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New Hawaii Soccer Tournament Kicks-Off Next Month

Some of the world’s top soccer stars will be on Oahu for the inaugural Hawaiian Islands Invitational, an international soccer event that will be held on Feb. 23 and 25, 2012, at Aloha Stadium. Through HTA’s sports marketing program, we are pleased to support Major League Soccer (MLS) and ESPN Regional Televisions (ERT) inaugural tournament. The tournament will feature four games over a two-day period and will host the four teams, Melbourne Heart FC from Australia’s A-League, Colorado Rapids from the MLS, Yokohama FC from Japan’s J-League,and from the K-League – Busan I-Park from South Korea.

Sporting events such as the Hawaiian Islands Invitational help to increase our state’s sports presence on a globally competitive level; diversify the visitor experience; provide opportunities for residents; and highlight our Hawaii  to the world.   

The Hawaiian Islands Invitational will be broadcast on and on numerous ESPN International networks. For more information, please visit:

Tickets for the Hawaiian Islands Invitational can be purchased online at: by calling: 808-523-3688 


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