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Hawaii Welcomes World Class Sporting Events This Winter

With ideal year-round climate and diverse environments, the Hawaiian Islands have become home to world-class sporting events. Winter kicks off a season of high caliber events including participatory sports like the Xterra Trail Run World Championships and the Honolulu Marathon, to spectator sports like the Sony Open and the Pro Bowl. These events provide unique experiences for both residents and visitors while enhancing Hawai‘i’s economy, image and quality of life. These winter sports attract more than 59,000 visitors and resident attendees and generate approximately $100 million in expenditures. 

Upcoming HTA-sponsored sports events include:  
 
Date Event Island
2012    
Dec. 1-20  Vans Triple Crown Oahu
Dec. 8 Xterra Trail Run World Championships Oahu
Dec. 22-23, 25 Diamond Head Classic Oahu
Dec. 24 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl Oahu
2013    
Jan. 4-7  Hyundai Tournament of Champions Maui
Jan. 7-13  Sony Open Oahu
Jan. 18-20 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Halalai Hawaii Island
Jan. 21-27 Pro Bowl Oahu
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The HTA continues to develop its sports marketing program to increase Hawaii’s presence on a globally competitive level, diversify the visitor and resident experience and build a sustainable sports tourism market. 
 
     

 

 

 

 

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