The 2018 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic will be held at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The 10th annual event will feature an eight-team field, including Charlotte, Colorado, Indiana State,Rhode Island, St. Mary’s, TCU, UNLV and host Hawai’i. The Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic is a bracket-format tournament with 12 games over three days. Each team competes in one game per day, advancing through the bracket. The two teams that remain undefeated face off in a championship game on the final day of competition.
Daryl Garvin | Executive Director | Email Daryl
Tamarah Tabor | Director of Operations | Email Tamarah
Gianni Minga | Events and Ticketing Manager | Email Gianni
Steering Committee Members
Hugh Yoshida – Committee Chair
Avi Mannis – Hawaiian Airlines – Title Sponsor
John Aeto – The Kalaimoku Group
Vince Baldemor – Hawai’i Pacific University
Rick Blangiardi – Hawaii News Now
David Carey – WDPCThree Consulting
Sean Dee – Outrigger Hotel & Resort
Jim Donovan – Cal State Fullerton Athletics
Patrick Dugan – Anthology Marketing Group
John Fink – KFVE (K5) the Home Team
Art Gladstone – Hawai’i Pacific Health
Steve Goodenow – The Hawaii Investigative Group, LLC
George Gutierrez – Nagamine Okawa Engineers, Inc.
Sidney Hamada – Flora-Dec Sales, Inc.
Craig Hirasaki – Hirasaki Nakagawa Design
Alan Hoffmann – Hoffman Communications
Allan Ikawa – Big Island Candies
Denis Isono – Central Pacific Bank
Mitch Kaaiali’i – First Hawaiian Bank
Brian Kealoha – Hawai’i Energy
Wes Kimura – Servco Pacific Inc.
Chris Kobayashi – Kobayashi, Sugita & Goda
Duane Kurisu – AIO Group
Dave Lokar – Heineken USA
David A.K. Matlin – University of Hawai’i Athletics
Brad Motooka – University of Hawai’i, Marketing
Don Murphy – Murphy’s Bar and Grill
Marc Nakamoto – Sodexo
Quan Nguyen – Papa John’s Hawaii
Ernie Nishizaki – Acumen Advisor LLC
Darryl Nohara – Retired
Tim Parker – Island Energy
Jeff Portnoy – Cade Schutte Law
John Sabas – Sabas & Associates
MaryAnn Sacharski – Multicom, Inc.
Richard Sheriff – University of Hawai’i, Stan Sheriff Center
George Szigeti – Hawaii Tourism Authority
Donald Takaki – Island Movers
Denise Takashima – Territorial Savings
Steve Teves – Hawaii Public Policy Advocates
Riley Wallace – Boyd Gaming Corp.
Johnny White – OC Sports Analyst
Kent Youel – Retired US Coast Guard Officer