coach has yet to be […]


Photo Credit:  County of Maui.
Maui to Host Regular Season UH Volleyball Game
November 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News, Maui Sports
 

By Wendy Osher The University of Hawaii is bringing men’s volleyball to Maui, making the War Memorial Gym home court for its February 27th game against BYU.  UH Director of Athletics Jim Donovan made the announcement this afternoon at the county building in Wailuku. “We’re very happy to be back here,” said UH Athletic Director […]