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Inaugural Beach Volleyball Championship in November 2014

The HTA is supporting the first-ever Pac Rim Sand Volleyball Championship as a new HTA Signature Event this year. The four-day event will be held over the Thanksgiving Day weekend from Nov. 27-30 at Queen’s Beach in Waikiki.
Beach volleyball has become one of the fastest growing and most successful emerging sports in the world, and is ranked among the top most watched sports during the summer Olympics, according to the event organizers.
The competition is anticipated to bring in more than 80 teams of world-class athletes from the U.S., Canada, Japan, China, Philippines and Hawaii. The event will also include volleyball clinics and activities for kids, and is expected to draw both participants and spectators from around the world.
“Sporting events offer an opportunity to expand Hawai‘i’s destination profile, benefit the state’s economy and enhance our quality of life,” said Mike Story, HTA tourism brand and sports manager. “Hawaii’s year-round tropical climate and picturesque sandy beaches create the perfect venue to host a world-class sporting event like the Pac Rim Sand Volleyball Championship and we are pleased to support this inaugural tournament.”
For more information about the event or to register for the competition or clinics, visit



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