UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII RAINBOW WARRIORS KICK OFF 2018 SEASON OPENER AGAINST NAVY Saturday, September 1, 2018 ● 5:00 p.m.

Posted on Aug 30, 2018 in Main, UH Corner

After an thrilling opening game victory, we are excited to welcome Coach Rolovich and the team back to the Hawaiian Financial Federal Credit Union (formally, Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union) Field at Aloha Stadium for the 2018 season.  The first home game is scheduled for Saturday, September 1st vs. the Navy Midshipmen with a 5:00pm kick-off.  It’s going to be a great game and we expect a large crowd. To avoid those last minute lines at the Box Office, fans are encouraged to purchase tickets online (www.HawaiiAthletics.com) or by phone (808-944-2697) before arriving at the game. Public parking in the Upper and Lower Halawa Parking Lots is accessible through Parking Gates 3 (Halawa) & 4 (Lower Salt Lake), opening at 12 p.m.  All other lots (UH Reserved, Parking Gate 1/Main Salt Lake, Parking Gate 2/North Kamehameha), will open at 1 p.m.  Parking rates are $8.00 per car, $31 per bus/limousine. Cash only please. Turnstile Gates 1 – 8 will open to the public starting at 3:30 p.m.  Please note that the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet & Marketplace will be closed and will reopen Sunday, September 2nd at 6:30am.

INCOMING TRAFFIC & PARKING
2018 University of Hawaii Parking Map
UH Game Day Exit Map
Entrance through Parking Gate 1 (Main Salt Lake)
 – ADA, Bus Lot and Sections 1-7 only (PASSES ONLY); Use Kamehameha Highway or Salt Lake Blvd.
Entrance through Parking Gate 2 (North Kamehameha) – Parking Sections 8-14 only (PASSES ONLY); Use Kamehameha Highway.
PUBLIC PARKING Entrance through Parking Gate 3 (Halawa) – Upper and Lower Halawa parking lots only (PUBLIC PARKING); Use Kahuapaani St. only.
PUBLIC PARKING Entrance through Parking Gate 4 (Lower Salt Lake) – Upper and Lower Halawa parking lots only (PUBLIC PARKING); Use Kahuapaani St. only.
Entrance through Business Access Gate – Upper Halawa Reserved (PASSES ONLY); Use Salt Lake Blvd. or Kahuapaani St.
Traffic updates will be available on ESPN 1420 AM, Facebook at AlohaStadiumHawaii and on Twitter @AlohaStadiumHI

There will be no public parking available on the inner circle, except for the limited amount of ADA stalls. The ADA stalls will be open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parking attendants will be asking for ADA placards and ADA issued identification cards. Guests who are unable to produce the placard and the ID card to match a person inside the vehicle will not be allowed to park in the ADA areas.

Alternate parking is available at Radford High School and Leeward Community College (LCC). KAM Drive-In will not be available this season. Please note opening and closing times:

Leeward Community College (2:30 p.m. – 1 hour after game) Parking is FREE. Cost is $2 per person (roundtrip) for shuttle service (2:30 p.m. – 1 hour after the game).

Radford High School (1:30 p.m. – 1 hour after game) Parking is $5. NO shuttle service available.
Note: Security is present at all alternate parking sites. No tailgating allowed at all alternate parking sites.

Here’s what you need to know before heading to the game:

NEW BAG POLICY: In an effort to enhance public safety and facilitate a faster entry through the gates, Aloha Stadium has modified its security policy by limiting the number and size of bags allowed in the stadium. Each person shall be allowed: One Bag that does not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” in size. In addition, each person will be allowed to hand-carry a blanket, poncho or jacket and a seat cushion. Strollers are allowed, however they must be collapsible and fit underneath the seat and stored safely without obstructing the aisle-ways for other guests.

PARTY ON THE PLAZA – PRE-GAME ENTERTAINMENT & ACTIVITIES (North Plaza)
· C-Stand Beer Garden – keeping you in tune with all the college games you watch while featuring over 16 varieties of beers to choose from!
· C-Gear Shop – Find the latest Official UH styles and exclusive designs only at the Aloha Stadium CGear Shop.
· Local Entertainment featuring The City Boys.
· Social Spot Photo Wall – Pow Wow has come through again and created a one of a kind mural just for the Aloha Stadium. You’ll have to stop by and watch local artist Mark Visaya on the final touches.

VENDOR VILLAGE (South Plaza by Turnstile Gate 2)
Enjoy our new Vendor Village presented by iHeart Radio.  Enjoy music from your favorite iHeart radio stations, and interact with local businesses like for your chance to receive free giveaways, discount offers, and prize drawings.  DJs will be playing music until kick-off, so arrive early and join the fun. JUST ADDED: We’ll be passing out limited edition Magnum P.I. seat cushions to the first 5,000 fans through Turnstile Gate 2..

University of Hawaii Promotions: Bank of Hawaii is the game sponsor for “Military Night” and will distribute 5,000 clear bags to fans and award 70,000 Hawaiian Miles to a lucky member of the armed forces. F-22 Hawaiian Raptors out of Joint Base Pearl Harbor will commence a fly over during the National Anthem. The Navy League Key Spouse awards will be presented during pre-game. The UH Band will honor the military with God Bless America sung by Samuel Hesch. A UH student will compete in the “Bank of Hawaii Quarterback Challenge” for the chance to win a $100 gift card and Beats headphones during the first timeout of the fourth quarter.  Also, register at Gate 4 or 6 to win the “Best Seats In the House,” compliments of Papa John’s Pizza Hawaii and NAPA. The Farmers Hawaii Supa Bowzooka will be launching T-shirts into the stands between the first and second quarters. Active, DOD civilians, reservists, and retired members of the military will receive 50% off regularly priced tickets in select areas by log in or sign in on www.govx.com.